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Business Email Compromise: A Bigger Threat than Ransomware?

By Flashpoint Analyst Team
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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Flashpoint at CISO Forum in Half Moon Bay: All about Business Risk… and Golf.

June 22, 2017

A significant amount of small security conferences focus on educating and supporting the unique role of the chief information security officer, or CISO. While many have their significant benefits, one is at the top of my list: SecurityWeek’s CISO Forum. CISO Forum is one of the truly exclusive executive leadership forums for security leadership and strategy. […]

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Business Risk Intelligence Decision Report: 2017 Mid-Year Update

June 13, 2017

On January 11, we released our inaugural Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) – Decision Report. This report highlighted significant events and trends across the cyber threat and geopolitical landscape in 2016; it was intended to serve as a starting point to help both enterprise and public sector decision-makers assess and manage risk more effectively. In this […]

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New Leadership Reinforces Flashpoint’s Commitment to Product and People

June 1, 2017

Achieving sustainable growth remains one of the most persistent challenges facing business leaders, myself included. Following Flashpoint’s expansion into Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) and record-breaking 2016, the rapid growth of our customer base and subsequent milestones have helped me recognize that ultimately, sustainable growth requires two things: the right product and the right people. Developing […]

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Cybercrime Economy: An Analysis of Cybercriminal Communication Strategies

April 19, 2017

Malicious actors’ widespread preference for encrypted tools and services continues to fuel the ongoing debate over encryption. While jihadist groups such as ISIS first drew public attention to the issue during the high-profile battle between the FBI and Apple over the mobile phone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters in 2015, various threat […]

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Evaluating Cyber and Physical Risks During International Travel

Whether for business or pleasure, international travel can present various cyber and physical risks. Unfortunately, the precarious state of the geopolitical and threat landscape has increased some of these risks, yielding widespread concern and uncertainty among those seeking to travel safely and securely. Given that certain threats may be particularly damaging not only to individual travelers […]

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