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Mitigating the Risk of Iranian State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Tensions between Iran and the United States are at the highest they’ve been in decades. The conflict can easily spill beyond the physical realm into the realm of cyberwarfare. This means that IT and information security professionals, both in the government and the enterprise space, need to operate at a state of heightened awareness and Continue reading…

As US-Iran Tensions Escalate, Take These Steps to Protect Your Network

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International events have long been known to drive cyberattacks. Nation-states and smaller hacker groups routinely respond to news stories and current events by launching attacks at governments, organizations, and individuals. Iran, in particular, has a history of using cyberattacks to respond to current events.  In 2014, Sheldon Adelson made comments about dropping nuclear weapons on Continue reading…

The 12 Days of Expanse-mas

It’s that time of year… for Christmas music! To help make your holiday season merry and bright, we’ve put together this little jingle for you: On the first day of Christmas, my CISO gave to me —  Internet Operations Management (IOM) with Expanse On the second day of Christmas, my CISO gave to me —  Continue reading…

Limiting the Risk of Human Error in Cybersecurity

The vast majority of companies are more exposed to cyberattacks than they have to be. To close the gaps in their security, CEOs can take a cue from the US military. Once a vulnerable IT colossus, it is becoming an adroit operator of well-defended networks. One key lesson of the military’s experience is that while Continue reading…

BlueKeep: The Threat Is Real and Here’s What You Should Do

It’s official — a successful exploit of BlueKeep has been spotted in the wild. Since Microsoft first warned the public about the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability BlueKeep, security professionals and researchers have been waiting to see a documented case of bad actors taking advantage of the vulnerability. And on November 2, security researcher Kevin Continue reading…

Riding The 2019 Forrester Wave™ for Vulnerability Risk Management

Great things are happening at Expanse. The latest is being named a Strong Performer by Forrester in The Forrester Wave™: Vulnerability Risk Management, Q4 2019. It’s our rookie year on The Forrester Wave™, and we’re thrilled to have placed where we did. The reason: even though we’re not a legacy Vulnerability Risk Management (VRM) tool, Continue reading…