Scaling Enterprise Forensic Timelining

Oct 6, 2021 2:29:00 PM / by Eric Capuano posted in Automation, DFIR, Velociraptor, Incident Response, Forensics, Operations, SecOps, Security, SOC, Open Source

In July, Eric & Whitney gave a talk titled "Breaches Be Crazy" at the SANS DFIR Summit outlining Recon’s unique approach at scaling enterprise forensic timelining.

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OPENSOC @ DEF CON 29

Aug 11, 2021 1:46:00 PM / by Kelley Wilds posted in DFIR, Incident Response, Forensics, Security, InfoSec, OpenSOC, DEFCON, Events, Training, Threat Hunting, ZeroTier

It’s that time of year again - DEF CON! We were thrilled to run OpenSOC again at DEF CON this year, even if it had to be virtual (fingers crossed we’re all in person again in 2022).

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An Encounter With TA551/Shathak

May 18, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Andrew Cook posted in DFIR, SecOps, Security, TA551, Shathak, Python, Malware

The Recon incident response team recently responded to a case of business email compromise.  The incident spanned over seven months of potential dwell time, and included the unraveling of encrypted malware hidden in an image file. Our analysis attributed the incident to a threat group known as TA551/Shathak, known for stealing banking credentials.

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Endpoint Logging For The Win!

Nov 3, 2020 10:32:00 AM / by Samuel Kimmons posted in DFIR, Forensics, SecOps, Security, InfoSec, Defense, Logging

Whether you're on the Defensive or Offensive side of security, it's important to understand how common attack tools look in an environment. As someone defending a network, the use of proper logging can help prevent visibility gaps. You could have the best perimeter detections that are available, but without visibility into the activity on your endpoints, you're essentially missing a piece of the puzzle.

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Recon Launches SOC X

Oct 20, 2020 10:35:00 AM / by Kelley Wilds posted in DFIR, Incident Response, Forensics, SecOps, Security, InfoSec, Training, Threat Hunting, NDR

The Recon team is excited to announce the launch of SOC X™, the Professional SOC Team World Championship! The inaugural event will be on March 4, 2021.

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Recon Launches Network Defense Range (NDR) Live Online

Oct 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM / by Kelley Wilds posted in DFIR, Incident Response, Forensics, SecOps, Security, InfoSec, Training, Threat Hunting, NDR, BlackHat

The Recon team is thrilled to announce our newest offering, NDR Live Online!

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Securing Your Velociraptor Deployment

Sep 23, 2020 10:51:00 AM / by Whitney Champion posted in DFIR, Velociraptor, Incident Response, Forensics, Operations, SecOps, Security, InfoSec, Threat Hunting, DevOps, AWS, Cognito, Identity Aware Proxy

Our team are huge fans of Velociraptor. It's an incredibly powerful tool, for both DFIR and endpoint management. It currently supports Windows, Linux, and Mac endpoints, and BONUS: it's open source!

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Integrating Thinkst Canaries with TheHive

Sep 16, 2020 11:33:00 AM / by Whitney Champion posted in Automation, DFIR, Incident Response, Forensics, SecOps, Canaries, InfoSec, Thinkst, Training, Python, TheHive, Cortex

We've been big fans of the Thinkst platform for a while now. We may have mentioned them a time or two :) Like many others, we get a lot of mileage out of their Canaries and Canary Tokens.

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Recon Provides Range Training for Military Cyber Protection Teams During COVID-19 Lockdown

Apr 29, 2020 12:22:00 PM / by Eric Capuano posted in DFIR, Training, NDR, Defense, Military, CPT, Intel

Recently, our team was asked to provide training for an operational military Cyber Protection Team (CPT). This unit, and many others, are working remotely due to the current global situation but still need a way to provide cutting-edge training to keep their operators sharp and mission-ready. This was a particularly important engagement to the team at Recon as we are a team composed heavily of veterans and current members of Reserve/National Guard components.

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Analysis Of Exploitation: CVE-2020-10189

Mar 25, 2020 1:39:00 PM / by Luke Rusten posted in DFIR, Incident Response, Forensics, SecOps, InfoSec, Defense, Malware, Exploit, CVE-2020-10189, Intel Sharing, Zoho, Vulnerability, ManageEngine

The Recon incident response team recently worked an intrusion case involving a ManageEngine Desktop Central server that was affected by CVE-2020-10189.

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