Tech Center Threat Intelligence
Dark Reading's Threat Intelligence Tech Center is your source for information, best practices, and insight on collecting and analyzing data on emerging cybersecurity threats. Written for those who track and evaluate new vulnerabilities and exploits, the Threat Intelligence Tech Center is designed to provide in-depth news and perspective on the process of detecting and analyzing new threats as well as on strategies for defending against them.
Customers can DDoS a website for as little as $10, Vigilant by Deloitte speaker will tell Black Hat audience.
About a third of large companies have a cyberinsurance policy, but the industry still has issues measuring risks and gauging threats
Passive, wait-for-an-event defenses are no longer enough -- companies need to move to a more proactive strategy of hunting down the bad actors in their network, say experts
Computers communicating with the Amazon cloud, users logging in after hours, and the risk posed by Java; without context, evaluating threats is nearly impossible
Scoring services seek to measure the security of almost every step of the business supply chain, from suppliers and transactions to applications and services
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- Threat-Intel Sharing Services Emerge, But Challenges Remain
- Hacking The Threat Intelligence-Sharing Model
- Microsoft Adopts Open Specs For Threat Intel-Sharing
- Countering Attacks Hiding In Denial-Of-Service Smokescreens
- IPv6 To Complicate Threat-Intelligence Landscape
By The Numbers
While almost a third of large companies with revenues of $100 million or more spend at least 50 hours a month on identifying the attack characteristics of malware, the majority spend far less time. While having the specialized talent to conduct such research is desirable, it's also less efficient and shows a distrust of current antivirus software and other defensive technologies.
Source: CounterTack's "A Cyber-readiness Reality Check" report