Endpoint

10/30/2017
05:35 PM
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Products and Releases
50%
50%

Secdo Announces Behavioral-Based Indicators of Compromise, Automated Response Center

NEW YORK, NY— (October 30, 2017) - Secdo, a pioneer in automated endpoint security and incident response technology, today announced version 5.0 of the company’s enterprise-class incident response platform. The latest generation software introduces Behavioral Based Indicators of Compromise (BIOC) and the new Secdo Response Center. The Response Center includes dozens of response, containment, forensic and remediation features which sets a new industry standard well above competing solutions from Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, Tanium and Cybereason. The Response Center provides an immediate solution for security teams to automatically catch and remediate endpoint security threats until administrators deploy the necessary patches to address the intrusion. 

According to Gartner, “By 2020, 80% of large enterprises, 25% of midsize organizations and 10% of small organizations will have invested in endpoint detection and response (EDR) capabilities. EDR solutions augment traditional endpoint preventative controls such as an antivirus by monitoring endpoints for indications of unusual behavior and activities indicative of malicious intent.”(1)

Secdo’s technology modernizes the defense of endpoints with the steady collection of all activities and actions at the endpoint and server level. The product’s Causality Analysis EngineTM continuously and automatically analyzes billions of historical endpoint transactions to identify the chain of events associated with any sub-process, host, user, connection or file, and the causality chain behind every threat. The solution then provides remedies and can be taught to catch similar threats in the future. 

In version 5.0, Secdo takes automated incident response to the next level with two major features: 

1) The new Behavioral Based Indicators of Compromise (BIOC) capability, allowing analysts at any expertise level to configure and tune BIOC rules and optimize the ongoing detection of recurring attacks in the enterprise. The feature blocks malicious activities and behavioral patterns as well as other harmful processes before they can do damage to the organization.

2) The new Secdo Response Center which includes a comprehensive response portfolio that supports security administrators responsible for responding to an endpoint attack with many more options to choose from so a response that is most appropriate for the incident can be deployed. New Secdo Response Center capabilities include:

- Scalable & Surgical Remediation - Quarantining, terminating a process, deleting a file, deleting and modifying registry keys, stopping a service/driver, removing user accounts, etc.

- Containment – Endpoint and process freezing/unfreezing (IceBlockTM), endpoint isolation, disable user accounts, etc.

- Forensics - Live terminal, live PowerShell, live Python, dump process memory, dump process strings, grab screenshot, upload tools, download files, etc.

- Enforcement - Blacklist processes, whitelist processes, blacklist IP/host, custom playbook actions on IOCs and Behavioral IOCs, etc.

- Notification - Create alerts, send alerts to the SIEM, send email, etc. 

Together, the two new Secdo features in version 5.0 provide a first-time solution for security teams to customize BIOCs to catch threats based on their specific environment in order to trigger an automated response any time these behaviors are spotted. This capability is especially important when new vulnerabilities are found – as analysts can immediately create a BIOC to automatically catch and remediate the new threat even before a patch is deployed. This drastically reduces the ‘cat and mouse’ game that IT and cyber security teams are engaged when it comes to the deployments of patches.   

“The improvements in version 5.0 solidify our vision of providing a truly effective and highly efficient automated incident response solution,” said Gil Barak, CTO and Co-Founder, Secdo. “With years of enterprise experience empowering security and IR teams with our powerful endpoint security and incident response solution, we are proud to take our technology to the next level with even greater built-in response capabilities.”

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Threaded  |  Newest First  |  Oldest First
When Your Sandbox Fails
Kowsik Guruswamy, Chief Technology Officer at Menlo Security,  4/11/2019
Julian Assange Arrested in London
Dark Reading Staff 4/11/2019
8 'SOC-as-a-Service' Offerings
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  4/12/2019
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
5 Emerging Cyber Threats to Watch for in 2019
Online attackers are constantly developing new, innovative ways to break into the enterprise. This Dark Reading Tech Digest gives an in-depth look at five emerging attack trends and exploits your security team should look out for, along with helpful recommendations on how you can prevent your organization from falling victim.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-1840
PUBLISHED: 2019-04-18
A vulnerability in the DHCPv6 input packet processor of Cisco Prime Network Registrar could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to restart the server and cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on the affected system. The vulnerability is due to incomplete user-supplied input validation when...
CVE-2019-1841
PUBLISHED: 2019-04-18
A vulnerability in the Software Image Management feature of Cisco DNA Center could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access to internal services without additional authentication. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. An attacker could exploit this vuln...
CVE-2019-1826
PUBLISHED: 2019-04-18
A vulnerability in the quality of service (QoS) feature of Cisco Aironet Series Access Points (APs) could allow an authenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation on QoS fields within Wi-Fi fra...
CVE-2019-1829
PUBLISHED: 2019-04-18
A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco Aironet Series Access Points (APs) could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain access to the underlying Linux operating system (OS) without the proper authentication. The attacker would need valid administrator device credentials. The vulnerability is due...
CVE-2019-1830
PUBLISHED: 2019-04-18
A vulnerability in Locally Significant Certificate (LSC) management for the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause the device to unexpectedly restart, which causes a denial of service (DoS) condition. The attacker would need to have valid administr...