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Chris Long, Detection & Incident Response Analyst at Palantir, released Detection Lab this past Monday. From his own Medium post, "Detection Lab is a collection of Packer and Vagrant scripts that allow you to quickly bring a Windows Active Directory online, complete with a collection of endpoint security tooling and logging best practices."
Detection Lab consists of four hosts:
From the Detection Lab GitHub, "this lab has been designed with defenders in mind. Its primary purpose is to allow the user to quickly build a Windows domain that comes pre-loaded with security tooling and some best practices when it comes to system logging configurations. It can easily be modified to fit most needs or expanded to include additional hosts."
The feature list should close the deal for you:
Chris really wanted defenders to "have a quick and easy way to bring up a lab environment, complete with tooling and pre-configured logging." Detection Lab represents many of his weekends worth of work, over many months, and for that, we salute him. Well done, Chris!
As of Thursday morning local time, a San Francisco animal adoption agency will immediately halt its recent use of a controversial security robot.
The move comes after the San Francisco SPCA had been scrutinized for its deployment of a Knightscope K9 to mitigate vandalism and the presence of homeless people at its Mission District office. Knightscope, a Silicon Valley startup, declares on its website that its robots are the "security team of the future."
That robot made headlines when Business Insider reported Tuesday that "Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco."