Tag Archives: CrowdStrike

Mitre Evaluates Cyber Tools From 21 Vendors for ‘APT29’ Threat Defense Initiative

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Mitre has issued the results of its assessments of cybersecurity platforms from 21 companies to help industry and government agencies improve their capabilities to detect and combat cyber threats. Mitre evaluated the cyber offerings using its ATT&CK knowledge base to emulate the techniques used by APT29, a cyber threat group believed to be related to the Russian government, the nonprofit corporation said Tuesday.

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Parsons’ Ronald Nielson: US Cyber Posture Calls for People, Tech Integration Across Gov’t, Industry

Ronald Nielson, chief technology officer at Parsons’ cyber and intelligence division, has said the incorporation of commercial cybersecurity platforms into federal networks has helped promote industry innovation and allowed the Defense Department to counter threat actors. “Our nation’s cybersecurity prowess is best measured as an integration of people, processes and …

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DHS OKs CrowdStrike Cybersecurity Services Under Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Program

The Department of Homeland Security has authorized CrowdStrike as a cybersecurity services provider under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program. This authorization allows for the company’s services to support critical cyber activities of the DHS, the company said Wednesday. CrowdStrike offers three variants of its Falcon platform designed to monitor …

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CrowdStrike Receives FedRAMP Authorization for Cloud-Based Endpoint Protection Platform

CrowdStrike has been authorized under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to support the U.S. government in modernizing its information technology systems using the CrowdStrike Falcon platform. As a FedRAMP-certified cloud service provider, Crowdstrike will continue to serve the private sector, as well as expand its services to the …

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Mitre to Help 8 Companies Perform Cyber Tool Assessments

Mitre has launched an initiative to help eight companies test and improve their cybersecurity platforms, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. The research nonprofit organization will work with Carbon Black, CounterTack, CrowdStrike, Cylance, Endgame, Microsoft, RSA and SentinelOne to assess their endpoint security tools and other cyber offerings. Mitre will …

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CrowdStrike Establishes Own Foundation to Support Cybersecurity and AI Areas

CrowdStrike has announced the inauguration of its own foundation dedicated to developing next generation talent and research in the areas of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. The company said Tuesday the CrowdStrike Foundation will fund scholarships and research for students and scientists studying cybersecurity and AI. The foundation will also provide pro-bono security software …

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CrowdStrike Report: Russian Group Used Malware Implant in Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine, Democrats

A new CrowdStrike report has found that a Russian group called Fancy Bear likely used a malware implant on Android platforms to monitor Ukraine’s artillery units and launch cyber attacks against the Democratic National Committee, Reuters reported Thursday. CrowdStrike co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch said the hacking group used a variant of the malware that targeted DNC …

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CrowdStrike: China-Affiliated Cyber Attacks Continued After Pact Signed

Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of CrowdStrike, says his company has identified several attempted intrusions by China-affiliated threat actors on U.S. companies over the past month. Alperovitch wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that the company used its cloud-based CrowdStrike Falcon technology to detect and combat the attacks, which …

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