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Recent events, threats, and all things cyber

The Swords of a Thousand Men

…and women, possibly children too, if you believe the papers. Even if you had spent the last 2 months trekking across the Mongolian Steppe avoiding what is left of the Horde you will surely have heard about the sublime breach of Government departments, large software companies, and possibly some big Internationals via a supply chain

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Damned Details

We all know about patch Tuesday, the regular and often dreaded patches from Microsoft and other large vendors. Many of these patches are automagically deployed without testing, certainly in smaller organisations, and in the case of the recent SolarWinds snafu, large enterprises, large software companies, and critical government departments.

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We need to talk about Kevin

Unusual to use the first person in a blog, in fact this might be the first, and hopefully last, time. I am very thrilled to have joined Tiberium as Chief Research Officer and will be delivering these weekly missives for the foreseeable. Those that have read my prior blogs (seven or so years worth) will

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Cloudburst

A very long time ago, 2016 in fact, some of us spoke at or attended a security event which was themed on not letting a cloudburst rain on your parade, the premise being that leaping into Cloud deployment presented many risks including: Connectivity between legacy infrastructure and the Cloud
Continuous management of the admin and

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Don’t F**k With DemoCats

Before we get started this week, we would like to wish everyone well during these times of stress and turbulence. Of course, the hackers (mwahahaha) of the world have been preparing for lockdown nearly as much as the gamers since they realised that taking things apart is fun. As we discussed last week, the organised crime fraternity … Read more

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Announcement: We have big news!

This year is a huge year for Tiberium. I would personally like to thank Tiberium’s customers, partners, and colleagues who have supported the vision. You have put your cyber defence trust in us, and for that, we are humbled. We are growing fast, the year ahead will be like no other in my life. Building … Read more

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WhatsApp Doc

Happy New Year from all of us at Tiberium! As we plough headlong into 2021 with chaos everywhere, not least at the UK/European border and in the United States of America (curious isn’t it that the National Security machine of the USA didn’t anticipate a whiff of trouble at The Capitol or elsewhere from disturbed … Read more

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An Ill Wind From The East

The week before last we wrote about the announcement from FireEye claiming that a nation-state with ‘top-tier offensive capabilities’ had stolen its stash of ‘Red Team assessment tools’. The announcement raised more questions than it answered, however, we were sure that with the impressive forensic capabilities of the former Mandiant part of FireEye, they would … Read more

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Burning Down The House

This week, none other than top-flight information security outfit FireEye announced that it had been hacked, claiming that a nation-state with ‘top-tier offensive capabilities’ had stolen its stash of ‘Red Team assessment tools’. Since FireEye acquired the go-to (for large corporate, Enterprises and those with deep pockets at least) incident response firm in 2014, in fact, … Read more

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