Michael Adjei

Senior Systems Engineer

Michael Adjei is an experienced cybersecurity professional who helps organizations utilize cybersecurity as an enabler for business. With decades of experience, Michael’s expertise has been exercised across various roles with proficiency in Technical Sales Engineering, Professional Training, Professional Services, Mentoring, C-level advisory and Team Management spanning Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Michael is currently the Senior Regional Systems Engineer at Illumio and is responsible for the United Kingdom and Ireland (UK & I).

Authored content

A Security Practitioner’s Framework for AI Safety and Security
Cyber Resilience

A Security Practitioner’s Framework for AI Safety and Security

Get an actionable framework on AI safety that a security expert had hoped to come out of the recent AI Safety Summit 2023.

Demystifying Ransomware Techniques Using .Net Assemblies: A Multi-Stage Attack
Ransomware Containment

Demystifying Ransomware Techniques Using .Net Assemblies: A Multi-Stage Attack

Learn the fundamentals of a multi-stage payload attack using a set of staged payloads.

Demystifying Ransomware Techniques Using .Net Assemblies: EXE vs. DLL Assemblies
Ransomware Containment

Demystifying Ransomware Techniques Using .Net Assemblies: EXE vs. DLL Assemblies

Learn the key differences between .Net assemblies (EXE vs. DLL) and how they are executed on an initial high-level code.

Assume Breach with Zero Trust Endpoint Security
Ransomware Containment

Assume Breach with Zero Trust Endpoint Security

Learn why traditional approaches to endpoint security aren't enough and how Illumio Endpoint can complement your existing detection tools.

Demystifying Ransomware Techniques Using .Net Assemblies: 5 Main Techniques
Ransomware Containment

Demystifying Ransomware Techniques Using .Net Assemblies: 5 Main Techniques

Learn about 5 ransomware techniques using the .Net software framework.

Malware Payloads & Beacons: Techniques to Mitigate Impact
Cyber Resilience

Malware Payloads & Beacons: Techniques to Mitigate Impact

In the final part of this series, we focus on some of the obfuscation techniques used to disguise malware payloads and examine mitigation techniques organizations can employ.

Malware Payloads & Beacons: Types of Malicious Payloads
Cyber Resilience

Malware Payloads & Beacons: Types of Malicious Payloads

Understanding distinct types of payloads and reviewing an example of malicious code they may employ.

Malware Payloads & Beacons: How Malicious Communications Start
Cyber Resilience

Malware Payloads & Beacons: How Malicious Communications Start

Malware beacons are how an attacker can execute malware through a script. Recognizing them helps develop detection and containment strategies.

What to Do in a Cyber Incident, Part 2: Non-Technical Response
Ransomware Containment

What to Do in a Cyber Incident, Part 2: Non-Technical Response

Take Me to Your Domain Controller: Protections & Mitigations Using Zero Trust Tools
Cyber Resilience

Take Me to Your Domain Controller: Protections & Mitigations Using Zero Trust Tools

In part 1 of this blog series, we looked at how discovery methods can be used in an initial compromise.

Take Me to Your Domain Controller: How Attackers Move Laterally Through Your Environment
Cyber Resilience

Take Me to Your Domain Controller: How Attackers Move Laterally Through Your Environment

In the first part of this blog series, we saw different ways a threat actor can carry out the Discovery phase of the ATT&CK framework to gain a lay of the land after an initial infection.

What Is a Domain Controller?
Cyber Resilience

What Is a Domain Controller?

A domain controller responds to security authentication requests and verifies users on the domain of a computer network. Here’s how it secures a network domain.

Assume Breach.
Minimize Impact.
Increase Resilience.

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