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What it takes to get developers engaged with security

Okay, so we all know developers are great problem solvers. Every day they harness this superpower of turning ideas into reality. However, with great power comes even greater responsibility. That means ensuring they create secure applications can be more important than making sure they deliver that exciting new feature on time.

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Closing the cybersecurity talent gap

Cybersecurity talent acquisition and retention is one of the biggest challenges security executives face in 2022. The need for skilled cybersecurity resources is ever-increasing, so competition for experienced cybersecurity pros is fierce. Meanwhile, the unpredictable and unrelenting nature of cybersecurity often leads to burnout and employee turnover issues.

By |2022-11-21T21:06:37+00:00August 5, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Government Organizations are Relentlessly Targeted for Attacks: A New Approach to Cyber Threat Response is Needed

“Government organisations are routinely and relentlessly targeted [for cybersecurity [...]

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One-Day at a Time: From security advisory to functional exploit

When hearing the term “exploit development”, your first instinct may be to recoil in horror, recalling news stories of nefarious hackers breaking into systems and stealing from the innocent. However, just as a lock pick can aid both a thief and a locksmith, exploit development is a skill that can be used for both ethical and unethical purposes.

By |2024-03-01T11:11:26+00:00June 27, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Is Your Org Doing Enough to Prevent a Cybersecurity Breach? (Our research says ‘maybe not’!)

In our latest blog post, learn the human capabilities needed to respond, contain, and recover from the inevitable subset of cybersecurity breach attempts that succeed.

By |2024-03-01T11:51:18+00:00June 22, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Patch Newsday June – No new active threats but warnings for SharePoint users, incoming Autopatch rollout, Follina zero-day fixed

A fairly quiet Patch Tuesday this month but still [...]

By |2024-03-01T11:13:59+00:00June 15, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Patch Newsday May – NTLM relays, RDP again and the ongoing specter of Print Spooler

Security admins need to watch out for several vulnerabilities [...]

By |2024-03-01T11:14:18+00:00May 13, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Patch Newsday May – NTLM relays, RDP again and the ongoing specter of Print Spooler

McLaren’s vision for optimizing its cyber workforce with Immersive Labs

We caught up with Ed Green, Head of Commercial Technology at McLaren, to discover his vision for optimizing the cyber workforce of the entire business.

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Take the power back: Tool-up against a notorious global threat group with our new FIN7 series

Earlier this year, a hacker found guilty for his ‘high-level’ involvement in a series of financially motivated cyberattacks received a ten-year jail sentence in Seattle.

By |2024-03-01T11:27:51+00:00September 13, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Take the power back: Tool-up against a notorious global threat group with our new FIN7 series

Patch Newsday 10 August: Ironic exploitation and the spectre of PrintNightmare

Kev Breen, Director of Cyber Threat Research, weighs in with his thoughts on this month's Patch Tuesday.

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An investment into the cyber skilled workforce of the future

Immersive Labs is today announcing a Series C investment of $75m with Insight Partners, Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs. James Hadley, CEO and Founder, shares his plans for the future of the platform.

By |2022-07-24T21:59:25+00:00June 11, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on An investment into the cyber skilled workforce of the future

It’s not all CorrectHorseBatteryStaple: How to power up your passwords in 2021

For World Password Day 2021, Kev Breen, our Director of Cyber Threat Research, weighs in with his advice on keeping your passwords safe.

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The digitalization of kidnap and extortion: a modern business dilemma

Cyberextortion is now rife online – but where did it all begin? And what, if anything, can we learn from physical extortion cases?

By |2024-03-01T11:28:50+00:00February 11, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on The digitalization of kidnap and extortion: a modern business dilemma

Cyber Crisis Simulator: Weathering the storm: public vs private crises

You can’t always anticipate a data breach. What do you do when the unexpected happens at a high-security organization? What if national secrets are now in the hands of your adversaries?

By |2024-03-01T11:46:00+00:00January 27, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Cyber Crisis Simulator: Weathering the storm: public vs private crises

Cyberattacks are hammering businesses and public sector organizations – but when is it really a crisis?

Before dipping your toes into the considerable waters of cyber crises, you should first understand what a crisis is more broadly. That might sound elementary – it’s just a bad situation right? – but the definition runs deeper than you might think.

By |2024-03-01T10:30:12+00:00January 18, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Cyberattacks are hammering businesses and public sector organizations – but when is it really a crisis?

Cyber Crisis Simulator: ransomware cripples major energy supplier – live it and learn

Immersive Labs’ Cyber Crisis Simulator is an online solution that drops defenders and decision makers into real-time cyber crises. The system challenges teams to make critical decisions when dealing with emerging incidents such as ransomware outbreaks, insider threats, data breaches, and spear-phishing attacks.

By |2024-03-01T10:29:27+00:00January 6, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

The Psychology of Cyber: Understanding cognitive agility as a fix for the ‘wicked problem’ of cyber crises

By |2022-12-30T21:34:18+00:00November 16, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on The Psychology of Cyber: Understanding cognitive agility as a fix for the ‘wicked problem’ of cyber crises

Upcoming Anatomy of a Hack: Hands-on Red Teaming with the “Zerologon” Vulnerability

Randy Franklin Smith of Ultimate Windows Security will discuss the details around the vulnerability, how it works, and what’s at risk. Not only that but our own Director of Cyber Threat Research, Kev Breen, will be totally hands-on and demonstrate how to use this attack in red teaming using the Immersive Labs platform.

By |2024-03-01T11:38:22+00:00October 28, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Upcoming Anatomy of a Hack: Hands-on Red Teaming with the “Zerologon” Vulnerability