How We Track Mean Time to Patch (4-part blog series)

This is the third of our four-part blog series exploring how we use the Tanium platform in our own organization. In this installment, SecOps Engineer Greg Pothier shares how to use Tanium and Splunk together to deliver patch management data, which CSOs and other security leaders can tap to assess risk potential. How useful would...

Volume of Breaches Risks Breeding Inaction

Reports appear everyday about the cybersecurity threat facing British businesses. In the last six months alone, the major UK press have written almost 1,000 articles on cybersecurity threats. And it’s no surprise, given two thirds of large UK businesses were hit by a cyber breach or attack in the past year. But with this constant...

How to Rapidly Remedy the OpenSSH Vulnerability

Last week, Qualys published a security advisory exposing vulnerabilities (CVE-2016–0777 and 0778) in OpenSSH client versions 5.4 to 7.1. When exploited, these vulnerabilities can result in the theft of private key material. To eliminate the vulnerability, administrators can either patch OpenSSH with version 7.1p2 or configure existing SSH clients to disable the exploitable feature. Discovering...

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...