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Threat Update 22 – SolarWinds and DNS

Incident Response, Threat Detection

The fallout from the SolarWinds incident continues to be a top-of-mind concern for many organizations, even for those not running the Orion platform due to the advanced nature of the attack, and the way the attackers were able to hide their communication in DNS traffic.

Click to watch Kilian Englert and Ryan O’Boyle from the Varonis Incident Response team discuss some of the recent SUNBURST investigations Ryan has seen firsthand, as well as why DNS is the vector du jour for attackers trying to establish covert communication or exfiltration channels.

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Kilian Englert

Kilian Englert

Kilian has a background in enterprise security engineering, as well as security solution selling. Kilian is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and creates internal and public content on topics related to cyber security and technology best practices.


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