Cyber adversaries are resilient and move quickly, so it'st critical that organizations share threat intelligence in an automated way, says Shawn Henry of CrowdStrike Services. But that sharing has been hampered by a lack of understanding of why it's important and how organizations can benefit, he says.
Threat intelligence programs have evolved greatly over the past decade. But Mario Vuksan, CEO of ReversingLabs, says too many organizations are overlooking the value of local intelligence embedded in their own networks. Vuksan talks about maximizing TI resources.
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The cyberattack earlier this year against Indian outsourcer Wipro, as well as several of its customers, is part of a much larger, multiyear phishing campaign that involves many more companies used as jumping off points, according to RiskIQ, which says the attackers apparently are manipulating gift cards.
Cloud computing has inherited security advantages when properly deployed, but the reality is that any fast-growing platform is bound to see a proportionate increase in incidents. Organizations are finding that they have to realign - and in some cases, reinvent - their security programs for this new reality.
A top cybersecurity imperative for organizations is to "take proactive mitigation before an event even occurs" by tracking attack trends and mitigating against emerging types of attacks, says Akamai's Jay Coley.
The threat landscape continues to evolve, says Chester Wisniewski of Sophos. "The more professional, the more skilled criminals out there are moving, seemingly, away from this 'spray and pray' mass exploitation approach and getting more targeted. It's what I call a blended threat."
Private equity firm Insight Partners has announced it's acquiring threat intelligence specialist Recorded Future in a $780 million all-cash deal, capping a week of significant deal-making activity in the global information security vendor market. Find out what other deals were announced.
Estimating potential cyber intruder activities and what attack path they may take to access our critical assets is important in understanding how we prioritize our security measures.
This whitepaper focuses on an optimized method for automatically assessing those attack routes taking into account the challenges found...
Cyber incident reporting in SCADA systems gives us invaluable insight into the burgeoning threat landscape and helps the security community understand what threats we face, thus enabling teams to establish a robust defense strategy. However, the increase in the number of reports, each with different analysis...
Be it public, commercial, or private, cyber threat intelligence comes from many different sources and plays a vital role in an organisation's cybersecurity strategy. But threat intelligence by itself is useless unless it can be made actionable.
So once you have that intelligence in hand, how do you enforce it at...
With today's challenges from an increasingly hostile threat landscape, combined with a lack of people, expertise, and budget, organizations are driving toward optimizing their SIEM and SOAR solutions in order to get the highest return their investment. Of the greatest areas of unmet need with SIEM and SOAR solutions,...
With cyberattacks, online espionage and data breaches happening at a seemingly nonstop pace, Western intelligence agencies are bringing many of their capabilities out of the shadows to help businesses and individuals better safeguard themselves and respond. We need all the help we can get.
How well-equipped is your organization to stop malicious attackers once they're inside your network. According to this study of over 600 IT security professionals, almost two-thirds of respondents lack efficient capabilities to detect and investigate stealth attackers before serious damage occurs.
With an ever-growing threat surface, in order to protect our most valuable assets, it is critical that approaches to risk mitigation are both effective and appropriate. This means looking beyond simply the protection of our organisations and towards true cyber resilience.
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