Active Cyber Defense Tactics

Active cyber defense (ACD) is the concept of proactively opposing an attack in computers and networks. There are a series of tactics that can be applied in order to mitigate risk or detect adversaries inside the network. Active Hunting Security operations team focuses on reactive detection mainly based on signatures. In this scenario advanced attackers…

The new security paradigm shift (1)

From the early 80’s to the first decade of the new millennium, security has evolved very fast, however it is in the last decade that the fastest and biggest shift has happened. We all remember the famous movie ‘Hackers’, with the exotic Angelina Jolie and that punk look of the golden times.┬áThese hackers were moved…

Asymmetric Cyber Warfare (White Paper)

Digging into the concept of asymmetric cyber warfare and looking for current examples I got to the following white papers which provide an explanation and describe the asymmetric warfare concept. It is also discussed one the most sounded cases of asymmetric cyber warfare known until today, the Jester case. https://ccdcoe.org/sites/default/files/multimedia/pdf/3_2_LilesDietzRogersLarson_ApplyingTraditionalMilitaryPrinciplesToCyberWarfare.pdf https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/attacking/jester-dynamic-lesson-asymmetric-unmanaged-cyber-warfare-33889