The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a renewed surge of cyber attacks and exploits. Open-source intelligence holds keys to investigating these types of emerging cyber threats.
Many cybersecurity organizations consider gathering cyber threat intelligence to be among the most fruitful of cybersecurity activities. Corporate rules of engagement can help organizations avoid being subjected to unnecessary risks when conducting intelligence gathering online.
An industry that was formerly the concern of physical security now requires a converged security approach. The convergence of cyber and physical security will allow security teams to have better communication and broaden their scope of intelligence that couldn’t be otherwise accomplished by operating in silos.
The Dark Web has had an indelible impact on corporate security. As the convergence of physical and digital worlds generate…
It is not unusual for Dark Web markets to appear in many forms across different networks and platforms to expand their reach. More recently, however, markets are leaving the Tor network entirely and relaunching their illicit businesses in places like Discord, Telegram, and some are even considering I2P.
Data breaches have been on a consistent rise year after year. Security teams need to implement a more robust strategy in order to detect data breaches and investigate further should one occur. Although it is forecasted that data breaches will continue to rise and become more complex in nature, there is still time to take control in 2020.
Risks are not always the concern of one department which means operating in silos is no longer the most efficient approach to security. Many enterprises separate their security departments into physical security and information security, where adopting a converged security approach might be a more effective way to protect a company’s important assets.
Discord is corrupted by a slew of activities from credit and loyalty cards, drugs, hacker resources to harassment and doxxing services. Security professionals conducting Internet threat intelligence activities on TOR Dark Web sites might also consider that Discord poses similar dangers as a popular hidden network.
With the increased complexity in cyberattacks and the various motivations that exist across different industries, security teams need to take a more comprehensive approach rather than relying on a one size fits all strategy.
One of the biggest risks that occur towards your brand is online brand impersonation attacks. These attacks come in a number of shapes and forms that require different strategies in place to properly protect, detect, and mitigate the monetary losses as well as the impact on your brand reputation.