This month we would like to congratulate Robert Martin with Aetna as the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for October 2017. Robert has been an active member of the community for some time.
This article is a part of a series describing key features of the Phantom Security Automation and Orchestration platform. In this installment of the series, we will explore how the Heads-Up Display (HUD) in Phantom Mission Control™ can shorten the resolution time for security events. The core objective of the HUD is to allow the … Continue reading Mission Control: Using the Heads-Up Display to Speed Situational Awareness
A critical flaw involving the ability, in certain situations, to exploit the root account on Apple macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) systems was reported on November 28, 2017 (CVE-2017-13872). Although Apple moved quickly to mitigate this vulnerability, a scenario like this presents an opportunity to improve upon existing security operations procedures. Toward this goal, we explore how the Phantom Security Automation & Orchestration Platform might help to hunt for and mitigate vulnerabilities like this in the future.
In this installment of the series, we will explore how Phantom Mission Control™ integrates case management tasks into a security operations team’s workflow. By merging case management tasks into Mission Control, analysts save time and better preserve data by eliminating the need to shuttle data between the Phantom Platform and an external ticketing or case management system.
While Security Automation & Orchestration platforms are certainly equipped to handle complex use cases, it’s not the only way to automate. Simple tasks often thought of as daily annoyances are also perfect for automation; “utility playbooks” as one user coined them. These small playbooks pack a powerful punch.
Before joining Phantom, I worked in several security operations roles at a large electric power company. During my time there, we built out our Security Operations Center (SOC) and added numerous security tools to identify, investigate, and respond to cyber threats. As we grew, I realized how difficult it was just to keep track of … Continue reading Playbooks: Going Beyond Incident Response Use Cases
This month we would like to congratulate Martin Ohl with McAfee as the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for September 2017. In just a short period of time, Martin has made a number of contributions to the Phantom Community, including: McAfee OpenDXL App for Phantom https://my.phantom.us/3.0/apps/?search=McAfee%20OpenDXL McAfee Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) App for Phantom https://my.phantom.us/3.0/apps/?search=McAfee%20Advanced%20Threat%20Defense%20(ATD) Phishing … Continue reading Announcing the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for September 2017