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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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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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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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August 30, 2019

Post Black Hat / Def Con Q&A With Jack Rhysider from Darknet Diaries

Hacker Summer Camp is now safely in our rearview mirror, and what a week it was. From the corporate zoo that was Black Hat, to the wild west of Def Con 27, to some great side-events like the Diana Initiative, BSides Las Vegas, and Queercon,…

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February 26, 2019

Changing cybersecurity: Announcing our $15 million funding led by GV

Today, the Cmd team celebrates a major milestone. It’s a landmark for us that we believe is also important to the future of the cybersecurity space. We’re humbled and excited to announce our Series B funding round of $15 million USD led…

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October 18, 2018

5 Dangerous Misconceptions about Using Machine Learning in Cybersecurity

Use of machine learning (ML) to derive business value is the new norm in the technology sector. As per Information Data Corporation, the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning market is expected to grow from $8 billion in 2016 to $47 billion by…

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