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It’s been said that measuring something is the first step toward understanding, controlling and improving it. In the case of cybersecurity, that maxim finds its purest expression in the practice of risk assessments. These tools, also sometimes called audits, are a critical step toward maintaining an effective security posture — and one that remains in a state […]
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September 7, 2020
All Backend developers and other members of the Dev community are invited for the International JavaScript Conference on September 2-4. Due the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s edition will be online. Tamar Twena, XM Cyber’s Backend Team Leader, will be your host at two talks: Implement Event Sourcing in Node.js Friday, September 4 2020 10:00 – […]
September 2, 2020
Cybersecurity professionals have never had it easy — but these days the game is definitely being played on expert mode. Threats aren’t only increasing in number, they are becoming more diverse and targeted. Machine learning, deepfake technology and false flag cyber-attacks may still be on the margins now, but all could soon create profound new […]
August 30, 2020
Common Types of APT Attack Vectors 
In the world of cybersecurity, few things send shudders down the spines of defenders like the words Advanced Persistent Threat (APT). The idea of being breached by a sophisticated APT is something close to a worst-case scenario. To help you understand why APTs are such a significant concern, let’s dive into what they are, how […]
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August 24, 2020
Cybersecurity has never been an easy game to play, but the difficulty curve has certainly risen sharply in recent years. Adversaries with limited resources and skills can find thousands of attack tools for sale in online markets. Meanwhile, state-sponsored Advanced Persistent Threats are more sophisticated and dangerous than ever, with their ability to penetrate networks, […]
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August 18, 2020
All Backend developers and other members of the Dev community are invited for XM Cyber’s next live webinar Backend Talks With XM Cyber. Date: Tuesday, August 18, 3 pm (Israel time) Registration: click here. After you attend this session with our specialists, you will: Add a cool new ability to your Node.js coding skills Learn […]
August 5, 2020
When it comes to having an effective security posture, it often boils down to three words: Reactive or proactive? Let’s take a closer look at why this distinction is so critical — and five things you can do to ensure that your security posture assessment is a positive one. REACTIVE OR PROACTIVE AND WHY IT MATTERS There […]
July 20, 2020
Read what Tomer Teller, Principal Security PM Lead – Threat & Vulnerability Management at Microsoft, wrote about Microsoft’s partnership with XM Cyber. “Our newest partner, XM Cyber, a breach and attack simulation and security posture management solution provider, integrates with Microsoft Defender ATP and threat and vulnerability management to help customers see how an attacker moves laterally and […]
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July 16, 2020
If you want to protect a valuable asset against threats, it’s essential to identify where vulnerabilities exist. This is a core concept in cybersecurity and part of the daily mission of defenders. Yet the most effective approach for risk and vulnerability management has shifted in parallel with larger changes in computing. The evolving nature of penetration testing is one […]
July 13, 2020
Most organizations work diligently to constantly manage and evaluate their cybersecurity risk. Typically, vulnerability management processes are implemented, security controls installed, and penetration testing or red team exercises are performed to assess and reduce risk. However, the challenges with these practices remain and generally consist of prioritizing remedial projects, understanding the context of internal network […]
June 22, 2020