Cybereason and The MITRE Corporation to Educate Companies How to Use MITRE ATT&CK Threat Intel to Defend Against Cyberattacks

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Cybereason and The MITRE Corporation are teaming up to deliver operational information to defenders of sophisticated cyberattacks. MITRE ATT&CK was an important component of Operation Soft Cell, Cybereason's investigation into a massive espionage campaign against global telecommunications providers.

BOSTON (PRWEB) September 11, 2019

Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, today announced it is hosting a live webinar with The MITRE Corporation, Monday, September 16, 1:00 pm ET, to educate enterprises about how to operationalize MITRE ATT&CK threat intelligence to defend against cyberattacks. Israel Barak, Cybereason’s Chief Information Security Officer and Katie Nickels, ATT&CK Threat Intelligence Lead at The MITRE Corporation will lead the webinar.

Who: Cybereason and The MITRE Corporation

What: Earlier this year, Cybereason unveiled results from ‘Operation Soft Cell,’ its nearly year-long investigation into a massive, advanced espionage campaign targeting nearly a dozen global telecommunications providers. Cybereason’s investigation discovered commercial, privately owned critical infrastructure companies are tools being used in state-sponsored espionage and cyber war.
MITRE ATT&CK was an important component of Cybereason’s investigation, used to assist in detection, scope, attribution, and communication of the attack. The use of MITRE ATT&CK has allowed other organizations to more easily apply Cybereason’s intel to their security operations, to prevent from being affected by this threat.

When: Monday, September 16, 1:00 pm ET

Where: Live Webinar


About the Presenters:
Katie Nickels is the ATT&CK Threat Intelligence Lead at The MITRE Corporation, where she focuses on sharing how ATT&CK is useful for moving toward a threat-informed defense. She is also a SANS instructor for FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence. Katie has worked in network defense, incident response, and cyber threat intelligence for nearly a decade. She hails from a liberal arts background with degrees from Smith College and Georgetown University, embracing the power of applying liberal arts prowess to cybersecurity. With more than a dozen publications to her name, Katie has shared her expertise with presentations at Black Hat, the FIRST CTI Symposium, multiple SANS Summits, Sp4rkcon, and many other events. She was the 2018 recipient of the President's Award from the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu and serves as the Program Manager for the Cyberjutsu Girls Academy, which seeks to inspire young women to learn more about STEM.
                                                                                                                                 Israel Barak is Cybereason’s Chief Information Security Officer. He is a cyber defense and warfare expert, with his extensive background established at the Israeli Defense Forces and the Government of Israel. He is at the forefront of the company’s security innovation, as well as research and analysis of current and evolving advanced threats. Israel founded the Israeli Defense Forces red team unit, as well as established and operated various cyber warfare teams. As part of his various roles, Israel developed cyber warfare infrastructure and proprietary technologies, including leading development of proprietary cryptographic solutions, research and analysis of security vulnerabilities. He spent years training, guiding and professionally mentoring new personnel, providing in-depth cyber expertise as it relates to cyber warfare, cyber security, and threat actor’s tactics and procedures. Israel is a regular speaker at leading cyber security industry conferences and events.
About Cybereason
Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, gives the advantage back to the defender through a completely new approach to cybersecurity. Cybereason offers endpoint prevention, detection and response and active monitoring. The solution delivers multi-layered endpoint prevention by leveraging signature and signatureless techniques to prevent known and unknown threats in conjunction with behavioral and deception techniques to prevent ransomware and fileless attacks. Cybereason is privately held and is headquartered in Boston, with offices in London, Sydney, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Asia-Pacific and continental Europe.

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