My Top 20 CTI/DFIR Talks for 2018

Another year has passed and lots of good CTI/DFIR stuff have been presented! I took some time to watch again some of my favourite talks within 2018 and list my favourite 20 ones. The list provided below has a CTI focus, however some of the most representative talks related to blue team/red team as well as ICS have been selected. I hope you enjoy it! Continue reading “My Top 20 CTI/DFIR Talks for 2018”

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Cooperation between CSIRTs and Law Enforcement: interaction with the Judiciary

ENISA has recently published a report on “Cooperation between CSIRTs and Law Enforcement: interaction with the Judiciary”.

The report aims to support the cooperation between CSIRTs and Law Enforcement, as well as their interaction with the judiciary in their fight against cybercrime, by providing information on the legal, organisational, technical and cultural aspects, identifying current shortcomings and making recommendations to further enhance cooperation. Continue reading “Cooperation between CSIRTs and Law Enforcement: interaction with the Judiciary”

Let’s make CTI great (again)!

On 5th and 6th November 2018, the annual CTI-EU event took place in Brussels. CTI-EU is organised by  European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) in cooperation with DG Connect, CERT-EU and EDA

 The event had various sessions with different focus (see full agenda here):

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NCSC-UK Annual Review 2018 and Active Defence

On 16 October, NCSC-UK (part of GCHQ) released their second annual review for 2018. The report is really well-written and provides insights on how large scale impact can be achieved. This is a really good example of planning and implementing a well structured and funded cyber security program and National Cyber Security Strategy.

What caught my attention is the Active Cyber Defence (ACD) services and their impact:

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CrowdStrike’s 2018 Mid-Year Review

During the past week CrowdStrike published its 2018 Mid-Year Review call “Observation from the front lines of threat hunting“. This report provides insights, trends and details on today’s most sophisticated cyber attacks observed by CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch team.

Some interesting points of the report include:

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Anti-Virus Log Analysis Cheat Sheet (v1.5)

Florian Roth published the new version of Anti-Virus Log Analysis Cheat Sheet (version 1.5). I highly recommend to implement monitoring of the events included in this cheat sheet. To my mind, this is the easiest and quickest win and AV logs are one of the first things I hunt whenever I go to a new environment.

The new version has information on :

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