Sean Gavin

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Test Your Purple Teaming Skills with the Intrusion Room: An Immersive First-Person Cyber Attack Simulation

Many young professionals or aspiring college graduates have a hard time determining the right path for their career. This can be a daunting task, especially in an industry like cybersecurity where there’s not a hands-on environment that exposes them to different real-world security challenges. That’s why I stepped in. As security professionals, I believe we […]

Black Hat 2020: Session Highlights and a Look Ahead

Last week concluded another valuable Black Hat USA event – although held entirely virtually this year, the impact of the research, trends, and knowledge shared was as strong as ever. From new industry trends such as extended detection and response (XDR) to current event security considerations and best practices to detect and mitigate some of […]

Protect Your Organization from BYOD Security Risks With These 6 Steps

In today’s workforce, the use of personal mobile devices for work has become the norm. This new environment is what we call Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). While BYOD environments provide many benefits to enterprises such as reduced cost, increased flexibility, and increased productivity, they are also accompanied with security concerns, such as introducing unpatched […]

Healthcare Industry Spotlight: Tips for Detecting and Investigating Common Insider Threats

In the healthcare industry, insider threats typically take the form of an authorized individual abusing access to resources such as healthcare networks or electronic healthcare systems. In order to protect the business from unauthorized access, disclosure, modifications, or destruction, you need visibility into your information and information systems. A recent example of an insider threat […]