Industry-leading organizations join forces to share actionable intelligence for stronger security
WASHINGTON, DC—March 20— The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) today announced that Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, is the latest company to join the organization as an Affiliate member. This latest addition to the CTA expands the number of security leaders working together to share threat intelligence for a stronger global security community.
“The industry is facing a persistent and diversifying threat landscape where attacks are launched 24/7,” said Sherry Ryan, CISO and IT Vice President, Juniper Networks. “The Cyber Threat Alliance gives us the advantage of collaboration by uniting resources and threat intelligence to better defend against these ever-increasing threats. As we look toward the future of cybersecurity, threats and attack vectors will only continue to grow, which makes it all the more critical to work together to protect our customers from the unexpected. We believe that collectively, we will be able to do more to prevent and mitigate the high-severity attacks that we see all too frequently, as well as the ones that are yet to come.”
The CTA, founded by Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), McAfee (NASDAQ: MCAF), Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), is an independent, not-for-profit organization that also includes IntSights, Rapid7, ReversingLabs, RSA, Saint Security, SK Infosec, Sophos and Telefónica’s ElevenPaths. With the addition of Juniper Networks, the Alliance continues to expand its global footprint and bring diversity to the data being shared across the platform.
“We are thrilled to welcome Juniper Networks to the Cyber Threat Alliance,” said Michael Daniel, President and CEO of the CTA. “As a global organization with a history of innovating in the cybersecurity industry, Juniper Networks will bring valuable data to the Alliance platform and therefore increase and diversify the intelligence of all of our members and their customers across the globe.”
The CTA’s members have chosen to share timely, actionable, contextualized and campaign-based intelligence with each other to improve their collective defenses against cyber adversaries. This shared information can be used to improve the members’ products and services to better protect their customers, more systematically thwart adversaries and improve the security of the digital ecosystem. As the CTA continues to grow in membership, the quality of intelligence increases and members are able to take impactful and actionable insights to their customer base.
About the Cyber Threat Alliance
The CTA, founded by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., Cisco, Fortinet, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks and Symantec, is an independent, not-for-profit organization that also includes IntSights, Juniper Networks, Rapid7, ReversingLabs, RSA Security, Saint Security, SK Infosec, Sophos and Telefónica’s ElevenPaths. The Cyber Threat Alliance is the industry’s first formally organized group of cybersecurity practitioners that work together in good faith to share threat information and improve global defenses against advanced cyber adversaries. The CTA’s mission is to facilitate the sharing of actionable intelligence and situational awareness about sophisticated cyber threats to improve its members’ cyber defenses, more effectively disrupt malicious cyber actors around the world, and raise the level of cybersecurity throughout the Internet and cyberspace. The alliance is continuing to grow on a global basis, enriching both the quantity and quality of the information that is being shared across the platform. The CTA is actively recruiting additional regional players to enhance information sharing to enable a more secure future for all.
For more information about the Cyber Threat Alliance, please visit: http://cyberthreatalliance.org/.
For more information on Juniper Networks addition to the Cyber Threat Alliance, please visit: https://forums.juniper.net/t5/The-New-Network/Juniper-Networks-Joins-the-Cyber-Threat-Alliance/ba-p/320617