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Alert of the Month – GitHub, Credentials, and APTs

The Alert of the Month for May 2022 is a data exposure on GitHub that revealed high-level credentials risking network penetration, ransomware, and data exposure. This alert is emblematic of the continuing issues companies are experiencing with code repositories leaking credentials and other sensitive data. Without an External Risk Protection platform to locate this exposure, […]

GitHub to mandate 2FA for all code contributors by 2023

The world’s largest development platform will require all code-contributing users to enroll in two-factor authentication by the end of 2023 to enhance software supply chain security. GitHub has announced its largest-ever push toward two-factor authentication (2FA). The world’s leading development platform said it will require all code-contributing users to enroll in 2FA by the end […]

Momentum Cyber lists CybelAngel in the Cybersecurity Almanac

CybelAngel is proud to announce we have been included in the 2022 edition of the Cybersecurity Almanac as a Notable Company. You can find a copy of the 2022 Cybersecurity Almanac here.  Momentum Cyber is a premier strategic advisor in the cybersecurity field. It is the first and only M&A strategic advisory firm focused on […]

The Three Worst Financial Industry Data Leaks

This article was originally published on Finextra by Todd Carroll. Banks, fintechs, and other financial institutions have a unique responsibility to maintain the highest level of data security. Billions of people trust them with highly sensitive personal information, ranging from credit scores to home addresses, birth dates, and social security numbers. However, this data means […]

Alert of the Month – Fake Domains, Real Banks, Real Malware

The Alert of the Month for March 2022 is a fraudulent domain targeting bank customers. Domain Spoofing is a classic cyber threat for a reason. It works very well. You can read on to learn what happens or if you want you can watch Oleg Lypko walk you through this month’s alert!  A well-designed fake […]

The Best Part of Waking up from Alert Fatigue

What is Alert Fatigue? Not just tired, worn out Alert Fatigue is a mental state where SOC teams begin missing or not acting upon alerts due to experiencing an overwhelming number of low-quality of alerts. The best example of this state is found in Aesop’s Fable The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Everyone remembers its lesson […]