About Chuck Hegarty

Chuck Hegarty is a Senior Security Solutions Manager for Sirius.

Understanding Container Security: Kernel Exploits, DDoS Attacks & Poisoned Images, Oh My!

Approximately 17,000 security executives, analysts, hackers, academics and government/law enforcement staffers from 112 countries filled the Mandalay Bay Hotel for Black Hat USA 2018. Now in its 21st year, the conference was immediately followed by the 26th anniversary of DEF CON, a less corporate, more festival-like conference at Caesar’s Palace that attracted an even larger [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:39-06:00August 31st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Understanding Container Security: Kernel Exploits, DDoS Attacks & Poisoned Images, Oh My!

The GDPR Deadline Is Here: Are You Ready?

For many organizations, building and operating a cutting edge data protection program hasn’t been a top priority. The GDPR is ushering in a new era of accountability, in which every regulated organization that collects, stores and uses sensitive customer data needs to raise the bar to meet new standards. Are you GDPR compliant? Penalties for [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:54-06:00May 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The GDPR Deadline Is Here: Are You Ready?

Cyber Deception and the Path to Hacking Back

RSA Conference 2018 featured hundreds of sessions covering today’s cybersecurity issues. The theme was “Now Matters,” and among the immediate issues featured was the question of whether companies should engage in active defense, or “hacking back.” The idea of hacking back has been discussed by security researchers for over a decade. Dave Dittrich, SANS instructor [...]

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What You Need to Know: Protecting Your Organization from Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware has been around for over 30 years, and it’s on the rise. Attackers are becoming more sophisticated, leaving unprotected organizations defenseless. According to the FBI, U.S. victims of ransomware lost $209 million in the first three months of 2016, compared to $24 million in the entire year of 2015. In this Carbon Black eBook, [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:49-06:00November 23rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments