CTA News

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…

The Industry

More Than a Password Day

By Michael Daniel, CTA President and CEO Today is World More Than a Password Day.  Not exactly the best-known day on the global calendar, especially since the Nonprofit Cyber Coalition created it this year.  Still, it’s an important concept and many organizations are devoting an entire day to promoting the…

CTA News

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2023

By Michael Daniel, CTA President & CEO Yogi Berra once said, “It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.”  That’s true unless you are making predictions about cyber threats. In that case, you can simply say that tomorrow will be worse than today, and you will almost certainly be…

CTA News

Cyber Threat Alliance Thriving in 2022

As I write this blog, we’re a little over halfway through 2022.  This year has certainly produced some significant surprises – several of which fall into the “what didn’t happen” category. Regardless, though, CTA continues its work to enable members to better protect their customers, aid in the disruption of…

The Industry

How CTA Helps Turn Industry Fragmentation into a Strength

With each day, cyberspace grows larger, more complex, and more integral to our societies and economies. The increased dependence on the Internet means that incidents that would have been merely annoying fifteen years ago can now cause catastrophic damage. Cybersecurity has made a parallel transition, shifting from a “nice to…

Best Practices

3 Aspects to Managing Systemic Cyber Risk

This blog on the importance of managing systemic cyber risk is reposted with permission from NETSCOUT, a Contributing Member of the Cyber Threat Alliance. This blog was authored by Michael Daniel, CTA President and CEO, as a guest posting for NETSCOUT’s blog. Cyberspace enables connections, whether between individuals, organizations,…

The Industry

Combating Botnets through Consumer IoT Cybersecurity Labeling

Written by: Yongjia Chen, Dathan Duplichen, Andrew Shu, Anna Nguyen Yip Although the ransomware threat currently gets the most attention, botnets remain a significant problem in the digital ecosystem. As part of our capstone project in the Master’s in International Policy degree program at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International…

The Industry

Implementing the Ransomware Task Force’s Recommendations in the Cybersecurity Industry

This week, the Ransomware Task Force released its report on combating ransomware.  The RTF, sponsored by the Institute for Security & Technology, is made up of more than 50 expert volunteers from software companies, cybersecurity vendors, government agencies, non-profits, and academic institutions.  The Task Force’s report is timely and its…

Best Practices

Government Handling of Zero-Days: More Sunlight, Fewer Shadows

This post was originally authored by Josh Kenway. To say the least, 2020 was a turbulent year. While certain governments responded to the spread of COVID-19 more effectively than others, the pandemic’s disruptive impact on human society is sure to linger well into this new decade. The paramount importance of…

CTA News

Cyber Threat Alliance Turns 4!

On January 23rd, CTA turned four.  It seems like both a long time and a brief moment since our six founding members officially incorporated the organization as a non-profit.  Since then, CTA members and staff have worked hard to turn the company into a viable long-term sharing organization.  In that…