October 2020

Prevailion Recognized as a 2020 Gartner “Cool Vendor”

We are pleased to announce that Prevailion has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in the 2020 Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report. In the October 13th report, Gartner points out that “Organizations struggle to mitigate vulnerabilities because of the inability to prioritize them due to a lack of context about the assets and external threat environment.” We couldn’t agree more. It’s that lack of visibility, and subsequent inability to prioritize threats, which often hamper an organization’s cybersecurity posture. Our mission is to change that. Prevailion’s exclusive intelligence capabilities empower...

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Overview: What is an advanced persistent threat (APT)?

“It’s important for businesses to understand that APTs use a wide range of malware, from custom-built toolkits to commodity malware. When people use the term ‘APT malware,’ they’re often referring to the custom, advanced malware — Stuxnet is a good example,” says Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion,...

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Prevailion Increases Malware Coverage by 45%

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Prevailion’s threat intelligence team has substantially increased our monitoring of malicious cyber activity over the last month. The APEX Platform now tracks over 205 malware families, marking a 45% increase since the start of September. We have also increased our monitoring of malicious beacons by 20%, with more than 32 billion C2 communications collected. This expanded coverage of malware communications provides the industry’s most advanced, comprehensive view of nation-state and criminal actor campaigns that are actively targeting corporations, governments, non-government organizations and their suppliers worldwide. Many of...

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Senior Full Stack Developer

We are currently seeking a highly technically proficient developer with advanced knowledge of Python and PostgreSQL. Our ideal candidate would have ample experience working with large, disparate data sets within the context of cybersecurity product and services organizations. ...

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Goblin Panda – One of the World’s Most Active APTs

When considering global threat actors and the impact these groups can have on different geographical regions and industries, we’d be remiss to not spend some time talking about Goblin Panda, considered by Prevailion to be one of the most active Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups in the world today. According to the Council on Foreign Relations, “This threat actor targets government agencies and entities in the defense and energy sectors in Southeast Asia with an interest in issues related to tensions in the South China Sea.” Goblin Panda’s Activity According to Prevailian’s threat...

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