A traditional helpdesk is no longer useful because most likely the issue is somewhere else –

I wanted to write this blog to explain why for the past two years, we at CrossRealms International have been working on creating an engineering desk to really provide value when something goes wrong whether it’s a workstation, a user, a system, an environment, or cloud. Let me first start by stating the obvious: the […]

Upcoming Features for Cyences 1.10.0

Cyences 1.10.0 enriches the data for Office 365 by adding several new dashboard panels and alerts that cover a wide array of changes and updates which are extremely useful for security admins. “Splunk Admin Checks” has been added to the app’s navigation bar to improve the auditing experience for any administrator. The dashboards under Splunk […]

How to Create a Strong Password

1. Make Passwords Long Password length is a primary factor in characterizing password strength. Passwords that are too short or are commonly used words and phrases are vulnerable to brute force attacks.  – NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)– Reformed hacker Kevin Mitnick recommends 20-25 characters  2. How Do I Create A Strong Password? […]

Dealing with Security False Positives in Splunk (Enterprise Security)

SIEM tools are extremely useful for security engineers, but a major problem with SIEMs are false positives. No matter which SIEM tool an organization relies on, false positives are a common denominator across the board, since these security tools are generally built to support all environments. Security engineers often find themselves manually fine tuning these […]

Cyences Version 1.6.1 Enhancements & Updates

Added a new Sophos Central endpoint metadata collection command Device Master Table has been renamed to Device Inventory Table  Enhancements have been made to the Device Inventory Table, Asset Intelligence, Forensics, and Office 365 dashboards New Linux/Unix report Sophos Central  Sophos is highly recognized as a worldwide leader in next-generation cyber security. Cyences is set […]