Cisco Talos Intelligence Blog

March 16, 2022 09:03

Preparing for denial-of-service attacks with Talos Incident Response

By Yuri Kramarz. Over the years, several extorsion-style and politically motivated denial-of-service attacks increased and still pose a threat to businesses and organizations of any size that can find themselves in the crosshairs of various malicious campaigns. A detailed prepa

January 22, 2022 08:01

Talos Incident Response year-in-review for 2021

Cisco Talos Incident Response (CTIR), as with everyone else in the cybersecurity world, dealt with a bevy of threats last year, as responders dealt with an expanding set of ransomware adversaries and several major cybersecurity incidents affecting organizations worldwide, all und

December 27, 2021 09:12

2021: Looking back on the year in malware and cyber attacks, from SolarWinds to Log4j

It seems like we were just recovering from the aftermath of the massive SolarWinds campaign a month or two ago. And now suddenly, it’s been a year since one of the largest cyber attacks in history and moving onto another threat that could last for years. That just seemed to be h

November 30, 2021 09:11

Case Study: Catching threats ahead of time with a penetration test from the Cisco Talos Incident Response Red Team

By Brad Garnett, Miguel Alvarez Esmoris, Terryn Valikodath and Bob Doyle. As we mentioned in a previous case study, relationships are tried and tested during incident response. So, when a customer came to Cisco Talos Incident Response with concerns about their public-facing webs

November 4, 2021 09:11

The features all Incident Response Plans need to have

By Paul Lee, Yuri Kramarz and Martin Lee. Adversaries are always growing their capabilities and changing their tactics, leading to a greater number of incidents and data breaches. This is supported by organizations such as ITRC who reports that the number of data breaches in 202

May 17, 2021 08:05

Case Study: Incident Response is a relationship-driven business

Proof that incident response is "the ultimate team sport" By Brad Garnett. Introduction As a seasoned incident responder, and now IR business leader here at Cisco Talos Incident Response (CTIR), I have always said that incident response is the ultimate team sport. People a

February 26, 2021 10:02

Talos Takes Ep. #42: Seriously folks, save your logs

The latest episode of Talos Takes is available now. Download this episode and subscribe to Talos Takes using the buttons below, or visit the Talos Takes page. When Pierre Cadieux steps into a Cisco Talos Incident Response engagement, the first thing he wants to do is check out t

April 22, 2020 09:04

Talos Incident Response announces new, lower price through July 25

Today’s world looks very different than three months ago. More people work remotely than ever before. IT teams work around the clock to expand capacity and new software and services are being deployed to handle the load. Within this new remote environment, we have seen new malwar

March 3, 2020 08:03

Video: What defenders can learn from past ransomware attacks

The Cisco Talos Incident Response "Stories from the Field" video series returns with another entry from Matt Aubert. This time, Matt discusses ransomware infections he's seen in real-time, and shares what defenders can learn from others' mistakes and recovery. Is it ever smart