Cyber Threats

President Barack Obama has released a notice to extend for another year the national emergency he declared in April 2015 through an executive order to address the rising incidents of cyber attacks launched by threat actors overseas. “These significant malicious cyber-enabled activities continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign […]

What’s This? Shared cyberthreat intelligence will soon be a critical component of security operations, enabling organizations to better protect their digital assets and respond more quickly to emerging threats. On March 17, the US Department of Homeland Security announced the deployment of the Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) system, which allows the exchange of cyberthreat intelligence […]

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A WARNING has been issued by Action Fraud – the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau – after several businesses were targeted by scammers. Businesses reported receiving online extortion demands via email from scammers threatening a cyber attack. The scammers, who called themselves the ‘RepKiller Team’, demanded payment of between £300 and £500 in Bitcoins by a […]

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How to Choose the Right Cyber Threat Intelligence Provider SurfWatch Labs • March 28, 2016   Threat intelligence helps organizations become more proactive in their cybersecurity efforts. But not all threat intelligence is created equal. Traditional threat intelligence is tactical in nature, helping defenders more quickly respond to existing threats in your network. But… read […]

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has begun sharing cyber threat data with federal agencies and private companies in accordance with a major cybersecurity bill passed last year, The Associated Press reported. “This is the ‘if you see something, say something’ of cybersecurity,” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in remarks at the agency’s data-sharing […]

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The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) this week successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capability of leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) from the Asia Pacific… read more at: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/160327/business-times/apcert-conducts-cyber-drill-on-an-evolving-threat-and-financial-fraud-187450.html

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Belgium’s network of nuclear power plants and other major infrastructure face the threat of a cyber-attack over the next five years, the European Union’s counter-terror chief said in an interview published Saturday. “I would not be surprised if there was an attempt in the next five years to use the Internet to commit an attack,” […]

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The content for the article below is provided by Josh Ray, Vice President for Verisign iDefense. Josh Ray has experience with individuals in the security and cyber threat intelligence (CTI) mission space to create a variety of different capabilities in the public, private and commercial sectors. Ray addresses the the Forrester Research report from November 3, 2015, […]

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