• Getting To Know You: Michael Daniel, CTA President & CEO

    Tell us a little about yourself. What was your background before coming to CTA? Prior to joining the CTA in February 2017, I served as a Special Assistant to President Obama and as Cybersecurity Coordinator on the National Security Council Staff. In this role, I was responsible for leading the development of national cybersecurity strategy… 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
  • Information Sharing In Action: CTA’s Incident Review of VPNFilter

    On May 23, 2018, Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group publicly exposed a new malware threat they dubbed VPNFilter. VPNFilter is a sophisticated modular malware system targeting networking equipment all over the world. This malware allowed for theft of website credentials, collection of data, injection of malicious content into network traffic as it passes through an infected… View Article