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Upgrade Your Audit Policies: What Should You Be Logging?
Your security response depends heavily on what data you log, and how you log it. Your security information and event management (SIEM) ...
NewsOctober 14, 2021
Tony Simone Named Exabeam's "Techical Person of the Year" for 2021
Castra Managed Services is excited to announce that its company co-founder, Tony Simone, has been named Exabeam’s “Technical Person of ...
BlogSeptember 10, 2021
How Data Lake and Cloud Archive Can Improve Your Security Posture
Is your business weighing out the pros and cons of data lake and cloud archive? We can help with that. What we need to establish first ...
BlogJuly 21, 2021
Improving Visibility and Preventing a Miss - Part 3: Custom PowerShell Rules
A major risk for a SIEM or SOAR is not effectively using key PowerShell logs collected. We talked about the risk of incorrect and empty...
BlogJuly 15, 2021
Mystery Box vs. Glass Box Managed Detection and Response
Working with a transparent MDR leads to trustworthy threat detection and response. In the Information Security industry, there are tech...
NewsJuly 6, 2021
Update on PrintNightmare & Kaseya Ransomware
Over the 4th of July weekend, two breaches were brought to Castra's attention pertaining to PrintNightmare and Kaseya. Details on Print...
BlogMay 24, 2021
Improving Visibility and Preventing a Miss - Part 2: Custom PowerShell Collection
A worrisome risk for a SIEM or SOAR is not collecting key logs used or required for the advanced modeling in today's platforms. In our ...
BlogMarch 23, 2021
F5 BIG-IP Vulnerabilities
Twelve days ago, F5 announced several security vulnerabilities that went primarily overshadowed by the Exchange/Hafnium situation. It's...
BlogMarch 8, 2021
Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability
As you may know, a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Server was published last week that is garnering a lot of attention. Mi...
BlogFebruary 24, 2021
5 Do's and Don'ts to Qualify Your Next MDR
We have the best practices for finding the managed detection and response partner that is the best fit for your organization. I’ve had ...
BlogJanuary 22, 2021
FireEye Breach - Our Observations
Cybersecurity Firm, FireEye Experienced a Major Breach in December of 2020 Castra actively investigated for deeper, specific informatio...
NewsJanuary 21, 2021
Castra Takes Home Two Industry Accolades in Seven Months
MSSP Partner of the Year for the Americas and Best Managed Security Service Finalist Castra is pleased to announce it has been awarded ...
NewsNovember 3, 2020
Top 5 Takeaways for NIST 800-53 Rev 5
Recapping a highlight from Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released an upd...