Posts by Jeffrey Gardner

3 min Kill Chain

Kill Chains: Part 3→What’s next

As the final entry in this blog series, we want to quickly recap what we have previously discussed and also look into the possible future of kill chains.

4 min Detection and Response

Attack Surface Analysis Part 3: Red and Purple Teaming

This is the third and final installment in our 2021 series around attack surface analysis. In this installment I’ll detail the final 2 analysis techniques—red and purple teaming.

6 min Detection and Response

Attack Surface Analysis Part 2: Penetration Testing

In this three-part series, we’ll explore key considerations and strategies for choosing an attack surface analysis strategy, and the ways it can be used to increase awareness of both technical and process-related risks.

3 min Detection and Response

Attack Surface Analysis Part 1: Vulnerability Scanning

In this three-part series, we’ll explore key considerations and strategies for choosing an attack surface analysis strategy. We’ll start with vulnerability assessment below.

2 min Kill Chain

Kill Chains: Part 2→Strategic and tactical use cases

Let’s now take a look at how you can leverage the different kill chains to overcome vulnerabilities and win the day against attackers.

3 min Detection and Response

Kill Chains: Part 1→Strategic and operational value

More recently, the term has been conscripted by the cybersecurity world to help businesses and security organizations go on the offensive, ensuring there are no gaps in their mitigation strategies and that their threat-hunting processes are sound.

4 min Detection and Response

Attack vs. Data: What You Need to Know About Threat Hunting

While the definition of threat hunting may be straightforward—proactively hunting for threats—the reality of implementing a threat-hunting program is a bit more complicated, as there are different threat-hunting methodologies to choose from.

3 min Rapid7 Perspective

Why I Joined Rapid7

In this blog, Jeff Gardner, Rapid7's new Detection & Response Practice Advisor, discusses why he decided to join Rapid7.