An Integrated Workflow: Investigating and Remediating a Mass-Malware Infection

I recently had the opportunity to help a customer use Tanium to investigate and respond to an outbreak of the “Ponik” malware. Ponik is a downloader that can retrieve and install additional malware, as well as steal credentials, from an infected system. Though Ponik is an example of commodity mass-malware, it presented a good opportunity...

Introducing the PwC Threat Intelligence Stream Integration

Paul Bottomley, Cyber Threat Detection & Response Manager at PwC and Matt MacKinnon, Senior Director, Product Management at Tanium discuss the new PwC Threat Intelligence stream integration with the release of Tanium IOC Detect 2.4. One of Tanium’s core missions is to transform cumbersome manual processes into automated tasks that empower IT Security teams with more time,...

On Stage at the 2016 RSA Conference

Q&A with Tanium’s Ryan Kazanciyan & Andre McGregor Two familiar Tanium faces will take the stage during the 2016 RSAConference next week: Director of Security Andre McGregor will speak on “The Shadowy Cyber Attack — State Sponsors of Terror and Cyber Terrorists” on Wednesday, March 3 and Chief Security Architect Ryan Kazanciyan will be presenting “IOCs are...

Helping Communities Stay Protected While Connected

Smart government is truly the name of the game when it comes to cybersecurity. Though most media coverage focuses on Federal government issues, state and local governments have also been struggling with how to protect their citizens’ data while dealing with their own cyber attacks — sometimes in the face of severe budget constraints. The latest challenge...

Tanium Ready to Help Federal Agencies Win the Cybersecurity Sprint

As a result of the recent OPM hack that may have compromised the personal information of as many as 18 million retired and current Federal employees, Tony Scott, United States Chief Information Officer, launched a mandatory 30-day Cybersecurity Sprint that requires Federal agencies to take several steps to help better protect Federal information and assets...

Information Sharing: We’re Only as Strong as Each Other

Today’s White House Summit on Cybersecurity is the climax of a momentous eight-day span that witnessed the largest ever cyber attack on a health care company and the creation of a new government agency. The formation of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) certainly legitimizes the urgent need to create modern, more-agile intelligence sharing...

Tanium Adds Soltra to its Threat Intelligence Ecosystem to Turn Tables on Cyber Attackers

As the world looks to make the Internet its platform for finance, the stakes in the cybersecurity landscape have never been higher. We read daily about cyber attacks against the financial industry, demonstrating a sad reality and an uncomfortable truth: Despite having access to the best IT security talent available, the world’s leading financial services...