6 Min Read March 7, 2019

How to Understand Your Attacker’s Mindset

In this post we’ll try to develop an understanding of a typical attacker’s mindset and then show you how companies like yours can use this knowledge to enhance their security posture. Before we dive in, however, let’s ask a basic question: What is a cyber attacker? A cyber attacker can be any entity — an […]

4 Min Read June 19, 2018

5 Statistics That Prove Why Your Security Posture Can’t Be Purely Reactive

While reacting to alerts and incidents after they occur will always be a reality of the security professional’s job, a purely reactive security approach is simply not effective given the way that today’s technical infrastructures and the cyber ecosystem itself have become ever more complex. With organizations adopting new technologies — spreading sensitive data across […]

4 Min Read January 3, 2018

Threat Stack’s 2018 New Year’s Security Resolutions

Insights from Chris Ford, VP of Product, and Pete Cheslock, Senior Director of Operations and Support Instead of the “predictions” that are usually offered up at this time of year, we decided to focus on security resolutions. So rather than surveying a variety of issues that might (or might not) affect your security operations in […]