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todayDecember 17, 2021

Cyber security + Software Supply Chain Cybersecurity Shawn McManus

Log4shell – the newest vulnerability

Introduction On Thursday, December 9th, the vulnerability CVE-2021-44228 known as “Log4shell” was made public, sending large companies such as Twitter, Amazon, Google, Cloudflare, and many others in a rush to patch it before any damage could be done. Not only are large companies affected, but many applications and servers utilizing [...]

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MDR Overview

How MDR Secures Your Organization

Obscurity Labs understands the complexities of organizational security operations and therefore provide our security services as a collaborative process.  We work closely with our customers to establish a strong foundation that enables us to mature their Security Operations Program.   Our team of talented security engineers and analysts provide white-glove managed security services that are customized to fit the unique needs of each of our customers.  Our customers build strong relationships with our team members and know exactly who to call for support during an issue or security incident.  Obscurity Labs collaborates closely with our customer’s IT and security teams to resolve incidents and mature the organization’s overall security posture.  By working closely with our customers and aligning our goals, we’re able to effectively lower MTTD & MTTR over time.  We also offer on-tap security consulting in the form of senior leaders, IT, and security personnel capable of supporting our client’s team at any level whenever needed.

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check Comprehensive organization security posture maturity

check Intelligence-driven analysis & triage via our curated collection of threat intel feeds directly integrated into our SOAR platform

check Deep visibility and measurement into your organization’s environment and security posture

check Stop sophisticated threat actors & deter future attacks

check Real-time threat detection to reduce Mean Time to Detect & Respond (MTTD & MTTR)

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Identify Assets and Manage Cybersecurity Risk

Develop an organizational understanding to manage cybersecurity risk to people, processes, and technology.
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Implement critical processes to protect data and information systems from unauthorized access
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Detect and Prevent Intrusions

Detect anomalous activity and prevent potential impacts.
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Key Capabilities

The Obscurity Labs Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service is driven by our integrations with cutting edge security products that include Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) platforms.  These platforms enable our team of experts to develop custom threat hunt playbooks driven by your organization’s data, that automate security responses to incidents as they occur.  Our customized database of curated threat intelligence is enriched by our custom rules and threat intelligence and facilitate the continuous maturation of both our hunt playbooks, automated responses, and our customer’s security posture.

24x7 Threat Monitoring

We have top tier cybersecurity talent monitoring the security stack 24x7x365. When are alert queue is empty, we are tuning our sensors and updating our playbooks to stay ahead of the threat.

Fully Managed Security Architecture

We prefer efficiency so we can focus on finding the harder to detect activity. Automation allows us to do this.

Threat Analysis Tier 1, 2 & 3

Our personnel understand the threats targeting your sector. Obscurity Labs is tied into multiple sector-specific organizations and stays up-to-date on the latest threat actors and threat actor TTPs targeting a variety of verticals.

Managed Endpoint Security

Thanks to Managed Endpoint Security we are able to granularly control things like policy deployment down at a per-host level. This is extremely important for places like datacenters and OT networks where there are sensitive and/or legacy systems.

Customer Portal

We utilize a customer portal that is also regularly monitored by our analysts. This allows our customers to keep in direct contact with our analysts about activity within their environment. We can also be reached via more direct means as well!

Stream Data Processing

If the data source will inform the security analysis process we want to feed it up into a SIEM if we can so the analyst have as much data at their fingertips as needed to make informed decisions about an event. Stream data processing allows us to do this in an efficient manner.

Key Differentiators

Custom Deployment

Obscurity Labs’ MDR team of expert security engineers will tailor the deployment and integration to fit your organization’s unique needs. This includes working with existing on-prem SIEMs and EDRs or deploying our own Managed Cloud-Native SIEM and Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) agents.

Proactive Threat Hunting

Our team of highly trained security engineers constantly perform both reactive and proactive threat hunting.  Proactive threat hunting enables our team to identify stealthy threat actor presence and/or activity that have circumvented existing security controls.

Cutting Edge MDR Platform

Obscurity utilizes a customized MDR platform that consists of curated threat intelligence data enriched by our custom defined rules and indicators of compromise (IOC).  Our platform enables us to perform:

  • Machine Learning / Behavioral Profiling
  • Adaptive Automated Security Responses
  • Proactive Threat Hunting
  • Alert Monitoring, Validation, & Escalation
  • Well-Known & Custom Product Integrations
  • Customer & Security Team Collaboration
  • Stream Data Processing

Access to ON-TAP Security Consulting

Obscurity Labs is staffed with IT and security professionals that are experienced across a broad spectrum of IT & security areas, including:

  • Cyber Security & Risk Analysis
  • Adversary/Threat Emulation
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Infrastructure Architecture, Design, & Implementation
  • Network Engineering, Design, & Implementation