Signs of a Cyber Breach | Altaware, Inc. Cyber Security Blog

Signs of a Cyber Breach

When trying to look for signs of a breach, here is a short list of breach detection methods.

Signs that you may have a cyber breach:
- Look for evidence of probing within the network, including:
- Failed logins
- Lateral movement/connections within the network
- After hours activity
- New programs accessing the internet (and internal networks)
- A pattern change in internal file server access (basically a lot more reads across multiple folders)

To do this, you need to look at the endpoints with tools that watch:
- Processes
- File accesses
- Multiple logins across multiple systems of similar credentials
- Configuration changes
- Network traffic use/destinations
- Changes in EXE md5 sums