• Early Sharing: Timely Collaboration for Stronger Cybersecurity Defense

    At the heart of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) is a commitment to improve cybersecurity defenses across the global information ecosystem. Our sharing of automated threat intelligence and collective engagement on unique cyber threats are critical aspects of this mission. Over time, CTA’s early sharing program has grown to be another valuable and important part… View Article
  • 2020 Summer Olympics Threat Assessment

    This blog is authored by Neil Jenkins (CTA) and Kendall McKay (Cisco Talos, and lead author on the Threat Assessment) Today, the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) released the 2020 Summer Olympics Threat Assessment, our first event-specific threat report focused on cyber risks to this summer’s Tokyo Games. This report was written by CTA’s Olympics Cybersecurity… View Article
  • Living on the Edge

    Co-authored by Neil Jenkins and Natasha Cohen  In May 2018, Cisco Talos shared threat indicators and analysis with other CTA members around a new threat: VPNFilter. VPNFilter is a sophisticated modular malware system that targeted networking equipment, ultimately infecting at least 500,000 devices at its peak. Its activity was ultimately severely degraded due to coordinated… View Article