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Industry Veteran Seán McGurk Joins Flashpoint to Lead Advisory Services

September 12, 2017

When we launched Flashpoint Advisory Services in January, we did it to support demand from customers seeking trusted advisors to help them develop Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) programs, as well as mitigate insider threat and physical security risks. The demand for Advisory Services has since grown exponentially, a testament, of course, to this specialized intelligence […]

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Business Risk Mitigation and Strategic Planning for a Cyber Event

September 7, 2017

Like most security and intelligence professionals, I’ve seen firsthand how cyber events can give rise to negative consequences for organizations across all sectors. I’ve also come to recognize that while we can certainly learn a great deal from past cyber events, they aren’t necessarily indicative of the threats, actors, or attacks our organizations will face […]

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M&A Due Diligence and Business Risk Intelligence: A Natural Fit

August 31, 2017

During the past year following Flashpoint’s expansion into Business Risk Intelligence (BRI), our customer base has grown to comprise distinguished organizations across 20 different verticals. Not only has this growth afforded us the privilege of getting to work closely with leading enterprises and agencies, it continues to help us develop innovative use cases for BRI. […]

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Flashpoint Intelligence Academy: A Personal Approach to Intelligence

August 17, 2017

It’s often said in the professional world that something is not “personal,” and that it is “just business.” But to me, business is personal. Furthermore, as an intelligence professional, good intelligence is personal, which is why I joined Flashpoint. Having spent my career in the government and the intelligence community, as well as at a […]

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Business Risk Profile: The Oil and Natural Gas Sector

August 8, 2017

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and natural gas (ONG) sector. After all, oil and natural gas together account for 53 percent of the world’s energy consumption and remain integral determinants of both global trade and the economy. Safeguarding these resources and the systems […]

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Business Email Compromise: A Bigger Threat than Ransomware?

By FP_Analyst
July 20, 2017

The large-scale attacks that have become defining characteristics of 2017 have given rise to stronger defenses across the enterprise. Forced to adapt in response, more adversaries are recognizing that bypassing these defenses to generate illicit funds is sometimes best achieved through less-sophisticated — yet lucrative — schemes like Business Email Compromise (BEC). In fact, the […]

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FPCollab: Intelligence Sharing for Risk, Security and Business Leaders

July 6, 2017

Information sharing in security and intelligence, as we all know, is critical to ensuring the success of defenders of both public and private organizations. This concept has become even more evident in the last twelve months following our expansion into Business Risk Intelligence (BRI). While traditional applications of cyber threat intelligence are largely tactical, indicator-centric, […]

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Business Risk Intelligence: Finished, Strategic, and Critical for Protection Across the Enterprise

June 26, 2017

Business Risk Intelligence, or BRI, is something we often discuss. BRI is not only our vision for providing better, more contextual intelligence across the enterprise, but it’s something that we currently execute for numerous customers across 18 verticals. The adoption of BRI in the last year has been rapid, as more end users seek help after […]

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