Atomic Red Team

Introducing the Next Chapter of Atomic Red Team

Casey Smith, Michael Haag, Brian Beyer

It’s been nearly nine months since we launched Atomic Red Team and we’ve been blown away by the tremendous response from the community. It’s exciting to see so many teams testing their security controls and getting a better understanding of what they can and cannot detect. We initially created Atomic Red Team to help security teams (including our own) test … Read More

Driving Efficacy Through Detector Tuning: a Deeper Dive Into Detection Engineering

Keshia LeVan

In last week’s post on detection engineering, we explained what “detectors” are and how Red Canary uses them to hunt and identify threats. This article will take a deeper dive to focus on what happens after a detector is produced and how we measure its effectiveness through tuning. As a general rule, we embrace a high false positive rate. Until … Read More

Red Canary Detector Development

Behind the Scenes with Red Canary’s Detection Engineering Team

Kyle Rainey

At Red Canary, we are huge believers in sharing methodologies of how and why we do things. It provides opportunities for others to learn and pushes the community forward. Today we are excited to pull back the curtains on Red Canary’s detection engineering team. Our team’s mission is simple: hunt and find threats. Rather than analyzing and triaging alerts like … Read More

Atomic Red Team Training Session

Detonate, Detect, Analyze: the Applied Research Team Answers Audience Questions

Casey Smith, Michael Haag

We recently held our second Atomic Red Team training session and were once again blown away by the positive response from the security community. As researchers, nothing is more exciting than taking our work out of the lab and teaching other security professionals how to apply the tests to improve their defenses. It was especially exciting to see multiple team members … Read More

Atomic Red Team Chain Reactions

Testing Detection and Prevention Tools With Atomic Red Team “Chain Reactions”

Casey Smith, Michael Haag

The very nature of Atomic Red Team is to allow for customization of different testing units to determine coverage, prevention, or detection within your environment. Chain reactions are a concept we developed to enable security teams to combine multiple MITRE ATT&CK™ techniques and execute them simultaneously. You can use these free-form methods to either build a sequence of events or … Read More

Red Canary and CrowdStrike

Red Canary and CrowdStrike: Birds Join Forces

Chris Rothe

We are very excited about our new partnership with CrowdStrike®. Red Canary can now provide our industry-leading hunting and response using Falcon’s Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) data. We have a very simple goal at Red Canary: to make companies’ security better. From day one, we started with that single goal and asked what we could do to make the … Read More

Mapping Detectors to MITRE ATT&CK

Red Canary ATT&CKs (Part 3): Mapping Our Detectors to ATT&CK Techniques

Kyle Rainey

As discussed in Part 1 of this series, we decided that using the MITRE ATT&CK framework would give us a common language to describe adversary tactics and techniques. This would help us to effectively share information amongst our internal teams, our customers, and the community at large. In this post, we will walk through the process of mapping our 800+ … Read More