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DE:CODED Series Two Episodes

All episodes of DE:CODED, Series Two

The next series of our cybersecurity podcast series starts Wednesday 25th May!

Episode 1 features:

  • Eugene Kaspersky (Kaspersky)
  • Christian Seifert (Microsoft)
  • SecurityLifeHack by Mikko Hyppönen (WithSecure)

Each episode broadcasts on the last Wednesday of the month.

Find all of the episodes from the award-winning DE:CODED Series Two in one handy place.

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Security policies helping or interfering?

When security policies and security testing meet…

security policies

Security solutions can stop you getting things done. They can make mistakes, interpreting your actions as malicious. And then block your work. But they can also blindly follow security policies set by the IT department. Sometimes they do both! How can you predict which products will be most accurate after you buy them?

Custom security policies

Your business most likely doesn’t rely entirely on the detections and protections offered by security solutions. IT usually needs to make a least some configuration changes. Default settings should be good, but businesses commonly make their own adjustments. Every company has its own characteristics and one size definitely does not fit all.

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Realistic cybersecurity testing

Simulated or real attacks in cybersecurity testing?

Realistic cybersecurity testing

There are many different ways to test cybersecurity products. Most of the common approaches are useful when evaluating a service or system, but they each have pros and cons. In this article we outline the basic differences and limitations. Can you achieve realistic cybersecurity testing?

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Helping enterprises plan security

A strategic alternative to penetration testing.

Helping enterprises plan

Is Microsoft’s anti-virus good enough? Are the ‘next-gen’ endpoint products as good as they claim? Is our combination of anti-malware and whitelisting giving us full threat coverage? Enterprises are asking themselves, and SE Labs, these questions all the time. The good news is, we can help provide an answer.

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Public endpoint test notification

Call to action for security vendors.

Public endpoint test notification commentary phase

Tests that follow the AMTSO testing Standard give vendors a chance to voice their opinions.

Register your interest

SE Labs has issued a new public endpoint test notification through the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO).

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Choose the best security product

By understanding the rules of security testing.

choose the best security product

The reports below contain security testing results. You can compare the performance of a variety of products that claim to protect you against online threats. This, in theory, will help individuals and businesses choose the best security product.

AMTSO-Compliant Test

Rules of engagement

But these are free reports. How can you trust that the high-scoring vendors didn’t just pay for their ranking? Do you suspect that some low-scoring vendors dropped out of the report? Or asked to be retested until they scored better?

What are the rules behind the scenes in security testing?

ENDPOINT PROTECTION: NEW REPORTS ONLINE!

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IronNet IronDefense detecting APTs on the network

SE Labs tested IronNet IronDefense against a range of hacking attacks.

ironnet irondefense

The SE Labs Enterprise Advanced Security test is compatible with a wide range of security products and services. This includes NDR. Our latest network detection report is now available!

IronNet IronDefense vs. APTs

Our targeted attack testing is compatible with the MITRE ATT&CK framework, which means we based our work on the industry standard way to illustrate attacks.

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Public and private testing

How security vendors work with SE Labs.

testing results

SE Labs works with security companies to help develop and validate their products. When a security company works with SE Labs it gains two main benefits. If the product performs well it gains a much sought-after award. If it encountered problems the testing team will provide valuable information to help fix the issues.

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Network detection and response testing explained

See our presentation video from the AMTSO Town Hall meeting.

network detection and response

Network detection and response products monitor networks for attacks. They look for related information too, to help detect and recover from breaches.

Network detection and response: TESTED!

SE Labs has applied its Enterprise Advanced Security testing methods to network detection and response products. In this video we explain how and why we test the way we do.

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DE:CODED Transcriptions Online

Transcriptions of the DE:CODED podcast are now available.

DE:CODED Transcriptions

Sometimes you just want to scan a wall of text to find the details you need. That’s impossible with a podcast. You often find yourself listening to different episodes, trying to find the nugget of information you half-remember hearing.

Read our podcast

To help make our podcasts more accessible we have published full transcripts of each episode. Series One is complete and we’ll continue to transcribe Series Two when we start publishing its episodes.

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