Posts by Kelly Garofalo

2 min Penetration Testing

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Healthcare Insomnia: Get the Prescription to Secure Unique Devices, People, and Organizations" Webcast

This week we were lucky enough to hear from Jay Radcliffe [http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/29/us-rapid7-radcliffe-idUSKBN0E929K20140529] , senior security researcher at Rapid7, in the webcast, "Healthcare Insomnia: Get the Prescription to Secure Unique Devices, People, and Organizations [https://information.rapid7.com/healthcare-insomnia-webcast.html?CS=blog]". Healthcare environments are complex - they're combining devices and data that have been around for 20 years with the newest techn

1 min Incident Response

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Need for Speed: 5 Tips to Accelerate Incident Investigation Time" Webcast

In a thorough and detailed webcast earlier this week, we heard from michael belton [https://community.rapid7.com/people/rapidmb] and Lital Asher - Dotan [https://community.rapid7.com/people/lasherdotan] on the increasingly urgent subject, “Need for Speed: 5 Tips to Accelerate Incident Investigation Time [https://information.rapid7.com/accelerating-incident-detection-webcast.html?CS=blog] ”. Meticulous and successful plans for efficient incident response can make or break an organization after a

2 min Metasploit

Top 4 Takeaways from the "Live Bait: How to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Phishing Emails" Webcast

In this week's webcast,Lital Asher - Dotan [https://community.rapid7.com/people/lasherdotan] and ckirsch [https://community.rapid7.com/people/ckirsch] tackled the hot topic, “Live Bait: How to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Phishing Emails [https://information.rapid7.com/prevent-detect-and-respond-to-phishing-emails.html?CS=blog] ”. Phishing has risen from #9 to #3 in the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report on the most common attack vectors. Phishing attacks are often successful because i

2 min PCI

Top 4 Takeaways from "Mind the Gap: 5 Steps to Perform Your Own PCI DSS 3.0 Gap Analysis" Webcast

PCI is never far from mind these days as the January 1, 2015 deadline for most organizations to be compliant with PCI DSS 3.0 by approaches quickly. In light of these deadlines, ncrampton [https://community.rapid7.com/people/ncrampton] and ospannero [https://community.rapid7.com/people/ospannero] hosted a webcast earlier this week on the, "5 Steps to Perform Your Own PCI DSS 3.0 Gap Analysis [https://information.rapid7.com/5-steps-to-perform-pci-gap-analysis-webcast.html?CS=blog] ", so that org

2 min Metasploit

Top 3 Takeaways from "7 Ways to Make Your Penetration Tests More Productive" Webcast

Earlier this week we heard from ckirsch [https://community.rapid7.com/people/ckirsch], Senior Product Marketing Manager for Metasploit at Rapid7, on the pressure penetration testers are facing. (Hint: it's a lot!). With the increase in high profile breaches and their costs, more and more emphasis is being put on the pen tester and security in general. Read on if you'd like to get the top takeaways from this week's webcast so that you aren't left in the dark about, "7 Ways to Make Your Penetratio

2 min Authentication

Top 3 Takeaways from "9 Top Takeaways from the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report"

Hi, I'm Kelly Garofalo – you may know me as the voice of the moderator in most of our security webcasts. (You know, the one that tells you about how you can snag CPE credits for joining us and sends you a nice follow-up so that you can access more wonderful webcasts and content.) I'm excited to bring you the top takeaways from our recent webcast, “9 Top Takeaways from the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report [http://information.rapid7.com/9-takeaways-to-verizon-dbir.html?CS=blog]” (Essentia