Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre Addressed by ThreatModeler

With Meltdown and Spectre, 2018 could set a new standard for the “year of the cyber-attack.” Getting on top of these critical vulnerabilities will require enterprise threat modeling. Meltdown and Spectre, recently discovered hardware vulnerabilities affecting chips produced by Intel, AMD, ARM, and Qualcomm, expose affected devices to kernel attacks. Almost everyone, from home computing[…]

secure online banking

Secure Online Banking with Threat Modeling

Financial institutions are consistently in the top-five list of cyber attack targets, with the greatest increase in data breach risk coming from outside hackers.[i] Customer financial records and associated personally identifying information are high-value commodities on the dark web. Nonetheless, consumers expect banks and other financial institutions to provide secure online services and access. Creating sufficiently[…]

Smart Home Threat Model

Smart Home Threat Model – Threat Model of the Month

Organizations may need to consider a broader cyber ecosystem than their deployed on-premises and cloud-based systems, according to Intel Security’s Christopher Young who addressed the issues at the recent RSA Conference 2017.[i] Smart homes are increasingly becoming a part of organization’s comprehensive attack surface[ii] as more employees take the opportunity to work from home. A[…]