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The Election Is Six Months Away. Now Is the Time to Instrument Election Infrastructure.

By Richard Bejtlich, Principal Security Strategist, Corelight Elections have two critical components. The first is the conduct of the election as visible to the participants. The second is the hidden aspect, that which is not visible to the participants.  Voters have seen how computers have become more important to the election process, whether for collecting individual votes, tallying totals, transmitting results, or displaying...

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12 Talks to See at RSA 2020

By Richard Bejtlich, Principal Security Strategist, Corelight RSA 2020 is fast approaching, and a colleague asked what talks I planned to attend. As I am not attending RSA, I thought I would answer her question anyway, with the hopes that those participating in the conference might benefit from my review of the agenda. In general, the speaker sessions seem to be of high quality overall, so I am sure you will enjoy the conference,...

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No Tap? No Problem!

By Richard Bejtlich, Principal Security Strategist, Corelight Recently a fan of network security monitoring (NSM) asked me for advice on his current instrumentation situation. He said his organization was new to NSM and was interested in pursuing solutions with Corelight. However, the company did not have any network taps in place. He wanted to know if he should wait for the installation of taps before trying a Corelight sensor in...