Security solution which acts like traditional painkiller

most security solutions are like traditional painkillers, we certainly feel better after talking them, but the root cause of pain remains intact and unresolved! as long as we do not address root cause of security incidents and vulnerabilities, we will be feeling better from short-term pain relief of “Security Solutions” and then suffering again soon… Continue reading Security solution which acts like traditional painkiller

utilizing dark web as defense

I was shocked when I heard from a “security professional” that using dark web as means understanding cyber threats has been Just Recently been discovered by them as an effective defense mechanism! no kidding! then why we are surprised we get hacked by the most trivial TTP out there? this is very disappointing that “security… Continue reading utilizing dark web as defense

endpoint protection won’t work!

any solution 100% focused on endpoint protection would not actually protect you from cyber threats. best case scenario, you will discover IoC (not even necessary IoA) after the fact, after a system has actually been compromised. the easiest way to confirm this is what is happening everyday in companies with sophisticated but pure endpoint detection… Continue reading endpoint protection won’t work!

you won’t get there without knowing the truth!

one of the main reasons Security community has hard time securing “stuff”, is lack of understanding of Hackers community. without knowing motives, the motivations behind breaking into computer systems, and deep knowledge of hacking and cracking techniques, securing a system is pointless. results are telling us every single day that we are not doing the… Continue reading you won’t get there without knowing the truth!

zero-trust: reselling old under a different name

the market has been acting as a reseller since late 90’s. we simply resell an old solution under a different shiny name again and again. one of the best examples is zero trust. with all noises around this concept, poor desperate companies waiting to resolve their security issues, or perhaps thirsty budgets waiting to find… Continue reading zero-trust: reselling old under a different name

is security really a journey?

you have probably heard or even sick of it: security is a journey…it never ends…security is not a destination…yada yada is security really a journey, or let’s say, does it have to be an endless journey where we actually do not enjoy or even hate to have such a journey? security as a journey yes… Continue reading is security really a journey?

is Dark Web really dark?

it has been relatively a long time since threat intelligence sources started to integrate what they call as “dark web” into their system of data/intelligence gathering, prioritization and delivery as a service to threat hunters. nothing really wrong with that, it is actually a reasonable and even crucial part of any threat hunting system, but… Continue reading is Dark Web really dark?

are you surprised by SolarWinds hack?

it is really funny when they call it one of the most sophisticated hacks in history and stuff like that, because it is actually one the most stupid hacks of all the times. nothing is really surprising about Solarigate or whatever they call it to me except how those companies that forever they have been… Continue reading are you surprised by SolarWinds hack?

Cyber Security: The Essential Role of Internet Service Provider

It has been logically proven to me that some elements of cyber security of any internet user is solely on shoulder of ISP but that has been the last thing we ever cared perhaps because we tend to complicate simple things! ISP is supposed to be the only owner, or main layer to internet user… Continue reading Cyber Security: The Essential Role of Internet Service Provider

Fix Cybersecurity Issues vs Making Money Out of Them!

Have we really been fixing cyber-security issues and challenges, or we just want to make money out of “lack of awareness”? The simplest analogy I can think of is cigarette and generally tabaco industry. If we really believed that those are against society and individual health, how much is cost of cancer and other complications… Continue reading Fix Cybersecurity Issues vs Making Money Out of Them!