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Dan Verton

Dan Verton is Director of Content Marketing at Cybereason. Dan has 30 years of experience as a former intelligence officer and journalist. He is the 2003 first-place recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for Best News Reporting – the nation’s highest award for tech trade journalism and is the author of the groundbreaking work, Black Ice: The Invisible Threat of Cyber-Terrorism (McGraw-Hill, 2003). He most recently served as an intelligence advisor and co-author of a nationwide TSA anti-terrorism awareness training program.

All posts by Dan Verton

XDR Foundations: Eliminating Fragmented Cybersecurity Data

Cybereason XDR eliminates data fragmentation by ingesting all relevant security data from all security controls into a single data platform.

May 3, 2023 / 2 minute read

XDR Foundations: Leveraging AI Where it Matters Most

Cybereason has a long history of leveraging AI and Machine Learning models to classify malicious operations (MalOp™) and malware with a high level of accuracy.

May 1, 2023 / 2 minute read

New Study: Ransomware Driving SOC Modernization Requirements

Ransomware directly impacts the investment decisions organizations make to modernize their Security Operations Centers, according to a Cybereason study.

March 14, 2023 / 1 minute read

Visibility, Response, and Private Infrastructure Protection: Why Cybereason is a 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ Leader

Where other vendors fail to support on-premises deployments, Cybereason is globally minded, and we address the need for secure Private Infrastructure.

March 9, 2023 / 2 minute read

U.S. National Cybersecurity: Strategy at an Inflection Point

We are at an inflection point in U.S. National Cybersecurity strategy. The strategy’s high-level objectives are laudable, but largely unachievable.

March 8, 2023 / 2 minute read

New Studies Paint Bleak Picture of Future SOC Effectiveness

The increasing stress of leading and working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) will lead to a wave of resignations in the next two years.

February 23, 2023 / 2 minute read

7 Requirements for a Successful XDR Strategy

If you’re a security practitioner wondering where to start your XDR journey, here’s a look at the fundamental building blocks of a successful XDR strategy.

January 19, 2023 / 3 minute read

MITRE ATT&CK and the Art of Building Better Defenses

Cybereason has developed a comprehensive guide to MITRE ATT&CK to help your organization drive more consistent and effective defenses against attacks.

January 9, 2023 / 1 minute read

Case Study: How Cybereason MDR Improved Olist’s Triage & Response Time

With Cybereason Managed Detection and Response (MDR), the Olist security team shortened their triage and remediation times to less than 30 minutes.

December 13, 2022 / 1 minute read

FBI, CISA Issue Warning on Cuba Ransomware

The FBI and CISA issued a joint advisory on Cuba ransomware actors. The advisory is the latest in the government’s #StopRansomware campaign.

December 2, 2022 / 2 minute read

A Message to All Defenders This Veterans Day

Veterans have made, and continue to make, outstanding contributions to cybersecurity. With cybersecurity playing an increasingly important role in national security, Cybereason extends its gratitude to all Defenders.

November 11, 2022 / 2 minute read

A Guide to More Efficient and Effective SOC Teams

Cybereason has released a new white paper, Eliminate Alert Fatigue: A Guide to More Efficient and Effective SOC Teams...

October 3, 2022 / 1 minute read

Workforce Challenges are Here to Stay: Time to Think about MDR

The worst of the COVID-19 pandemic may be behind us, but its impact on the global cybersecurity workforce will force many enterprises to consider Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services...

September 20, 2022 / 2 minute read

Reimagining the SOC: A Lesson From the Military on 9/11

To sustain the fight against a decentralized global enemy in cyberspace, the modern SOC must engage in a change management experiment to become more agile.

September 14, 2022 / 5 minute read

Cybereason MDR: Fast, Efficient, Effective

The MalOp Severity Score and Extended Response enable threat detection in less than 1 minute, triage in less than 5 minutes, and remediation in less than 30 minutes. ..

August 25, 2022 / 3 minute read

Introducing Cybereason MDR Mobile App: The Power of the SOC at Your Fingertips

With anytime, anywhere access to the Cybereason Defense Platform UI, the new Cybereason MDR Mobile App allows Defenders to gain speed and efficiency in responding to malicious operations (MalOps) with around-the-clock remediation capabilities and always-available access to the Cybereason Global SOC Team...

August 10, 2022 / 2 minute read

Five Steps to Improve Defenses with MITRE ATT&CK

MITRE ATT&CK has become a gold standard in the endpoint security space. Here are 5 steps you can take to improve your defenses...

July 25, 2022 / 2 minute read

Latest SOC Survey Anticipates Shift Toward MDR and XDR

The challenges faced by SOCs—workforce shortages, lack of visibility, tool sprawl and alert overload—will likely result in increased adoption of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services and and Extended Detection and Response (XDR) solutions...

June 2, 2022 / 3 minute read

Improving SOC Workflows with Cybereason Role-Based Incident Response

The Cybereason Defense Platform offers multi-tenancy capabilities to enable SOC teams to divide workflows based on roles...

May 27, 2022 / 1 minute read

Cybereason Named Overall Leader in 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass

Cybereason named an Overall Leader in the 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for vendors in the Endpoint Protection, Detection & Response (EPDR) market...

May 16, 2022 / 2 minute read

New Cybereason Incident Response and Professional Services Bundles Include Unlimited Support

Cybereason has launched subscription-based bundles for unlimited Incident Response and Professional Services that deliver the speed and agility needed to quickly identify, correlate and contain threats while reducing costs by as much as thirty percent...

May 10, 2022 / 2 minute read

How the MalOp Can Facilitate New Breach Reporting Rules

The Cybereason MalOp will be key to the ability of financial institutions to meet the new 36 hour cybersecurity incident reporting deadline...

May 5, 2022 / 2 minute read

Seven Ways Cybereason Enhances Your Cyber Insurance Investment

If your organization needs cyber insurance or if you're up for renewal, get ready to meet these "minimum requirements." Here's seven ways Cybereason can enhance your cyber insurance investment...

April 22, 2022 / 5 minute read

Cybereason and IBM: A Better Way to do Enterprise IR

Cybereason and IBM are launching a joint solution to address the most critical SOC challenges and significantly improve incident response delivery, triage, and remediation processes...

April 4, 2022 / 3 minute read

Cybereason XDR: Intelligence-Driven Hunting and Investigation

Threat intelligence is transparently integrated into every aspect of the AI-driven Cybereason XDR Platform to enable Threat Hunting for behavioral TTPs...

March 9, 2022 / 1 minute read

Shields Up: Is Your Ransomware Protection What It Should Be?

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is warning businesses to prepare for ransomware attacks if Russia invades Ukraine - learn how your organizations can be prepared...

February 18, 2022 / 2 minute read

Responding to Multi-Endpoint Threats with XDR

The Cybereason XDR Platform provides a unified view of your endpoints, allowing analysts to quickly remediate complex threats across multiple machines...

February 4, 2022 / 1 minute read

How Cybereason XDR Supports Zero Trust Initiatives

Cybereason XDR addresses the five core pillars of Zero Trust: device, identity, network, application workload and data...

February 2, 2022 / 3 minute read

Cybereason XDR: Achieving 10X Reduction in False Positives

The Cybereason MalOp detection engine to identify malicious behaviors with extremely high confidence levels, reducing false positives by a factor of 10...

February 2, 2022 / 2 minute read

Cybereason XDR: 10X Faster Threat Hunting

Cybereason XDR connects the dots between seemingly disparate or innocuous events to power 10X improvements in threat hunting...

January 20, 2022 / 3 minute read

Achieve 10X Faster Response Time with Cybereason XDR

Cybereason XDR delivers an operation-centric approach to security that enables analysts of all skill levels to quickly understand an attack without crafting complicated queries...

January 12, 2022 / 3 minute read

Cybereason XDR: 10X Productivity Boost From Unified Investigations

Explore two common attacks that illustrate the benefit of the Cybereason operation-centric approach: A 10X productivity boost from unified investigations...

January 7, 2022 / 3 minute read

The Definitive Guide to Extended Detection and Response (XDR)

The Definitive Guide to Achieving 10X the Security Results Without 10X the Work is for security leaders who are seeking answers to how XDR can help them address the most pressing operational and business challenges facing cybersecurity teams...

December 16, 2021 / 1 minute read

Ransomware Underscores Need for Layered, Predictive Defenses

Cybereason prevents ransomware before escalation and includes the ability to restore encrypted files to their previously unencrypted state as a final layer of defense against ransomware operations...

December 1, 2021 / 4 minute read

Predictive Ransomware Protection: The Key to Ending a Global Crisis

Predictive prevention means that Cybereason stops ransomware with the highest degree of confidence based on subtle behaviors and attacker activity - we automatically see what others miss and infer the attacker’s next move without manual intervention...

November 17, 2021 / 3 minute read