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23 Aug

Maria Vello, CounterCraft’s New Strategic Advisor

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As CounterCraft grows, and our platform is adopted across various sectors and markets, we continue to expand our board of advisers. We are very pleased to announce the addition of an outstanding executive to our roster of Strategic Advisors: Maria Vello. Maria Vello is the newest member of our board of strategic advisors. She is a cybercrime veteran, bringing many decades of cybersecurity experience bridging the gap between public and private sectors.

19 Aug

Internet Noise: Threat Actor CC0629

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Over the past year, our team has been working at gathering intel on new and unusual threat actors to augment the capabilities of our platform. Using our deception technology, we have detected several new threat actors in the wild that can be considered part of Internet noise (automated attacks that typically run constantly). We will be sharing the IOCs and TTPs of different threat actors we have uncovered, so be sure to check our blog weekly or follow us on LinkedIn for updates.

18 Aug

Parsons + CounterCraft Team Up to Support US DoD Cyber Operations

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Watch the video where our Chief Growth Officer, Amyn Gilani, sits down with the Vice President of Joint Cyber & Space Operations at Parsons, an innovative solutions provider focused on defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure markets. CounterCraft recently signed a partnership with Parsons to provide cybersecurity support to the DoD. Integration of CounterCraft into the US DoD’s solutions will improve resilience and heighten confidence in cybersecurity. In this video, CounterCraft and Parsons talk about what this contract means and what the future could hold.

17 Aug

MITRE Shield is Dead, Long Live MITRE Engage

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MITRE has recently released the Engage v0.9 Beta version. In MITRE’s words, “MITRE Engage is a framework for discussing and planning adversary engagement, deception, and denial activities. Engage is informed by adversary behavior observed in the real world and is intended to drive strategic cyber outcomes. Engage was created to help the private sector, government, and vendor communities to plan and execute the use of adversary engagement strategies and technologies.”

16 Aug

CounterCraft Awarded Production Contract by the U.S. Department of Defense

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We are proud to announce that CounterCraft has been awarded a production contract in order to more easily scale our deception technology solution across the United States Department of Defense. This contract is the next step from our prototype contract through the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), and proof that our deception technology continues to meet mission-critical performance requirements, allowing the DoD to enhance cyber threat detection and intelligence-gathering capabilities. The DoD chose CounterCraft after an industry-wide down selection process to meet key mission-critical performance requirements, such as:

12 Aug

New Threat Actor Alert: CC0628

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Over the past year, our team has been working at gathering intel on new and unusual threat actors to augment the capabilities of our platform. Using our deception technology, we have detected several new threat actors in the wild, some of which we will be sharing weekly, right here. This is the first in a series of posts in which we will describe the IOCs and TTPs of different threat actors we have uncovered, so be sure to check back or follow us on LinkedIn for updates.

5 Aug

Questions to Ask A Cybersecurity Threat Intel & Deception Vendor

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When shopping around for cybersecurity vendors, it can be hard to distinguish and determine which vendor is right for your organization. This is especially true with deception, a sector that is still growing and developing rapidly. Each deception provider has their own unique approach, but the end goal of detecting and halting threat actors remains the same. So how do you figure out which threat intel solution and deception vendor is right for you?

30 Jul

What to See at Black Hat 2021

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We’ll be at Black Hat! If you’d like to meet the CounterCraft team in Las Vegas, please send us an email. After an all-virtual 2020 conference, Black Hat USA 2021 will be held from July 31 to August 5 in a hybrid format, with a mixture of virtual and its usual live, in-person event in Las Vegas. The conference is made up of two parts: it opens with Virtual Training sessions and concludes with the two-day main conference.

29 Jul

What We're Reading

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It feels like cybersecurity is in the limelight more than ever. Will this be the beginning of a sea change? We’ve been talking about that around the office. Read on for the news that has really got us thinking this month. US State Department offering $10 million reward for state-backed hackers The US State Department is offering a reward in an attempt to harness private citizens’ knowledge about state-backed hackers. The reward encompasses anyone participating in “malicious cyber activities against US critical infrastructure in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

27 Jul

Leveraging MITRE ATT&CK | Threat Deception in A Minute

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Our team works constantly to make the CounterCraft Cyber Deception Platform easy and intuitive to use. Many of the functions of the Cyber Deception Platform can be deployed with just a few clicks of the mouse. This new series, Threat Deception in a Minute, highlights just how simple it is to get powerful deception technology set up in your system. Whether you’re a current customer or wondering what it’s like to utilize deception, you’ll find these videos quick, interesting and helpful.