CTA News

Stronger Together

In this blog post, we look at what our members have been saying, through guest blogs and profiles in CTA’s quarterly newsletter, about how we are delivering on the core aspects of our mission: protecting end users, disrupting malicious actors, and elevating overall security. The CTA community knows that we are… Read More

The Industry

Cultivating a Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce

Cyberattacks continue to increase in prevalence and impact and recent cyber incidents have brought a wake-up call that we must invest in training and hiring in the cybersecurity field. Because nearly every aspect of society depends on the digital infrastructure, cyberattacks are costly and extremely disruptive. We continue to rely… Read More

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,… Read More

Best Practices

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Shoring Up Your Phishing Defenses

By the National Cyber Security Alliance, a partner of the Cyber Threat Alliance  From ransomware to SolarWinds, the cybersecurity space has been as hectic as ever over the last 12-24 months. However, for all of the emerging threats that are cropping up on the horizon, phishing — one of the… Read More

CTA News

CTA’s Giant-Sized Anniversary Issue – Early Share #500

When you read superhero comics, you know something exciting is going to happen when you get an issue with a milestone number, like 100, 250, or 500. Those anniversary issues are always giant-sized and start or end a huge storyline (like Amazing Spider-Man #300, when Venom first appears and Spidey… Read More

CTA News

Updating the 2020 Summer Olympics Threat Assessment

The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) released our first threat assessment focusing on the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo way back in February 2020. Around the release date, we were seeing stories of a novel coronavirus beginning to spread. Some of us were starting to get concerned about it here in… Read More

CTA News

CTA: A Trusted Environment

The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) Sharing Model relies on our organization’s status as a trusted environment for all of our private-sector members, as well as public sector and civil society partners. That trust also allows us to do so much more. The fact that all of CTA’s private-sector… Read More

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… Read More