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Evaluating the Vulnerabilities Equities Process and Policy

November 28, 2017

As 2017 draws toward an end, we are reminded of the large-scale cyber attacks that have affected the government, private business, and consumers. Ransomware strains such as WannaCry and NotPetya are particularly memorable for their destructive capabilities and rampant propagation through a Microsoft Windows vulnerability. In response, the United States government has been compelled to […]

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Best Practices for Combating Fraud in the Insurance Industry

November 7, 2017

Today’s fraudsters are nothing if not resilient. After all, combatting fraud is often compared to a game of “whack-a-mole” —and for good reason. Just as organizations across all sectors are continually developing new ways to prevent fraud, fraudsters are continually developing new schemes. While a new anti-fraud measure may help decrease one type of fraud, […]

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Business Risk Profile: Aviation

November 2, 2017

For adversaries seeking to attract global attention, cause widespread disruption, or gain access to proprietary information, the aviation industry can be a desirable target. Not only do the world’s airlines carry more than 3 billion passengers every year and a maintain a substantial stake in the global economy, aviation companies harbor access to an abundance […]

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Business Risk Intelligence for Executive Protection

October 31, 2017

Many of the risks facing today’s organizations have given rise to a crucial consideration across all sectors: just because a threat originates on the Internet does not mean its scope of influence will remain restricted to the cyber domain. In response, more organizations are turning to Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to address not just cyber […]

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Flashpoint at Les Assises de la sécurité 2017

October 3, 2017

As Director of Intelligence and Operations at Flashpoint, I leverage language, cultural and technical skills to engage with threat actors on the Deep & Dark Web. As I continue to enhance my research and hone my craft, I am continuously searching for ways in which I can expand upon my capabilities, and provide organizations with […]

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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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