Intelligence Requirements: the Sancho Panza of CTI

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On 17 September 2019, I participated in ENISA’s NIS Summer School 2019 that took place in Heraklion, Greece. The Summer School had 4 parallel training sessions (CTI, CyberDefence, Incident Response and Crypto) and the participants were mostly graduate students as well as infosec professionals.

I joined the CTI training sessions as an instructor for “Intelligence Requirements”  as well as “CTI Reporting”. In this post, I will focus mostly on the session that was about Intelligence Requirements. Intelligence requirements is something that is very close to my heart and it was my pleasure to present this concept to the students of the summer school. Continue reading “Intelligence Requirements: the Sancho Panza of CTI”

Threat Intel Reads – January 2019

January was an interesting moth for CTI practitioners! I took some time and collected the major articles and presentations that I read and watched during January 2019.

I hope you enjoy it. Continue reading “Threat Intel Reads – January 2019”

ENISA Threat Landscape 2018 Report

Reading ENISA Threat Landscape Report 2018

The annual ENISA Threat Landscape report for 2018 is out! The report focuses on the threat landscape changes and developments in motives and tactics of the most important threat agent groups, namely cyber-criminals and state-sponsored actors. Continue reading “ENISA Threat Landscape 2018 Report”

My Top 20 CTI/DFIR Talks for 2018

Another year has passed and lots of good CTI/DFIR stuff have been presented! I took some time to watch again some of my favourite talks within 2018 and list my favourite 20 ones. The list provided below has a CTI focus, however some of the most representative talks related to blue team/red team as well as ICS have been selected. I hope you enjoy it! Continue reading “My Top 20 CTI/DFIR Talks for 2018”

Let’s make CTI great (again)!

On 5th and 6th November 2018, the annual CTI-EU event took place in Brussels. CTI-EU is organised by  European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) in cooperation with DG Connect, CERT-EU and EDA

 The event had various sessions with different focus (see full agenda here):

Continue reading “Let’s make CTI great (again)!”

My favorite DFIR presentations for 2016

 

2016 was a year full of interesting presentations and conferences! I took a moment to think about the presentations that helped me better understand the threat landscape, introduced me to new tools and processes, provided inspiration for my team and help me with my daily operations.

The selection of the presentations below is subjective but  indicative of the trends regarding the DFIR community during 2016. Moreover, the below sequence is completely random.

I would appreciate any feedback and I would be more than happy to be sent your ones! Enjoy!

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