138 – Initial Access – When the Rubber Hits the Road During the Attack Phases
138 – Initial Access – When the Rubber Hits the Road During the Attack Phases – Part 1
In today’s episode, we’re peeling back the layers of cybersecurity to delve into a critical phase of the attack lifecycle: Initial Access. It’s the point where the rubber truly hits the road during a cyberattack. We will uncover the strategies, tactics, and technologies involved in gaining that crucial foothold in target systems for both attackers and defenders.
But before that and as always ahead of the main topic we stop and reflect on the trending news and this week we have two notable security pieces including:
- Europol publishes report on malware-based cyber attacks.
- MGM and Caesar’s response to their ransomware attack.
– https://www.europol.europa.eu: Cyber-attacks: the apex of crime-as-a-service (IOCTA 2023)