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Threatpost Conducts Informal Poll on PoC Exploits - Crypsis’ Matt Thaxton Shares Expert Opinion

Threatpost recently conducted an informal reader poll on whether it was a “good idea” to publish PoC code for zero days. Crypsis Senior Consultant Matt Thaxton shared his expert opinion that the...

Security Week Shares World Economic Forum Report with Expert Analysis from Crypsis V.P. Sam Rubin

The World Economic Forum published its 2020 Global Risks Report. In this Security Week feature, learn where cyberattacks rank and read expert analysis from Crypsis Vice President Sam Rubin.

Crypsis Director Heath Renfrow Expert Contributor to Security Boulevard Feature on Best Bangs for 2020 Budget

Wondering how to best to utilize your 2020 security budget? Crypsis Director Heath Renfrow is an expert contributor and shares valuable tips in the Security Boulevard feature: Security Pros Offer...

Dice News Includes Crypsis Checklist in Feature on Cybersecurity Checkups Amid Iran, U.S. Tensions

Crypsis Senior Director John Dumont provided expert recommendations in a Dice News feature on the importance of performing cybersecurity checkups amid Iran, U.S. tensions. For those looking to go...

Article by Crypsis V.P. Sam Rubin Featured in Security Week InfoSec Island: Is Cybersecurity Getting Too Complex?

Crypsis Vice President Sam Rubin wrote an article for Security Week Infosec Island sharing his expertise on the increasing complexity of cybersecurity, and how managed security services can help. He...

Crypsis Launches AI-Powered Data Breach Notification Tool

The Crypsis Group has announced its new Illuminator service, an artificial intelligence and machine learning-empowered advanced data analytics tool that notifies users whenever there is a hack...

Crypsis Launches Illuminator, a Data Analytics-Powered Data Breach Notification Service

New solution helps enterprises discover sensitive information at risk during a breach for a fraction of the time, effort and cost of traditional services

Crypsis Director Jared Greenhill Provides Expert Insight in Security Magazine Feature on REvil Ransomware

Crypsis Director of Digital Forensics and Incident Response Jared Greenhill provided his expert insights in a contribution made to Security Magazine’s feature on Pulse Secure VPN servers that are...

Crypsis CEO Article Featured in SecurityInfoWatch Addressing How Cyber Insurance Assists in Incident Response

Crypsis CEO Bret Padres wrote an article for SecurityInfoWatch sharing his expertise on how cyber insurance aids incident response. He discusses the basics of cyber insurance and risk transference as...

Wawa Data Breach Article by Security Magazine Features Expert Commentary from Crypsis V.P. Sam Rubin

Crypsis Vice President Sam Rubin provided commentary in Security Magazine sharing his expert considerations on what occurred in the recent Wawa data breach. He points out the sophisticated and...

Crypsis' Sam Rubin Shares Expertise on Elements of Wawa POS Malware Attack

Crypsis Vice President Sam Rubin provided comments on Scott Ferguson's Data Breach Today article regarding the sophistication and challenges of the Wawa malware attack. Read his expert insights here.

'Cold' Team Makes Discovery on Josh Powell's Encrypted Hard Drive

Richard Hickman, senior consultant with The Crypsis Group, took part in an in-depth interview with KSL TV regarding the Susan Powell cold case and the time dedicated to providing assistance by...

Crypsis Incident Responders Now Powered by Hadron, a New, Next-Gen EDR Platform

New platform provides Crypsis investigators with dramatically faster access to comprehensive threat intelligence data to aid their clients during cybersecurity incidents

The Crypsis Group's Kevin Poindexter Testifies at Trial to Help Secure a Life Sentence

Incident Response Consultant at The Crypsis Group, Kevin Poindexter, testified at an MS-13 gang member trial from his former role as a detective—using his forensic expertise to help secure a life...

Brendan Rooney Featured in Property Insurance Report

Brendan Rooney, a director with The Crypsis Group, was featured in the Property Insurance Report. Below is a short excerpt.

Donnie Tindall at Crypsis Group Looks at Using DataDog and Atop in IR Investigations

Donnie Tindall, Principal Consultant, Incident Response, was featured in This Week In 4N6 weekly roundup of digital forensics and incident response news. 

The Crypsis Group Announces Suite of Managed Security Services

New 24x7, managed security offerings better protect organizations against cybersecurity threats

The Crypsis Group Named a Fastest-Growing IT Security Company

Company ranked #39 Globally in the Growjo’s Fastest Companies List, IT Security Segment

Crypsis Expands Cyber Risk and Resilience Management Practice

Crypsis’ newly expanded Cyber Risk and Resilience Management practice will focus on reducing risk exposure and mitigating cyber threats before they become critical breaches.

At IAPP Conference in Las Vegas, Crypsis VP to Lead Panel Offering Practical Solutions for Achieving Reasonable Security

[McLean, VA – 19 September 2019] Crypsis Group vice president Sam Rubin will moderate a panel discussion on how the law and the courts view “reasonable security” in data breach matters at the...

Crypsis Appoints Leading Cyber Crime Investigator as Vice President

The Crypsis Group, which specializes in delivering cyber security incident response, risk management, and digital forensics services to companies and organizations of all sizes, today announced it...

How the City of Stuart avoided a massive payout when its system was hacked

“However, Crypsis, the company that is helping the city through the hack, says most of its clients aren’t so lucky. It’s unfortunate that many times that’s what we do is help them pay the ransom”...

Expanding its Cyber Security Consulting Strength, Crypsis Grows its New York and Austin Locations

McLean, VA  - In response to accelerating demand for its cyber security services, The Crypsis Group announced today that it is expanding its offices in New York City and Austin and adding key...

How to Safeguard Your Tech, and Your Money, While Traveling

Before leaving on a trip, Sam Rubin, a vice president of the Crypsis Group, a cybersecurity consulting firm, advises all travelers, regardless of the size of their employer, to make sure their...

The Crypsis Group Hires Accomplished Technology Sales Executive to Accelerate Revenues

Committed to further growth, cyber security company appoints Mark Cravotta as its Chief Revenue Officer

The Crypsis Group Strengthens its Cyber Investigations Team with Key Hire

MCLEAN, VA – As cyber attacks on government and private sector networks continue to expand and evolve, The Crypsis Group announced today that it has appointed a leading digital crime investigations...

Iranians Accused in Cyberattacks, Including One That Hobbled Atlanta

The group was also known for meticulously encrypting its victims’ data, manually from file to file; changing file names to “I’m sorry”; demanding high ransom payments in Bitcoin; and giving victims...

Foreign hackers are protected in our courts by an outdated law; Congress needs to change that

“The extent and volume of information that they were able to obtain in these subpoenas goes beyond the capabilities of an individual,” Sam Rubin, a vice president of the Crypsis Group cybersecurity...

Crypsis Named Cyber Risk Service Provider of the Year

The Insurance Insider named The Crypsis Group its "Cyber Risk Service Provider of the Year for 2018.  Learn more here.

Russian Hackers Aren’t the Only Ones to Worry About

The scale of the operation, as well as the targets, suggest this was a state operation. “The extent and volume of information that they were able to obtain in these subpoenas goes beyond the...

What Lies Beneath a Cyber Breach

“Rooney and the Crypsis team are called in after a cyber incident. It often starts with a call from an attorney who has determined that an investigation is required. Crypsis runs proprietary programs...

Judge ‘Troubled’ By Ukraine Hacker-Trader Turncoat’s Lies

“Bret Padres, who investigated PR Newswire’s breaches while at Stroz Friedberg and was later hired by the government in connection with the case after he became CEO of the Crypsis Group, took the...

Bloomberg - Elliott Broidy and the GOP's Bad Hacking Karma

“If there had been two-factor authentication in place, many of these attacks would not have been possible,” says Sam Rubin, vice president of Crypsis Group, a security advisory firm hired by Broidy....

The New Yorker - The Digital Vigilantes Who Hack Back

Bret Padres, a former Air Force computer-crime investigator who is now the C.E.O. of the Crypsis Group, a cyberforensics firm, told me about some work he had done for a defense contractor whose...

The Crypsis Group Opens West Coast Office

 Cyber security firm hires nationally-known digital forensics expert to run new L.A. office; also expands operations in Chicago

Axios - Global Hack Appears Aimed At Damage, Not Money

As Bret Padres, a former intel official and CEO of The Crypsis Group tells Axios, “a just as plausible explanation is that this is a coding error” that makes it look like a wiper and not a simple...

Axios - The Growing Threat Of Ransomware Attacks

The ransom requested for access to an infected computer is $300 in bitcoin, and “doesn’t seem consistent with state-sponsored attackers,” Bret Padres, a former intel official and CEO of The Crypsis...

CBS Evening News - Putin Insists Russian Government Not Involved In U.S. Election Hacking

“He’s trying to create some plausible deniability,” Padres said. “I think he might be concerned about some evidence that will be disclosed and he sort of wants to distance himself from those that...

The New York Times - How To Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks

Information technology professionals should also regularly educate and test employees on spotting suspicious emails, said Matt Ahrens, vice president of Crypsis, a cybersecurity firm.

The Crypsis Group Announces Hire of Bret Padres as CEO

Padres Adds Unique Expertise to Startup