Securabit ECAT Podcast Feb 22nd: Old wine in a new bottle

Our colleagues at Securabit will be hosting a live Podcast on February 22nd around 7:30PM with Pascal Longpre, our founder and CTO. It’s titled, Old wine in a new bottle: Why new variants of old malware keep slipping through. We’ll drill down on TDL4 and SpyEye in particular, discussing how new variants have low detection…

ECAT and Zeus revisited: P2P edition

Our team likes to use variants of Zeus to test and demo ECAT’s capabilities. Zeus is definitely on the mature side for a malware family, yet its authors update Zeus on a regular basis, ensuring low AV detections with the most recent variants. Zeus is not targeted malware by any means, in fact quite the…

EMC Acquires Silicium Security

              We’re pleased to announce that Silicium Security has been acquired by EMC. Going forward we will operate as a line of business under RSA, The Security Division of EMC. Our team stays in place and will continue to support our customers and partners. The full text of the announcement from…

Protecting your servers: it’s a good start…

When we talk to a potential customer, we like to get a good understanding of their current security posture and how they are prioritizing their next security projects. Several times recently, as we drilled down with the customer on their environment and priorities, they told us their plan was to first lock down and secure…

GFIRST Atlanta – Aug. 21-23rd with ECAT

  We’ll be at the GFIRST conference at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from the 21st to the 23rd of August. GFIRST (The  Government Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) is sponsored under the auspices of  US-CERT and is a conference now in its 8th year for U.S. Federal, state and local agencies, both civilian and military,…

ECAT webinar June 19th 11AM EDT

“Old wine in a new bottle: Why new variants of old malware keep slipping through.” Flamer, Stuxnet and Duqu aren’t the only threats that slip past AV. Join us on June 19th at 11AM EDT for a live walkthrough of ECAT where we show how ECAT detects compromise that AV missed in an infected endpoint. We’ll…

RSA 2012 – the ECAT cut

With the benefit of a weekend’s hindsight, it’s a good time to post some notes and observations from our hyper-busy week at RSA. ‘Busy’ is no exaggeration – we had over twice as many visitors to our booth as last year. Why all the extra interest? We certainly had a lot to announce as part…