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Open source
Flashpoint acquires Echosec Systems, elevates OSINT capabilities
Last month
Flashpoint has acquired Echosec Systems, a provider of open-source intelligence and publicly available information.
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Security vulnerabilities
Flashpoint says vulnerability disclosure ‘highly volatile’
July 2022
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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Distributed Denial of Service
Flashpoint unveils security offering for school boards
June 2022
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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Cybersecurity
Flashpoint announces new features on intelligence platform
April 2019
The platform now features new dashboards and analytics, expanded datasets, chat services and communities, and industry alerting.
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Business Intelligence
emt Distribution adds risk intelligence vendor
April 2019
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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Cybersecurity
Flashpoint global channel strategy seeing dividends
April 2019
The company’s channel-driven revenue has also grown more than 200% since it signed its first partner in 2015.
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Cybersecurity
Geopolitics, economy motivating cyber activity in APAC-AN/Z
March 2019
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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North Korea
Flashpoint: APAC companies must factor geopolitics in cyber strategies
March 2019
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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Threat intelligence
Flashpoint signs on emt Distribution as APAC partner
February 2019
"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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Big Data
Flashpoint: Contextual data key to effective security
February 2019
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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Cybercrime
Nation-state actors leverage insiders for economic espionage
February 2019
Flashpoint's Eric Lackey reveals the true cost of state-sponsored cyber espionage and just how rampant it actually is.
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Data breach
Access to thousands of breached sites found on Russian underground market
October 2018
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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Dark web
Flashpoint eyes Australia as key a focus for Asia Pacific expansion
June 2018
The company says it’s going to ‘ramp up’ its presence in Australia, thanks to the country’s ample opportunities for commerce and prosperity.