In this Spotlight episode of the Security Ledger podcast, I interview Itsik Kesler, the CTO of the threat intelligence firm Kela about the evolution of threat intelligence and findings from the company’s latest State of Cybercrime Threat Intelligence report.
Tag: threat intelligence
Episode 239: Power shifts from Russia to China in the Cyber Underground
Naomi Yusupov, a Chinese Intelligence Analyst at the threat intelligence firm CyberSixGill talks to host Paul Roberts about that company’s new report: The Bear and the Dragon: Analyzing the Russian and Chinese Cybercriminal Communities.
Episode 177: The Power and Pitfalls of Threat Intelligence
In this week’s podcast (#177) we’re back from RSA Conference and talking about the growing prominence of cyber threat intelligence services with Eric Olson of the firm LookingGlass Cyber Solutions.
Government, Private Sector Unprepared for 21st Century Cyber Warfare
U.S. government agencies and businesses are largely unprepared for a major cyber attack from state-sponsored actors, and must prepare now, according to a report by key governmental-focused think tanks.
Tread Lightly with Threat Intel Add-Ons
Like leather upholstery for your new car, add-ons to your threat intelligence service are hard to resist. But Chris Camacho of Flashpoint* says “buyer beware:” threat intel add-ons may be more trouble than they’re worth. If you’ve ever shopped for a new car, you’re likely familiar with the dizzying number of add-on features available—from custom paint jobs to built-in navigation systems. These features are enticing for an obvious reason: they enable you to customize your car to your preferences, and often at a reasonable price point. Add-ons exist for more than just cars, of course. They’re increasingly available in the threat intelligence market, particularly with respect to datasets. Deep & Dark Web (DDW) data add-ons have grown especially prevalent in recent years, but as with any security-oriented product or service, these offerings aren’t suitable for everyone. Here are some key factors to consider before purchasing a DDW data add-on for your […]