Articles By: Rapid7

Good Passwords for Bad Bots Research Report

New Research Shows Password Health is on Life Support With so much of the workforce operating on virtual machines in the cloud, it is critical to know just how secure the most common access points really are. This report takes a look at credentials associated with SSH and RDP — two of the most common remote access protocols — and […]

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MDR vs. The Inevitable: Breach Response Timelines From the Rapid7 SOC

Managed Detection and Response (MDR): Inside MDR Response Timelines & Tick Tocks In this new eBook you’ll find real life examples of common threats handled end-to-end by Rapid7 MDR. Discover the speed and accuracy with which SOC experts identify, contain, and respond to attacks for customers. IBM says it takes an average of 287 days to identify a breach and […]

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13 Tips for Overcoming the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

600,000+ cybersecurity jobs are still vacant throughout the industry, causing a stressful situation for anyone running a detection and response program. Finding a security “unicorn” is near impossible and retaining them is even harder. If you’re struggling with this, you’re not alone – there are teams that suffer 100% turnover in a matter of years! In this eBook, we’ve pulled […]

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SANS 2022 Top New Attacks and Threat Report

The annual SANS Top New Attacks and Threat Report is out and full of some of the most critical data and best practices from some of the industry’s leading cybersecurity experts. Based each year on the SANS Institute’s “Five Most Dangerous Attacks” panel at RSA, the Top New Attacks and Threat Report looks at the trends in attacker behavior and […]

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The Total Economic Impact™ of Rapid7 Managed Detection and Response

Keeping your environment safe from evil is a top priority. But when you can’t handle detection and response in-house, it’s time to look for a partner who can help. In this Rapid7-commissioned 2022 Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study from Forrester Consulting, you’ll learn how Rapid7’s Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service drove a significant Return on Investment (ROI) for a […]

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A SANS 2021 Survey: Vulnerability Management – Impacts on Cloud and the Remote Workforce

This year’s Vulnerability Management Survey highlights some of the trends in vulnerability management based on the data we have gathered over the past two years. This webcast explores the results of our 2021 Vulnerability Management Survey, which examines key issues such as: • How organizations are discovering different types of vulnerabilities• Who is responsible for the different processes related to […]

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SOC Modernization and the Role of XDR

Have you turned to Extended Detection and Response (XDR) yet? New research from ESG and sponsored by Rapid7 explores the momentum behind XDR as the attack surface continues to grow, and organizations are exposed to more vulnerabilities and threats. To compile these findings, ESG surveyed IT and security professionals involved in cybersecurity technology and processes at their organization. The report […]

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Ransomware Data Disclosure Trends

In a first of its kind report, Rapid7 uses proprietary data from the clear, deep, and dark web to analyze the disclosure layer of double extortion ransomware attacks. What exactly does that mean? Our analysts and researchers identify the types of data attackers disclose to coerce victims into paying ransom. They also explore the level of sophistication used in determining […]

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