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[Infographic] macOS Native Security Configurations and osquery

Posted by Harry Hayward on 9/17/19 8:41 AM

Be it for macOS or my dog eating out of the trash, there is no such thing as a bullet-proof security policy. It’s all about creating a threshold of standards- something to work off of while simultaneously reducing overall risk (you know, like storing your trash can on the counter, for example).

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Topics: osquery, macOS, mac edr, open-source, asset inventory, security hygiene

[Video] Osquery and 8 macOS Security Best Practices

Posted by Harry Hayward on 9/5/19 11:50 AM
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Building Your First Incident Response Policy: A Practical Guide for Beginners

Posted by Harry Hayward on 8/27/19 8:13 AM

It only makes sense to assume that sooner or later your company will have to handle a security incident and the subsequent recovery from any damage caused.

Creating an incident response policy before an incident occurs can help you minimize risk and ensure that you and your team are prepared. By planning your response ahead of time, you will be able to respond faster and more efficiently, and possibly even prevent additional damage from occurring.

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Topics: incident investigation

Research Report Evaluates Osquery’s Role in Upending Endpoint Security [Complimentary Copy]

Posted by Harry Hayward on 10/4/18 8:43 AM

451 Research, a global research advisory firm, recently published their first market insight report covering osquery. The report, “Uptycs emerges from stealth betting on SQL-based osquery for upending endpoint security” acknowledges the growing impact the universal open source agent is having in the security market. 

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Topics: Insider, osquery, open-source

Deploying Osquery at Scale: A Comprehensive List of Open Source Tools

Posted by Harry Hayward on 9/13/18 8:31 AM

According to the official osquery docs, osquery (os=operating system) is an operating system instrumentation framework that exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database. Using SQL, you can write a single query to explore any given data, regardless of operating system. (more on osquery basics here)

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Topics: osquery

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