The anonymous data on our cases allows us to answer the question “What is a typical DFIR case at Compass Security?” and we conclude its the analysis, containment, eradication and recovery of one or a few devices in a Windows domain which is probably no surprise :)
More and more companies use Microsoft 365, well even we at Compass-Security use it internally. Moving to the cloud solves many issues that our DFIR team had to deal with in the past years. Managed infrastructure means no ProxyShell, Hafnium, etc. We’re grateful for that.
Email authentication and security is another complex topic that was often misconfigured in the past. We often could send phishing email in the name of our clients during assessments. Office 365 makes the life of scammers and phishers somehow harder. We’re also grateful for that.
However we still encounter some O365 environments where it’s possible to send spoofed emails. Why is that, you ask? We also wondered and dug into the O365 features and settings!
Recently, SANS Institute has published the 9th log management survey (2014). The paper identifies strengths and weaknesses in log management systems and practices. It further provides advice to improve visibility across systems with proper log collection, normalization and analysis. Log management is very important to Compass as it heavily influences forensic investigations. Evidently, accurate information […]