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January 7, 2020

Assess Your Linux Security Posture With SANS Recommendations – Download This Checklist

Recently, SANS Institute released a whitepaper called Taming the Wild West: Finding Security in Linux, designed to help companies improve the security posture of their Linux environments. This is a growing topic of discussion within the SANS community, especially as so many…

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December 12, 2019

Security Was on Fire at AWS re:Invent 2019!

The Cmd team landed in Vegas last week for one of the largest tech events of the year, AWS re:Invent 2019! This conference was packed with 65,000+ technology and security professionals looking to learn best practices for AWS and exchanging ideas with…

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November 20, 2019

Cmd at BSides Connecticut — PAM for Agile Clouds and Data Center Environments

Cmd appeared last weekend at the BSides CT Conference. Security Strategist Brian Gladstein presented on Privileged Access Management for Agile Clouds and Data Center Environments. Brian has an extensive background in cybersecurity, including 15 years of experience working for innovative technology companies…

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November 13, 2019

Cmd Named for Data Breach Prevention on CNBC’s Top 100 Most Promising Start-Ups

This week, CNBC included us in their list of “100 of the world’s most promising start-ups to watch in 2019”, and interviewed our CEO, Jake King, to discuss how Vancouver is becoming a start-up mecca and beginning to give Silicon Valley a…

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November 7, 2019

Breaking Down the Linux Sudo Bug — and Why It Probably Doesn’t Impact You

The following article was written by Alex Bell, software engineer at Cmd specializing in Linux cybersecurity. News broke earlier this month of a critical bug in the Linux command ‘sudo’, a core tool in Linux that allows user to run programs with…

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November 4, 2019

Container Security and MITRE ATT&CK on Linux: Cmd Founder Jake King’s Interview on Risky.Biz

Recently, Cmd CEO & Co-Founder Jake King met with one of our favorite podcasters and award-winning journalist, Patrick Gray, from Risky.Biz. Risky.Biz is an Australian-based podcast that was founded in 2007, and is a must-listen for information security professionals looking to stay…

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October 9, 2019

Addressing the Unavoidable Security Holes Caused by Root Users and Privileged Accounts on Linux

Practically speaking, Linux has an inherent security hole big enough to drive a truck through: privileged accounts. Whether through compromised service accounts, stolen credentials, or the wrong commands executed by root users — the fact that Linux provides no way to restrict what…

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October 1, 2019

Cutting Through the Buzzwords of Machine Learning at Day of Shecurity San Francisco

Deepali Arora, PhD is Cmd’s Manager of Data Science and Analytics. She will go deep on the topic of machine learning in cybersecurity on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Day of Shecurity in San Francisco in her talk “Cutting through the buzzwords /…

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September 23, 2019

New Features In Cmd Make Access Control on Linux Easier, Faster, and More Compliant

Centralizing security controls over decentralized Linux farms is not easy, especially when trying to still allow DevOps the freedom they need to troubleshoot, upgrade and maintain the environment without having to relearn any tools or processes. That is where Cmd can help…

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September 16, 2019

New Linux Ransomware Lilocked is Added to the Growing List of 2019 Linux Cyber Attacks

Yet another Linux attack has surfaced recently that has impacted thousands of servers. It’s a ransomware called Lilocked (aka Lilock or Lilu) and likely takes advantage of a known Exim vulnerability or possibly old versions of Wordpress to gain system entry. Once inside, Lilu…

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