Incident response, Insider threat, Threat intelligence, Zero trust

Everyone missed SUNBURST… or did they? – Matt Cauthorn – BSW #203

When the SolarWinds Orion SUNBURST attack hit the national newscycle, businesses far-and-wide scrambled to determine whether or not they were affected–unfortunately, many found they couldn't say either way with confidence. And then came the question, "why didn't anyone catch this?" ExtraHop's Matt Cauthorn joins BSW to discuss the SUNBURST attack, why it was so challenging to detect, and share some behavioral analysis insights to shed light on what the attackers were doing post-compromise.

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Guest

Matt Cauthorn
Matt Cauthorn
VP Cloud Security at Extrahop

Matt Cauthorn is responsible for all security implementations and leads a team of technical security engineers who work directly with customers and prospects. A passionate technologist and evangelist, Matt is often on site with customers working to solve the complex and mission-critical business problems that Fortune 1,000 and global 2,000 companies face. After years spent helping customers tap into the value offered by network-based analytics, Matt has been able to bring fresh thinking to security threat detection. Prior to ExtraHop, Matt was a Sales Engineering Manager at F5 and before that he started his career in the trenches as a practitioner where he oversaw application hosting, infrastructure, and security for five international data centers.

Hosts

Matt Alderman
Matt Alderman
Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance
Jason Albuquerque
Jason Albuquerque
Chief Operating Officer at Envision Technologies
Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
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