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Founder & CEO @ Vicarius LTD

4 posts, Location: Tel Aviv, Israel, Michael Assraf's website,

Vicarius - Cyber Insurance Made Easy

There is no way to ignore three main trends in the field of cyber-security. Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) - The know-how of what are the right security needs is something you can't always find in a typical SME or SMB. Just like most of the things that require a high level of professionalism, a lot of companies choose to outsource these tasks to an external service provider. It's very common to find among MSSPs clients like hospitals with hundreds
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Vicarius is Disrupting the Not-So-Sexy Vulnerability Assessment Market

So lately people have been asking me: what is this thing you are working on at Vicarius and why are you folks standing out from all the other cyber security vendors out there? My two cents for that are: 1. Grouping all the cyber security products under one umbrella is completely wrong. Our industry is probably the most sub-segmented market around. 2. Vicarius is disrupting a traditional and compliance-driven segment. Our product is superior in so many ways that the
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Malware - from A to Zero-day

Intro From the theoretical work of John Von Neumann up to Zeus, Stuxnet and Cryptolocker, the malware world had seen a lot of changes and different means of accomplishing malicious goals. Every consecutive year we can see an increase in the amount of detected malware, peaking this year alone to over 500 Million different malware samples collected worldwide. While there are many cyber solutions out there, the vast majority of them stuck in the everlasting cat-and-mouse game - detect a
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This is Where We start, This is Where It Ends

For years and years, we used to chase them. They enjoyed escaping and we enjoyed the chasing. Not anymore, this is over. No longer chasing, we are moving to python-mode. Instead of running after the attacker, let's just wait for them to use our webcam, our keyboard and mouse. Then, in the most unpredictable moment, we will strike hard. Because wolves don't chase, wolves hunt.
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