From the Summer 2018 Issue

Moving Target Defense with Polymorphic Applications

Author(s):

Danny Gershman, Senior Director, Infrastructure Operations , SecurityScorecard, Inc.

Danny Gershman Moving Target Defense

While the internet has existed for several decades, it’s only in recent years that security has become a popular concern. Cybersecurity tools and products now are a multi-billion dollar industry. Security engineers and executives continue to mitigate risk by trying to accurately quantify where their organizations might be vulnerable. Measuring security risk is hard. Typically, … Read more

From the Winter 2018 Issue

UNISQUATTING IDN HOMOGRAPH ATTACKS

Author(s):

Danny Gershman, Senior Director, Infrastructure Operations , SecurityScorecard, Inc.

Unisquatting (a portmanteau for Unicode cybersquatting) or the Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) homograph attack is a fairly new type of mechanism that builds on several other types of Domain Name System (DNS) address attacks. The typosquat (Uniform Resource Locator (URL) hijacking) attack relies on being able to register a domain name very closely resembling another … Read more