Tag: In the Press

Responding to Ransomware: A Q&A with David Shear of Vigilante

Responding to Ransomware: A Q&A with David Shear of Vigilante

It’s not enough to acknowledge the threat of ransomware—companies need to be positioned to communicate with threat actors (whether directly or indirectly), contain damage and minimize business interruption associated with this increasingly common form of cyberattack. I talked to David Shear, threat data governance and integration manager of Vigilante, about best practices in preparation and response to ransomware events. Read…

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IRAN SITUATION REPORT: Cyber Actors Operating on Multiple Fronts, Muddying Waters, Creating Uncertainty

IRAN SITUATION REPORT: Cyber Actors Operating on Multiple Fronts, Muddying Waters, Creating Uncertainty

IRAN Update 10 Jan 2020

Key Findings

Vigilante assesses that cyber threat actors will continue to exploit the current fallout surrounding Iran to meet their own ends, complicating efforts to differentiate between official state sponsorship, hacktivism, independent threat actors showcasing their expertise, and disinformation campaigns; all increasing the risk of a policy miscalculation.

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