The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) today announced the election of Corey Thomas, president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD), a leading provider of analytics solutions for security and IT operations, to the organization’s board of directors. Charter members 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), along with Affiliate members IntSights, Rapid7, RSA, Saint Security, SK Infosec, and Sophos, elected Thomas to join the board and support the CTA’s mission of promoting threat intelligence sharing among the cybersecurity community.
The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) today announced the addition of Sophos and Saint Security to the organization as affiliate members, increasing the number of industry leading security companies working together to share threat intelligence through the alliance platform for a stronger security community. These additions mark three new members in the past four months. The addition of companies based in the UK and in South Korea brings the benefits of the Cyber Threat Alliance platform to the UK and more broadly throughout Europe, Asia, and across the globe.
The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) announced the appointment of Michael Daniel as the organization’s first president and its formal incorporation as a not-for-profit entity. Additionally, founding members Fortinet, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec announced the addition of Check Point and Cisco as new alliance founding Members. Together, the six Charter members have developed of a new, automated threat intelligence sharing platform to exchange actionable threat data.
Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks, both original co-founders of the industry’s first cyber threat alliance, announced that two new security industry leaders, McAfee and Symantec, have joined the alliance as co-founders.
Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks, leading innovators in network security, have co-founded the industry’s first cyber defense consortium. The mission of this consortium is to drive a coordinated industry effort against cybercrime and cyber criminals through close collaboration on threat intelligence and sharing of preventative measures.