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Posts of Josh Lefkowitz

Reality Check: Real-Time Intelligence

May 24, 2018

The lofty goal of real-time intelligence in security is often misleading. In the context of Business Risk Intelligence (BRI), it’s an especially deceptive misnomer. Data culled from breaches or Deep & Dark Web (DDW) chatter about vulnerabilities that is crafted into threat intelligence is meant to give decision makers inside the enterprise an advantage over […]

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From Decision Advantage to Market Advantage: BRI Holds Strong in 2018

April 11, 2018

As a co-founder and CEO, I am both incredibly excited and humbled to review the company’s successes at the end of each quarter. I credit our continued success—our ninth consecutive quarter exceeding our bookings target—to our extremely talented team delivering products that empower our customers with a decision advantage in navigating complex problems relevant to their […]

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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 Engineering: Heroes of Innovation

September 13, 2017

If there’s one adjective I can consistently use to describe Flashpoint, it is the word “unique.” From our offering, our highly-skilled intelligence analysts, our breadth of customers across 20 industries, and our talent, we have created a very special approach to Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) and how we grow the company. I’ve written in the […]

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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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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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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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