Articles by Jake King
Elastic Security Lead & Co-founder Cmd Security, Elastic
Co-Founder and Chief Security Officer of Cmd (now part of Elastic)
The future of cyber threat prevention lies in open security
Open security — a methodology that shifts the dynamic of a security company’s relationship with its customer — has the potential to transform the cybersecurity industry by bringing security practitioners together to create a more resilient response.
What are Elastic Security capabilities in the cloud — and how do they drive results?
There are many benefits to conducting security operations on a cloud-based platform. In this post, we’ll cover a few of the benefits Elastic Security for Cloud users experience, and how you can take advantage of an Elastic Cloud deployment yourself.
The secret is out: Why Open Security is key to preventing cyber threats
Open security — a methodology that shifts the dynamic of a security company’s relationship with its customer — can transform the cybersecurity industry by bringing security practitioners together to create a resilient response to enterprise threats.
Nimbuspwn: Leveraging vulnerabilities to exploit Linux via Privilege Escalation
Microsoft 365 Defender team released a post detailing several identified vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities allow adversarial groups to escalate privileges on Linux systems, allowing for deployment of payloads, ransomware, or other attacks.
Okta and LAPSUS$: What you need to know
The latest organization under the microscope of the LAPSUS$ group is Okta. Threat hunt for the recent breach targeting Okta users using these simple steps in Elastic
Analysis of Log4Shell vulnerability & CVE-2021-45046
In this post, we cover next steps the Elastic Security team is taking for users to continue to protect themselves against CVE-2021-44228, or Log4Shell.