Diego Perez

Diego Perez

Feb
06
Threat Hunting vs Detection Engineering? The saga continues ⛵

Threat Hunting vs Detection Engineering? The saga continues ⛵

I see a lot of people trying to make sense of the roles they occupy in the cyber defence world.
11 min read
Nov
28
The Uncertainty of Intelligence and the Entropy of Threats

The Uncertainty of Intelligence and the Entropy of Threats

In Part 2 of this series, we will explore the dimensions of information uncertainty, entropy and negentropy, superlinear defence-in-depth, latent space and threat intelligence as a decoding device for time-bound information.
21 min read
Nov
10
The Problem of Why: Threat-Informed Prioritization in Security Operations. Part 1.

The Problem of Why: Threat-Informed Prioritization in Security Operations. Part 1.

What does it mean to be threat-informed when it comes to Cyber Defence? It is one of those classic tough
11 min read
Sep
17
The Threat Hunting Pipeline

The Threat Hunting Pipeline

Appetizer Ahoy fellow Cyberscouts! It's been a couple of weeks since our last encounter when I introduced an
11 min read
Sep
04
Citrix Netscaler CVE-2023-3519 Hunt Mission Plan

Citrix Netscaler CVE-2023-3519 Hunt Mission Plan

The Prelude Hello everyone, it would seem that time has gone quite fast and my temporal abilities to navigate the
10 min read
Aug
20
The Journeys of a Cyberscout

The Journeys of a Cyberscout

We live in an economy of distraction. In this era of fabricated intelligence, attention-sucking digital vampires, calculated buzzwords, over-optimization of every aspect of life, and the mindless echoing of information we call "news", there is little room for creative reflection and quiet pondering.
2 min read
Jan
09
The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 4: Adversarial Framework for Tactical Cyber Defense Operations II

The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 4: Adversarial Framework for Tactical Cyber Defense Operations II

Continuing from Threat Hunting Shift Part 3, we will now introduce the Defend and Design domains. So without further ado,
7 min read
Jan
08
The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 3: Adversarial Framework for Tactical Cyber Defense Operations I

The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 3: Adversarial Framework for Tactical Cyber Defense Operations I

Active Defence Adversarial Cyber Operations Framework or ADACOP, is a framework for sense-making and understanding the relationships between the different domains of active defence. ADACOP describes four tactical domains, namely: Design, Discover, Disrupt and Defend.
17 min read
Oct
20
The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 2: The Way of the Intercepting Fist II

The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 2: The Way of the Intercepting Fist II

We discuss Active Defense, moving beyond a passive approach to detection. How can we intentionally shape threat actor behavior via Controlled Attack Paths and Cyber Deception? Defenders inadvertently influence attackers by the way they configure layered defenses, impacting attack preferences.
10 min read
Oct
09
The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 1: The Way of the Intercepting Fist I

The Threat Hunting Shift. Part 1: The Way of the Intercepting Fist I

While Threat Hunting is commonly seen as proactive threat detection, we propose a broader approach through the lens of Active Defense. This involves intercepting and disrupting adversaries with the goal of actively shaping attacker behavior rather than relying solely on detection.
8 min read