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2017-11-21
GREYCORTEX is happy to announce that our MENDEL network security tool is now part of the Brno University of Technology (VUT) cybersecurity program. MENDEL is used as part of the compulsory Bachelor’s course called “Information and Communication Technologies Security 2”, offered in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication specifically the Information Security Program....
2017-11-15
“Threat hunting,” or “cyber threat hunting” is the process of proactively and iteratively searching through networks and datasets to detect threats that evade existing automated tools and is done by a threat hunter or security analyst. It is essential for network security because it works to identify hidden threats within an existing set of network data....
2017-10-27
GREYCORTEX is happy to report that it is able to detect the BadRabbit ransomware. This ransomware appeared in Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine) but has begun to spread across several countries including South Korea, Poland, the Baltic, and regions. It uses an NSA-based exploit known as “EternalRomance” to enter networks and spreads by SMB port. MENDEL is able to detect this ransomware in two different ways:...
2017-10-13
The success continues for GREYCORTEX. This time, the team was first overall at the Pitch Competition at the 3rd Annual European Cybersecurity Forum held in Krakow, Poland on October 10th and 11th, 2017. The event featured cybersecurity-focused speakers from government and industry across Europe, as well as several from North America....
2017-10-09
We are happy to announce the latest version of GREYCORTEX MENDEL. Version 2.8 includes three new important features: the first is the Event Collector. Released as part of v2.7 (a limited release), the Event Collector offers the opportunity to centrally monitor events from several remote GREYCORTEX MENDEL collectors. The second major new feature is the Correlation Engine. This tool correlates individual, less-serious events - which together may be indicative of attacks within the network, to more effectively alert security analysts....
2017-09-29
GREYCORTEX took home the top prize in its category at the Czech Finals of the 2017 Central European Startup Awards (CESA). The Czech final,  held on September 25th in Prague, recognized GREYCORTEX as the Best AI Startup in the country....
2017-09-08
Today Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, has disclosed that they suffered a massive data breach because their network was compromised by unknown hackers. According to the Equifax’s press release, attackers gained access to personal data of almost 143 million Americans. Social security numbers, birth dates and addresses of nearly half the population lost in this breach of the US could be misused by hackers for years to come. Credit card numbers of US-customers and non-US customers were also stolen....
2017-08-30
Excellent news from Brno! GREYCORTEX is proud to announce that we have been named as part of the ESET Technology Alliance. In addition to complementing ESET’s existing endpoint security solutions – by addressing traffic within the network, this relationship means that GREYCORTEX MENDEL is now available through all ESET partners, worldwide. You can read our full press release below:...
2017-08-25
Network management is a stressful proposition, comprising not only the administration of the network, but also maintaining its performance, provisioning devices, etc. With the number of devices in a network growing - due in part to IoT within the office and BYOD which come and go frequently, and the risks of advanced persistent malware, the stress is only increasing....
2017-08-04
For the second year in a row, GREYCORTEX has been nominated as a National Finalist at the Central European Startup Awards (CESA) – http://centraleuropeanstartupawards.com. The awards select the best startups from across 10 Central European countries, with the winners qualifying to go forward to the Global Startup Awards. Last year, GREYCORTEX won Best Early Stage Startup, given in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This year, GREYCORTEX is nominated in three categories:...