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McAfee Labs Threats Report Explores Threat Intelligence Sharing and Mirai, the IoT Botnet

This blog post was written by Vincent Weafer. In the McAfee Labs Threats Report: April 2017, published today, we explore two key topics. Following an announcement by the Cyber Threat Alliance of its formal incorporation and the release of a threat intelligence sharing platform, we provide some perspective about threat intelligence ...

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McAfee Labs Threats Report Discusses Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing and More

This blog post was written by Vincent Weafer. During keynote presentations at the RSA Conference 2016 in early March, Chris Young from McAfee, Mark McLaughlin from Palo Alto Networks, and Michael Brown from Symantec discussed the need to share cyber threat intelligence (CTI). There were also a half-dozen conference sessions ...

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Sharing Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence Is the Only Way We Win

Cybersecurity is a team sport. The bad guys share information, expertise, and code as they help one another. The good guys must do the same to keep pace. Sharing threat intelligence is a key aspect in which the knowledge gained by the owners of sensor networks can share data with the ...

Enterprise

Improving Cyber Resilience with Threat Intelligence

According to the SANS CTI 2019 survey results, 72% of organizations either consume or produce Threat Intelligence. Although most organizations have Intelligence data, they struggle with defining requirements and managing Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) as a program with measurable output. This likely results from threat data and intelligence being perceived ...

Enterprise

Are You Sharing in this Cyberwarfare?

If your organization is, you can win on a couple fronts… In traditional warfare, information sharing is key. The notion of sharing insight on your opponent is extremely valuable and cannot be underestimated. The basic principles in Sun Tzu’s The Art of War state you must know yourself and know ...

Executive Perspectives

Think Broadly to Keep Ahead of the Next Threat

As cyber threats grow increasingly sophisticated, staying ahead of bad actors is proportionately more challenging. Hackers, data theft, and viruses have been around for decades, but the stakes have raised significantly. The WannaCry ransomware attack last year was the first time we’ve seen worm tactics combined with ransomware on a ...

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‘McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report’ Previews Five Cybersecurity Trends

Welcome to the McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report. We find ourselves in a highly volatile stage of cybersecurity, with new devices, new risks, and new threats appearing every day. In this edition, we have polled thought leaders from McAfee Labs and the Office of the CTO. They offer their ...

Security Operations

Expanding Automated Threat Hunting and Response with Open DXL

Today everyone is talking about security automation. However, what are the right processes and actions to automate safely? What are the right processes and actions to automate that will actually achieve some security outcome, such as improving sec ops efficiency or reducing attacker dwell time? Just look in the latest ...

Security Operations

Leveraging SIEM and Security Analytics for Improved Monitoring of Advanced Threats

This blog post was written by Karl Klaessig. For more than a decade, in response to higher volumes of alerts, security information and event monitoring (SIEM) became an integral component of enterprise security programs. However, the increasing sophistication and complexity of attacks are driving the need for advanced analytics—beyond the ...

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Widening Threat Surface and Security Gaps

This blog was written by Maneeza Malik. Digital transformation, the rise of mobile banking, ongoing migration of core banking services to the cloud and a shift towards an omni-banking model have all contributed to an overall wider threat landscape for financial institutions to monitor and manage. This is further exacerbated by ...

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