It is intelligence domain which includes search, selection and the collection of intelligence information, available from publicly available sources.
Performed through monitoring, analysis and research of information coming from the internet.
OSINT is information that has been deliberately discovered, discriminated, distilled and disseminated to a select audience.
Materials compiled based on information from open sources support all intelligence methods and activities through accumulation of intelligence knowledge, its analysis and dissemination.
OSINT + HI = VA OSINT (OSINT Validated).
| Our Value Proposition
OpenSource Intelligence Collection - Reported from cybercriminals, social media engagement, marketplaces and chat rooms with the touch of Human
Real-time Threat Tracking - Indicators of
compromise, threat actors and malware.
Vulnerability and Credential Intelligence - Vulnerability scoring, compromised credentials of customer, partners, vendors, VIPs and executives.
Reduction of Risk - Security posture of organization mapped against discovered organization assets across surface, Deep and Dark Web.
| Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI)
Focuses on analyzing raw data gathered from recent and past events to monitor, detect and prevent threats to an organization.
Details of the motivations, intent, and capabilities of internal and external threat actors (e.g. Government, Organized crime, Activists, State-sponsored criminals).
Threat intelligence includes specifics on the tactics, techniques and procedures of these adversaries.
Primary purpose is to inform business decisions regarding the risk and implications associated with threats.
Shifting the focus from reactive to preventive intelligent security measures.
| CTI Monitoring
Network Threats - Ability to monitor the risks exposure of an entire country and/or specific organizations (e.g. infected systems, malware and botnets).
Monitoring and take down of phishing sites.
Identification of compromised bank accounts Internationally.
Reporting leaked credit cards transactions to money mules.
Monitoring underground cybercrime forums and the Deep/Dark Web to discover compromised bank accounts.
Monitoring the internet to discover compromised credentials (emails, username and passwords).
Rogue Mobile Application - Unauthorized mobile application developed to look like and behave like a legitimate one.
Monitoring Threats from Third Parties - Continuous auditing, security controls and monitoring controls.
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Ali Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP (ISSAP, ISSMP), HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) is the chief executive of ecfirst, an Inc. 500 business. He is a highly regarded information security and regulatory compliance expert.