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The role open-source intelligence is playing in the Russian invasion
Last week
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A newly released report by intelligence firm Flashpoint has detailed the role of open-source intelligence (OSINT) in the conflict.
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Flashpoint finds Australia the sixth most targeted country for ransomware
Wed, 14th Dec 2022
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A new report from risk intelligence firm Flashpoint has found that Australia was the sixth most targeted country in the world for ransomware attacks.
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Flashpoint releases a new ransomware prediction model
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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It links individual vulnerabilities in ransomware operations, helping vulnerability management teams prevent potential cyber extortion events with VulnDB.
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Flashpoint acquires Echosec Systems, elevates OSINT capabilities
Mon, 8th Aug 2022
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open source
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Flashpoint has acquired Echosec Systems, a provider of open-source intelligence and publicly available information.
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Flashpoint says vulnerability disclosure ‘highly volatile’
Fri, 29th Jul 2022
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Flashpoint has released The State of Vulnerability Intelligence: 2022 Midyear Edition, finding that the current state of the vulnerability disclosure landscape is ‘highly volatile’.
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Flashpoint unveils security offering for school boards
Mon, 20th Jun 2022
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education
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ddos
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Flashpoint has released its K-12 risk management and security offering to provide school boards and education security practitioners with tools to recognise, prevent and manage cyber and physical threats.
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Flashpoint announces new features on intelligence platform
Fri, 26th Apr 2019
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The platform now features new dashboards and analytics, expanded datasets, chat services and communities, and industry alerting.
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emt Distribution adds risk intelligence vendor
Wed, 24th Apr 2019
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Flashpoint has signed emt Distribution to provide channel partners in Oceania and South East Asia a solution for illicit threat actor communities.
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Flashpoint global channel strategy seeing dividends
Fri, 5th Apr 2019
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The company’s channel-driven revenue has also grown more than 200% since it signed its first partner in 2015.
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Geopolitics, economy motivating cyber activity in APAC-AN/Z
Wed, 20th Mar 2019
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politics
Flashpoint's Aaron Shraberg says economic tensions between the US, China, and North Korea are influencing risk management decisions in APAC.
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Flashpoint: APAC companies must factor geopolitics in cyber strategies
Fri, 15th Mar 2019
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The diverse geopolitical and economic interests of the states in the region play a significant role in driving and shaping cyber threat activity against entities operating in APAC.
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Flashpoint signs on emt Distribution as APAC partner
Fri, 15th Feb 2019
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"Key use cases that we see greatly benefiting the region are bolstering cybersecurity, combating insider threats, confronting fraud, and addressing supply chain risk, to name a few."
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Flashpoint: Contextual data key to effective security
Mon, 4th Feb 2019
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Timely, relevant data that has been deeply analysed, contextualised, and presented alongside all details needed is most effective for decision-making.
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Nation-state actors leverage insiders for economic espionage
Fri, 1st Feb 2019
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cybersecurity
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Flashpoint's Eric Lackey reveals the true cost of state-sponsored cyber espionage and just how rampant it actually is.
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Access to thousands of breached sites found on Russian underground market
Tue, 9th Oct 2018
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breach prevention
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A number of the available servers investigated by Flashpoint led analysts to conclude that most of the breaches are from either US, Russian, or German hosting services. 
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Flashpoint eyes Australia as key a focus for Asia Pacific expansion
Thu, 7th Jun 2018
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The company says it’s going to ‘ramp up’ its presence in Australia, thanks to the country’s ample opportunities for commerce and prosperity.
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