Open-Source, Automated Microsoft 365 Security Assessment: Announcing Soteria 365 Inspect Try it for yourself here: https://github.com/soteria-security/365Inspect Although infrastructure deployment technologies like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure steal the headlines, the shift of business productivity tools to the cloud was just as rapid. For many, that need is served by Office 365, [...]
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The Challenge of Multi-Account Management in Amazon Web Services (AWS) By Anthony Baio AWS provides organizations with a powerful capability to build and scale with minimal overhead. An often-overlooked consideration when standing up these environments is developing a scalable way to securely manage identities and user access. Addressing this challenge early on will [...]
On December 13, 2020 FireEye released their research into the compromise of the SolarWinds Orion supply chain, resulting in the compromise of a significant number of organizations around the world. Recommendations for incident response have been published by multiple entities with intimate knowledge of the situation, including FireEye, Microsoft, and the United States Department [...]
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Soteria LLC Contact@soteria.io Office - 843-501-0313 28 April 2020 North Charleston, SC – April 28, 2020 – Soteria announces the promotion of Pam Everitt to Head of Security Advisory Services. Pam Everitt will be responsible for Soteria’s advisory services business. Everitt and the greater Soteria team have received [...]
Remote Desktop Protocol, known as RDP, is a service built into Microsoft Windows operating systems that allows a user to connect to a remote computer over the network. This capability makes remote access and management of computer resources easier, which leads to efficiencies for IT staff. Unfortunately, RDP is also commonly leveraged by criminals [...]
To actually achieve this year! New Year's resolutions always start with gusto. As time passes and obstacles arise, resolutions tend to fade before they are achieved. Soteria is here to guide you towards a sustainable resolution and successful start to the new year and decade that will help your organization grow its security capabilities [...]
It’s happened, computer screens are filled with demands, data is encrypted and inaccessible, systems are disrupted, your backups were not protected (see our “Backup Plan” blog post) and you’re experiencing the panic of ransomware. What do you do? Try to negotiate with unknown attackers or start from scratch and rebuild your IT environment? Either [...]
"Do we have backups?" It is one of the first questions during any ransomware incident. It seems like an easy question. “Of course we have backups, we’ve even tested it and fall back on them on a regular basis” is the common answer Soteria receives. Unfortunately, the reality of the situation is often that [...]
Lexico vs. Ransomware Soteria recently has received urgent incident response requests from clients who had been hit with ryuk, banta, and, phobos ransomware. One of these clients had several systems already in the process of being encrypted when security professionals discovered the outbreak. After initial meetings and contracts were signed, through our Lexico [...]
The Challenge of Detector Management Security operations and monitoring teams face a variety of challenges: the rapid evolution of adversarial tradecraft, poor detector documentation, lack of detector version control, poor detection methodology, lack of testing procedures, and change control processes that are slow and time consuming. These issues plague security teams of all [...]