Meni Farjon

Meni Farjon

Chief Scientist for Advanced Threat Detection |


As CTO and co-founder, Meni Farjon led Solebit’s research division and contributed to the development of Solebit’s patented IP. He is a highly regarded expert in offensive and defensive cyber security with 15+ years of experience. Meni’s previous experience includes research into, planning and execution of advanced security penetration testing on applications and IT networks, and the foundation of the “Keep Me Safe” project, a database of compromised accounts. Meni also served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) elite technology unit, where he headed numerous penetration testing and proactive defense in depth capabilities. Meni is now Mimecast's Chief Scientist for Advanced Threat Detection following the 2018 acquisition.

Posts by Meni Farjon

Security

Is Dynamic Analysis Enough to Stop Evasive Malware Attacks?

Malware authors are evolving as quickly as the AV and security vendors are. If you've been following industry news, you often hear about major malware infections and their impact, but rarely do you learn why these attacks were successful in the firs…

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The Return of the Equation Editor Exploit – DIFAT Overflow

The latest from Mimecast Research Labs. Summary In the last few months, the Mimecast Research Labs team has seen several unique variants of Microsoft Office Word exploits, more specifically combining the previously-patched memory corruption issue CV…

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Security

Sandboxing Technology: Why Good vs. Bad Isn’t Enough

Here’s the backstory on Mimecast’s new acquisition, Solebit. Editor's note: Earlier this year, Mimecast acquired Solebit, a company with technology geared toward static file analysis malware detection. As explained here, Mimecast had alr…

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