This blog post will discuss lateral movement risks from on-prem to the cloud. We will explain attacker TTPs, and outline best practices for cloud builders and defenders to help secure their cloud environments and mitigate risk.
The release of the National Cybersecurity Strategy by the Biden-Harris Administration is a significant development that will have an impact on security teams across the United States. What does it say?
A container escape vulnerability, combined with accidental 'write' permissions to a private registry, opened a backdoor for Wiz Research to access Alibaba Cloud databases and potentially compromise its services through a supply-chain attack
Some application misconfigurations are equivalent to remote code execution or information disclosure vulnerabilities, but often go unnoticed. Wiz’s agentless capabilities detect these and correlate them to attack surface and business impact risks, highlighting the most critical misconfigurations.
Service Control Policies (SCPs) can be a great way to prevent actions from happening in AWS accounts. In this post, we will illustrate a specific use case of SCPs that protects the security baseline, or landing zone, configuration you’ve created for accounts
CVE-2023-25610 is a critical RCE vulnerability in FortiOS. This vulnerability is a buffer underwrite bug in the administrative interface which could allow a remote unauthenticated attacker to execute code using specially crafted requests. Affected customers should patch immediately.
In this third blog post, we will discuss lateral movement risks from the cloud to Kubernetes. We will explain attacker TTPs, and outline best practices for cloud builders and defenders to help secure their cloud environments and mitigate risk.
Wiz's State of the Cloud 2023 report provides analysis of trends in cloud usage such as multi-cloud, use of managed services and more. In addition, the report highlights notable cloud risks based on insights from 30% of Fortune 100 enterprise cloud environments
In this second blog post, we will discuss lateral movement risks from Kubernetes to the cloud. We will explain attacker TTPs, and outline best practices for security practitioners and cloud builders to help secure their cloud environments and mitigate risk.
The developers of PyTorch (a popular machine-learning framework) recently identified a malicious dependency confusion attack on the open-source project. Security teams are advised to check for infected resources and rotate any exposed keys.
A new exploit method targeting CVE-2022-41080 and CVE-2022-41082 vulnerabilities in Exchange servers, which can bypass previous workarounds, has been discovered and exploited in the wild. Organizations should patch urgently.
CI/CD pipelines, as an essential part of the software development process, are an attractive target to malicious actors. Based on our research of cloud environments, we share common misconfigurations and provide tips on how to remediate them in order to prevent supply-chain attacks.
Fully understand the impact and architecture behind any threat to streamline and speed effective response with a first-of-its-kind integration combining the Wiz Security Graph’s deep cloud and multi-cloud risk context with Google Cloud’s Security Command Center’s advanced threat detection.
On November 1st, 2022, the OpenSSL Project disclosed High severity vulnerabilities CVE-2022-3786 and CVE-2022-3602, affecting deployments of OpenSSL 3.0.0–3.0.6. Learn how to effectively manage your organization's patching efforts.
New Wiz capabilities protect containerized applications by bringing deep cloud context and visibility to quickly identify and prioritize risks across containers, Kubernetes and cloud environments without agents
In this first blog post, we will introduce lateral movement as it pertains to the VPC. We will discuss attacker TTPs, and outline best practices for security practitioners and cloud builders to help secure their cloud environment and reduce risk.
Before it was patched, #AttachMe could have allowed attackers to access and modify any other users' OCI storage volumes without authorization, thereby violating cloud isolation. Upon disclosure, the vulnerability was fixed within hours by Oracle. No customer action was required.
Leonid Belkind, CTO of Torq, and Itay Arbel, PM at Wiz, explain how organizations can build a coherent Cyber Security Incident Response Plan using Wiz CDR to analyze cloud events and threat alerts in their context together with Torq's next-generation orchestration and automation capabilities.
In just two years, Wiz helps hundreds of customers protect their cloud infrastructure and innovate more quickly. As a result, Wiz has become the fastest-growing software company ever, scaling from $1M ARR to $100M ARR in just 18 months.
Wiz is excited to be back in Las Vegas for Black Hat 2022 as a sponsor of this year's conference. At Black Hat, you'll have the opportunity to learn from our research and product experts, experience live demos in our booth, and mingle with us after the conference.
Wiz finds Azure customers remain unpatched from cloud middleware vulnerability and collaborates with Microsoft to introduce an auto-patching solution against cloud middleware security issues and make the cloud safer
Support for Alibaba Cloud follows just weeks after launch of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) integration, providing organizations the broadest coverage of any cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP)
Wiz Research builds upon previous “OMIGOD” findings with a presentation at RSA Conference 2022; details how cloud middleware use across cloud service providers can expose customers' virtual machines to new attack vectors
For each CVE, the Wiz Research team maintains data from multiple threat intelligence sources and our own independent research. Now that we’ve added support for the new CISA KEV catalog, learn how you can use it in your cloud environment.
As more organizations move to the cloud, so do attackers. What can you do to better protect your cloud environment in 2022? Wiz Research has compiled the most pressing cloud security threats and how you can protect against them.
The main challenge with Log4j is understanding your existing infrastructure, and identifying the location of all vulnerable Log4j libraries. Follow Wiz's recommendations to wrap it all before the Holidays!
Wiz and EY (Ernest & Young) analyzed more than 200 enterprise cloud environments with thousands of cloud accounts. The results were striking: While 93% of all cloud environments are at risk from Log4Shell, on average organizations have patched 45% of their vulnerable cloud resources by Day 10.
Fixing vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in the pipeline before deployment makes perfect sense - it reduces the overall threat footprint and saves time. Wiz offers customers a straightforward way to operationalize a Shift Left strategy.
Wiz is excited to announce it is a launch partner for the new Amazon Inspector, bringing Amazon Inspector findings together with Wiz insights to give our customers actionable, prioritized and contextually rich security insights.
In the pre-cloud era, the responsibility for security was fully in the hands of the users. As we uncover new types of vulnerabilities, we discover more and more issues that do not fit the current model. Solution: we need a centralized cloud vulnerabilities database.
This is the full story of the Azure ChaosDB Vulnerability that was discovered and disclosed by the Wiz Research Team, where we were able to gain complete unrestricted access to the databases of several thousand Microsoft Azure customers.
The first half of 2021 has been incredible for Wiz. Fueled by an additional $250M in funding ($350M total) from Sequoia, Index Ventures, Insight, Salesforce, Blackstone, Advent, Greenoaks, and Aglaé Wiz has grown at a blistering pace, going from 25 employees at the start of the year to 120 today.
Wiz Research found an unprecedented critical vulnerability in Azure Cosmos DB. The vulnerability gives any Azure user full admin access (read, write, delete) to another customers Cosmos DB instances without authorization.
As part of building a market-leading CNAPP, Wiz Research is constantly looking for new attack surfaces in the cloud. Two weeks ago we discovered an unprecedented breach that affects Azure’s flagship database service, Cosmos DB.