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About 2 years ago
Answered a question: What is Mimikatz?
Besides having Microsoft Defender which detects this threat, also the newest versions of the Microsoft Operating Systems for endpoints and servers have new functionality to reduce the threat from Mimikatz. Making sure individual users do not have admin rights, implementing…
Over 2 years ago
Great question, and one that is confusing even to many experts. Traditionally, an Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) is a first-line defense mechanism, effective at blocking known threats. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is the next layer of security, providing…


About 2 years ago
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Over 2 years ago
Endpoint Protection for Business (EPP)

About me

Bryan E. Hurd is a cyber security expert, board certified antiterrorism officer, graduate of the US Naval Academy and founded the US Navy’s first ever Cyber Counterintelligence program for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in 1993, the computer forensics program at EDS (now HP) and several other global level organizations.

Mr. Hurd was Microsoft’s first chief of intelligence for Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit at the Cybercrime Center, lead migration of the intelligence program to the cloud. Mr. Hurd is a globally recognized expert protecting critical systems of every industry from threats of cyberterrorism, cyber breaches, and espionage for almost 30 years.

He currently leads the Seattle office and computer forensics laboratory and leads cyber breach responses, board advisory, red team and penetration testing, electronic discovery, litigation support, and other matters for global clients as part of Aon Cyber Solutions (Stroz Friedberg). In a career marked with many awards and promotions, Bryan was awarded the US Intelligence Community Exceptional Meritorious Service Award for his roles in innovation of terrorism watchlisting, and support to the Boston Marathon Bombing, and other national incidents.

He keynotes at conferences of executives for airport security, connected automobiles, smart cities, and international forums on fighting global organized cybercrime. A career crisis manager with experience across the cyber and physical arenas, Bryan is often called in to run some of the most significant breaches in the world today. He also actively advises companies and is a member of several advisory boards.