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Attack Graph Response to US CERT AA22-074A: Russia-based actors disabling multi-factor authentication (MFA)  

AttackIQ has released a new attack graph to emulate Russia-based threat actors as they exploit multi-factor authentication protocols to disable MFA. This blog describes the scenarios we have included in the new attack graph to emulate the adversary and then, to inform a purple team construct for cyberdefense operations, it provides detection and mitigation recommendations that you can use to improve your security program effectiveness. Read on for more.

Testing with Realism: Attack Flows and AttackIQ Attack Graphs  

AttackIQ and the Center for Threat-Informed Defense are furthering the art of adversary emulation with the Center's new Attack Flow project. Building on our deep research partnership with the Center, AttackIQ's Attack Graphs emulate the adversary with specificity and realism to test advanced cyberdefense technologies against multi-stage attacks. Read on for more.

Preparing for Known Russia-based Cyberthreats Using MITRE ATT&CK and AttackIQ

To prepare for a potential cyberattack from Russia-based actors, you can begin by testing your security controls against known adversary tactics. The vast majority of cyberattacks use tactics and techniques that have been employed in the past. This blog walks you through key known tactics and techniques, and highlights scenarios in the AttackIQ Security Optimization Platform that you can use today to test your defenses and improve your cybersecurity readiness.

The Center for Threat-Informed Defense: Impacting the Public Good

The Center for Threat-Informed Defense is transforming the practice of cybersecurity and elevating security teams' performance all over the world. This blog post looks at research highlights from Center's retrospective 2021 Impact Report, explains why the Center is so important to us at AttackIQ, and shows security teams how to elevate their program performance using a range of free educational resources derived from the Center's research.

The trick to handling ransomware: prepare  

Ransomware is a vexing challenge and attacks have doubled since 2020, but there is a path out of the problem. In this new guide, Countering Ransomware with MITRE ATT&CK, AttackIQ outlines clear, practical steps to test and validate that your security program performs against ransomware. The trick is to prepare, and the path to follow is a threat-informed defense. Check it out and come join us for a technical demonstration of our ransomware capabilities on January 27.

10 Things You May Not Know About Purple Teaming 

We’re familiar with red teaming and blue teaming, but have you heard about purple teaming? This blog dives into facts you may not be aware of around this new team construct meant to foster collaboration between red and blue teams for a stronger cybersecurity practice.

What To Do in the Case of Brand Reputation Impersonation

Recently, AttackIQ was notified that an Iranian threat actor had created a fake domain and fraudulent website (attackiq[.]ir) impersonating AttackIQ and abusing the company brand. This blog is an account of what happened and how AttackIQ responded, and it aims to provide insights to help organizations prepare to deal with similar Brand Reputation Abuse situations.