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Sharing Cyber Threat Intelligence: Why business and law enforcement must renew its collaborative effort
As information security threats to private businesses continue to increase, the risk to public data broadens, undoubtedly demanding a stronger and more coordinated effort between the private industry and the authorities. From the Wikileaks (and alleged Russian hacker) involvement in the Democratic National Committee email dump this summer to the Sony email fallout of last year, attacks on organisations have had a frighteningly real impact on political influence, national security, foreign relations, health and safety, civil liberties, and the local economy. Law enforcement agencies, responsible as they are for maintaining peace and security, cannot simply sit back and expect vulnerable companies to come to them for assistance or guidance.
Read up on how law enforcement agencies and businesses are performing when it comes to integration on threat intelligence and incident response, including the latest initiatives to combat ransomware. The UK National Crime Agency, FBI and the City of London Police will all be addressing the delegation at this year's conference.
Threat intelligence has become an integral part of a companies cyber security protection, providing an analysis of the threat actors and risks that may impact and organisation. What does it take to be a good cyber intelligence professional? Are the skills required any different from the traditional intelligence sector? What do companies need to look for when hiring teams in a cyber intelligence programme? Ahead of the third Threat Intelligence and Incident Response conference (29th - 30th November), we asked four experts to give us their advice on that matter and an insight into their approach to hiring process.