Best Practices

Get to Know PAUL B and Stay Secure in 2023

Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest hot topics both inside and outside of technology circles over the last two years. From securing learning devices due to a rise in digital learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, to coping with the fallout of high-profile breaches of national infrastructure such as…

CTA News

Stronger Together

In this blog post, we look at what our members have been saying, through guest blogs and profiles in CTA’s quarterly newsletter, about how we are delivering on the core aspects of our mission: protecting end users, disrupting malicious actors, and elevating overall security. The CTA community knows that we are…

CTA News

International Women’s Day: Embrace Equity

The theme for the March 8th, 2023, International Women’s Day is Embrace Equity. It is never a more important time than now to embrace equity in the cybersecurity industry. Nearly every aspect of our life is affected by cyber, and we must think outside the box to provide innovative new…

Member Spotlight

CTA Board of Directors Spotlight: Matt Watchinski, Cisco

CTA Board of Directors Spotlight: Matt Watchinski, Vice President of Cisco Talos What inspired you to be a part of founding CTA? The ability to get all the security companies that had a similar security vision in the same place talking about the same problems. The truly important part we…

Member Spotlight

CTA Board of Directors Spotlight: Ken Xie, Fortinet

Q&A with CTA Founding Member Ken Xie, CEO and Chairman of Fortinet What inspired you to found CTA? In addition to increased performance and integrated technology solutions, IT teams need access to real-time threat intelligence to quickly detect and identify threats and automatically respond at digital speeds.  Prior…

Member Spotlight

CTA Board of Directors Spotlight: Joe Levy, Sophos

What inspired you to help lead CTA as director on the board? Like many in the industry, I have always believed that better sharing is crucial to our success as defenders, but that sharing has historically been very challenging. From its inception, I was very impressed with the mission and…

The Industry

Cultivating a Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce

Cyberattacks continue to increase in prevalence and impact and recent cyber incidents have brought a wake-up call that we must invest in training and hiring in the cybersecurity field. Because nearly every aspect of society depends on the digital infrastructure, cyberattacks are costly and extremely disruptive. We continue to rely…

CTA News

Data Diversity: The CTA Advantage

Despite the general turbulence unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic, CTA has continued over the last year to mature as an organization in terms of both our threat intelligence sharing and membership growth. Of course, these two aspects are closely intertwined. Because our membership rules require all CTA members to share,…

CTA News

Getting to Know CTA: Part 3 — It’s Not Just What You Know, But When

The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) recently published our Solutions Fact Sheet, which details for prospective members and other interested parties the many ways in which CTA membership generates mutual value. In this series of blog posts, we explore in greater depth these various use cases and the common themes that…

CTA News

Getting to Know CTA — Part 2: Stronger Security for (Your) Customers

The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) recently published our Solutions Fact Sheet, which details for prospective members and other interested parties the many ways in which CTA membership generates mutual value. In this series of blog posts, we will explore in greater depth these various use cases and the common…