Posts by Bri Hand

5 min Haxmas

Predicting the Unpredictable: What Will the Cybersecurity Space Look Like in 2021?

We gathered our in-house experts, customers, and industry leaders to take their best bets on what the security sphere will offer up in 2021.

1 min Haxmas

Happy HaXmas from the Rapid7 Team!

This year's been a weird one, but we're thrilled that we’re able to keep up our favorite holiday tradition of our annual HaXmas blog series.

1 min Under the Hoodie

Behind the Scenes: Under the Hoodie 2020 Video Series

In this blog, we take you on a behind-the-scenes look at the making of our 2020 Under the Hoodie video series.

3 min Security Nation

How Maria Barsallo Lynch Helps Combat the Spread of Misinformation and Disinformation Ahead of the Election

In our most recent episode of Security Nation, we spoke with Maria Barsallo Lynch about her work informing election officials of the rise of misinformation centered around elections.

2 min Penetration Testing

Ask a Pen Tester, Part 2: A Q&A With Rapid7 Pen Testers Gisela Hinojosa and Carlota Bindner

Rapid7 pen testers Gisela Hinojosa and Carlota Bindner are back to answer another round of questions about the mysterious art of penetration testing

3 min Penetration Testing

Ask a Pen Tester, Part 1: A Q&A With Rapid7 Pen Testers Gisela Hinojosa and Carlota Bindner

Rapid7 pen testers Gisela Hinojosa and Carlota Bindner break-down a number of popular questions related to the mysterious art of penetration testing.

2 min Security Nation

How Security Pro Dave Kennedy Keeps His InfoSec Skills Sharp While Telecommuting

In our latest episode of Security Nation, Dave Kennedy discusses how he’s staying busy while WFH during the pandemic.

3 min Security Nation

Joe FitzPatrick on the Future of Hardware Security Training Sessions

On this Security Nation episode, Joe FitzPatrick, a lead researcher at securinghardware.com, discusses what it takes to run a successful hardware training session.

3 min Security Nation

Advancements in Vulnerability Reporting in the Post-PGP Era: A Conversation with Art Manion

On this week’s episode of Security Nation, Art Manion of the CERT Coordination Center gets us up to speed on vulnerability analysis and management.

3 min Security Nation

Developing Sustainable Vulnerability Management with Katie Moussouris

On this week’s episode of Security Nation, we’re delighted to be joined by Katie Moussouris, CEO and Founder of Luta Security.

3 min Security Nation

Advocating for Tech Literacy and Transparency: A Discussion with I Am The Cavalry’s Josh Corman and Audra Hatch

In this episode of Security Nation, Josh Corman and Audra Hatch share how to stay ahead of cybercriminals, and how SBoMs can work for everybody.

6 min COVID-19

Stuck Inside? Top Books We Recommend Security Pros Read During Quarantine

Whether you’re looking to brush up on your security skills or curl up with a page-turner, here are our top book picks to quell your quarantine boredom.

4 min Security Nation

How the MassCyberCenter Helps Elevate Cybersecurity Initiatives in Municipalities

On this week’s episode of Security Nation, we had the pleasure of speaking with Stephanie Helm, director of the Massachusetts Cyber Center.

3 min Remote Working

Remote Work Readiness: How to Keep a Security Mindset

Here are some of the best practices to help your company’s staff work from home with minimal risk.

4 min Security Nation

Shifting Security Conferences to Virtual: The New Face of Events in 2020 and Beyond

John Strand explains how his company created a virtual event in just three days amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and how he teaches others to do the same.

3 min Podcast

A Chat with Jonathan Cran About Intrigue and Security in the COVID-19 Pandemic

In a recent episode of Rapid7’s podcast, Security Nation, we talked with Jonathan Cran, Head of Research at Kenna Security.

4 min Security Nation

Proactive Security Is the New Black: Lessons from the Trenches of Building a Security Product

On this week’s Security Nation, we spoke with Alex Kreilein, CISO for RapidDeploy, a back-end SaaS service for 911 and emergency communication systems.

3 min Podcast

Talking the Origins of THOTCON with Founder Nick Percoco

In a recent episode of Security Nation, we sat down with THOTCON founder Nick Percoco to discuss the Chicago-based security conference.

3 min Security Nation

How the Innocent Lives Foundation Uses OSINT to Uncover Online Predators

In the latest Security Nation, we spoke with Chris Hadnagy about the Innocent Lives Foundation, and its work catching perpetrators of child pornography.

5 min

Cheers to a New Year! Rapid7’s 2020 Security Predictions

Here at Rapid7, we have continued one of our favorite seasonal traditions by rounding up security pros to predict what changes will occur in 2020.

3 min Podcast

Building a Daily Threat Simulation Tool with Todd Beebe

In our latest episode of Security Nation, we sat down to talk with Todd Beebe about the automated threat simulation system that he built for his current employer.

8 min Metasploit

Discovering a New Path in Asset Discovery: A Q&A with Metasploit Founder HD Moore

In honor of the 10-year anniversary of Rapid7’s acquisition of Metasploit, our latest episode of Security Nation features an interview with its founder, HD Moore.

1 min Haxmas

Happy HaXmas! Join Our New Twitter Tradition for the Best of Security in 2019 and Beyond

For the month of December, Rapid7’s Twitter account will serve as your security advent calendar, full of stories, advice, inspiration, and a bit of fun.

3 min Black Friday

5 Types of Cybersecurity Attacks to Watch Out for This Black Friday and Cyber Monday

With the holiday season right around the corner, here are five types of cybersecurity attacks to be wary of during Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping.

3 min

Cybersecurity Traveling Tips for the Holiday Season

In this blog, we include a slew of tips and best-practices for travelers to implement in order to keep their data and personal information safe.

4 min Security Nation

What It Takes to Successfully Embed Security in Engineering

In this episode of Security Nation, Oliver Day spoke about learning to work with engineering teams on security initiatives, rather than against them.

3 min Application Security

From Security Police to Security Advocates: How to Create a Champion Program

In our most recent episode of Security Nation, we had the pleasure of speaking with Mark Geeslin about his work creating an internal Security Mavens program at Asurion.

7 min Penetration Testing

This One Time on a Pen Test, Halloween Edition: An Ode to Our Favorite Pen Tester Disguises

In honor of Halloween, we wanted to celebrate by sharing a few of our Rapid7 pen testers’ costumed crusades.

5 min Podcast

How BlackICE Creator Rob Graham Became a Security Textbook Author

On this week’s episode of Security Nation, we spoke with Rob Graham, the founder of Errata Security Consultancy, well-known security blogger, and soon-to-be book author.

5 min Vulnerability Management

How DHS and MITRE Collaborate to Validate Vulns

In this week's podcast, we spoke with Katie Trimble of DHS and Chris Coffin of MITRE about their work with the CVE Project.

5 min Podcast

How to Drive Cybersecurity Transformation in Healthcare

On this week's episode of Security Nation, we spoke with Richard Kaufmann, the information security officer at Amedisys.

6 min Podcast

Why the Security Poverty Line Is Our Industry’s Responsibility to Fix

On this week's episode of Security Nation, we chat with Wendy Nather about her work combating the security poverty line.

6 min Public Policy

How to Join in on the Cybersecurity Policy Conversation at DEF CON

In a recent episode of Security Nation, Meg King and Beau Woods talked about how to build better collaboration between the security community and policymakers on the Hill.

3 min Podcast

Why Having the Right Team Is Vital to Advancing Security

On this week's episode of Security Nation, we caught up with David Rogers about his recent royal recognition and how he credits his team for his success.

3 min Security Strategy

How to Get Buy-In When Your C-Suite Doesn’t Speak Security

In our latest podcast, Lee Brotherston of ecobee explains how to get security program buy-in in early-stage companies from the top.

5 min Podcast

Great Barrier Grief: How to Break Through Bottlenecks with Automated AppSec

In our brand-new podcast, Security Nation, Zate Berg of Indeed.com explains how he avoided making his team an engineering bottleneck through automated appsec.

3 min Customer Perspective

Seasoned Pros Share Career Advice for Cybersecurity Success

In this blog, seasoned pros share what they’ve learned over the course of their careers that would have made a significant impact if they were just setting off at the starting gate.

8 min Rapid7 Perspective

Facing the Future: Rapid7’s 2019 Security Predictions

In traditional fashion, Rapid7 has rounded up some of the best minds in the security industry to predict what they expect to see in 2019.

2 min Whiteboard Wednesday

Whiteboard Wednesday: Common Vulnerabilities as Personified by Halloween Costumes

As a security professional, you don’t need a haunted house to feel spooked this Halloween—just start exploring your environment in search of vulnerabilities.

3 min Penetration Testing

7 Funny and Punny Halloween Costume Ideas for Tech and Cybersecurity Pros

Stuck on what to be this year? Here are some of our favorite Halloween costume ideas for tech and cybersecurity professionals.