Intelligence, Or Action?
What Do CISOs Really Need?

Posted by Greg Mancusi-Ungaro on Mon, Aug 22, 2016


Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) is all the rage.

Every day, it seems, there is another vendor offering a new fire hose of intelligence data, trying to meet the almost insatiable demand for data of CISOs and Security Operations Centers  These feeds promise ever-increasing quantities of all kinds of cyber stuff, from inside and outside the organization, the individual streams delivered to the analytical desks, SIEMs and SOCs for filtering, analysis and attempts at big data manipulation. For the largest enterprises, acquiring and analyzing this data can cost multiple millions of dollars a year.  And as the focus of these security investments centers on the data, very few teams have built expertise to actually mitigate the threats that are impacting their organizations every day.  Mitigation? Unfortunately, for many enterprises, that's tomorrow's problem...

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Topics: cyber threats, analytics, CISO, InfoSec, Threat Intelligence, SOC, External Threat, mitigation, Ponemon

threatSMART Platform Now Connects to HP ArcSight and Splunk

Posted by Greg Mancusi-Ungaro on Sat, Apr 23, 2016


BrandProtect has completed testing on new connections between its threatSMART threat detection, intelligence, and mitigation platform, and Splunk and HP ArcSight, popular enterprise security operations center applications. These connections are now officially released and usable by BrandProtect customers who wish to take advantage of these new data transfer options.  The initial release of HP ArcSight and Splunk support focuses on phishing data. 

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Topics: analytics, threatSMART, Threat Intelligence, Splunk, SOC, ArcSight

What Game Of Thrones Can Teach You About Social Media Monitoring

Posted by Natasha Vadori on Fri, Jun 14, 2013

After last week’s season finale of Game of Thrones, I was left still wanting more. Although a lot of the characters had some questions answered (like where in Westeros is Theon Greyjoy?!), the writers left the series with many upcoming events. Here’s a short list of things I’m dying to see: 

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Topics: Social Media Monitoring, analytics, SMART

A Social Media Analyst’s take on the effectiveness of the BlackBerry 10 Superbowl Ad

Posted by Darren Enta on Tue, Feb 12, 2013

Another Super Bowl Sunday is in the books. The people of Baltimore are probably cleaning up confetti, the 49’er fans are making sure that they don’t buy Joe Flacco Subway subs for at least a month. The big deal on Super Bowl Monday for marketing people is: how did the ads do? Super Bowl commercials are widely considered the most hyped and anticipated advertisements released during the year, not to mention their price tags.

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Topics: Social Media Monitoring, social media, analytics, online metrics

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