New Release: World Container

Critical Path Security is thrilled to share that our partner, Léargas Security is proud to announce the 5th commercial version of their converged security platform! Léargas World Container represents a monumental overhaul of our platform focusing on end user experience while continuing to add and enhance the foundations that drive functionality. Details: New User Interface: Our slick new interface makes navigating Léargas a dream! The central dashboard makes clear what needs to be reviewed and provides quick access to the detailed alerts needed to identify and respond to malicious activity. Role Based Security: Our new security model enables platform administrators to grant users access to as much or as little data as they need to get the job done! Virtual Appliances: While we were already proud of our fast appliance deployment times we decided to shoot for the moon with a custom OVA that can be downloaded and deployed to…

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Patrick Kelley interviewed by 11Alive/NBC regarding Cyberattack on Georgia Department of Safety

11Alive/NBC News reports that the Department of Public Safety computer systems are still offline with no timeline as to when they'll be back up. But it's not the first agency to run into issues with malware in recent weeks. Patrick Kelley goes on record stating: "Officers that are responding are trained very well and are competent to do their duties even when they are hampered, but I can't trivialize the impact that those officers responding and not having immediate access to the information that they need," explained Patrick Kelley.

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Critical Path Security Grows!

We couldn't be more excited to announce two new additions to the Critical Path Security team! Virginia Kelley - Senior Accounts Manager / Women In Technology Outreach Virginia has been quietly working behind the scenes in the Information Security industry for nearly a decade.  She is a regular attendee at DEFCON where she volunteered in the Packet Hacking Village two years in a row. Additionally, she led all efforts for Critical Path Security's involvement in BSides Atlanta in 2018 and co-wrote Patrick Kelley's "CyberZoology" presentation, which has been presented over 25 times in 4 countries. She has attended or spoken at several security conferences in the United States and Canada and was most recently published on multiple news sites about becoming an Information Security Professional in a male-dominated field and Mental Illness Advocacy. Virginia Kelley is an incredibly valuable addition to Critical Path Security, where she will have dedicated time…

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One Million Devices Open to Microsoft BlueKeep Flaw

Researchers have discovered one million internet connected devices that are vulnerable to a Microsoft flaw, which could open the door to a cyberattack. The flaw (CVE-2019-0708) was fixed during Microsoft’s May Patch Tuesday Security Bulletin earlier this month. System administrators were urged to immediately deploy fixes as the flaw could pave the way for a similar attack on the scale of WannaCry. Making matters worse, a spike in scans for vulnerable systems was spotted over the weekend – potentially indicating that bad actors are looking to sniff out the activity. The critical remote code-execution flaw exists in Remote Desktop Services and impacts older version of Windows, including Windows 7, Windows XP, Server 2003 and Server 2008 (Microsoft deployed patches to Windows XP and Windows 2003 for the bug during Patch Tuesday, neither of which is still supported via monthly Patch Tuesday updates). While Microsoft urged administrators to update impacted Windows…

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