The Cyber Threat Alliance.
The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that is working to improve the cybersecurity of our global digital ecosystem by enabling near real-time, high-quality cyber threat information sharing among companies and organizations in the cybersecurity field.
what is our mission?
CTA’s Mission is to improve the overall cybersecurity of the global digital ecosystem. We enable our members to share high-quality cyber threat information at both human and machine speed; distribute critical defensive information and threat reports; and work in a trusted community. We don’t just talk about threat intelligence sharing — we do it every day. We seek to:
Protect End Users
Members use our automated platform to share curated and actionable threat intelligence that can be deployed to their customers in near-real time. Members can also provide each other early warnings about research findings, enabling more effective defensive actions against malicious actors.
Disrupt Malicious Actors
CTA and its members create outputs, collaborate on actions, and respond to cyber incidents to reduce the overall effectiveness of malicious actors’ tools and infrastructure.
Elevate Overall Security
CTA shares content, establishes partnerships, and promotes policies that enhance the overall security and resilience of the digital ecosystem.
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Spotlight on CTA’s new Cyber Threat Report Analyst, Chelsea Conard
CTA is honored to welcome Chelsea Conard to our team as our Cyber Threat Report Analyst leading our analytic reports program. Here we introduce Chelsea in her own words. Can you give us a brief history of your studies and career so far? My undergraduate studies in Economics, Computer Science, and Mandarin naturally steered me towards cybersecurity. I joined the…
CTA and Virus Bulletin: Community in Action
By Kathi Whitbey, Business Operations Manager, Unit 42, Palo Alto Networks What’s your favorite time of year? Virus Bulletin (VB) time is mine! The VB Conference is held annually in the fall, in beautiful locations, and it brings together some of the brightest and technically savvy people in the information technology security industry in one place. I look forward to…
Sharing Threat Intelligence Isn’t Easy: Lessons Learned from Practice
By Michael Daniel, CTA President & CEO The start of a new year presents a good opportunity to think strategically. In my case, I have been thinking about how threat intelligence sharing works (or doesn’t) and the role it plays in cybersecurity. We talk a lot about sharing as an industry, and we know it is important, probably even critical,…
Fostering Community Defense: Together We Can Go Further
By Sergio De Los Santos, Head of Innovation and Labs at Telefonica Tech Despite the overwhelming challenges we still face in the world of cyber security, we have come a very long way since the early days of cyber security. Starting from those challenging early days at the turn of the century, when attackers were roaming around user systems and…