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Cyber Threat Intelligence in Action-Skills and Implementations: Results of the 2017 Cyber Threat Intelligence Survey Part 1

  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST (2017-03-15 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Zach Hill, Robert Simmons, Paul Bowen, Dave Shackleford


  • Anomali
  • Arbor Networks
  • DomainTools
  • Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, Inc.
  • Rapid7 Inc.
  • ThreatConnect

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With all but 6% of respondents now deploying cyber threat intelligence (CTI) in their environments (based on our 2016 CTI survey), this new survey, developed by Dave Shackleford, senior SANS instructor and GIAC technical director, explores how and where organizations are integrating CTI, how it's helping, and what barriers inhibit full implementation of CTI.

Attend this webcast and learn:

  • Staffing and skills required for utilizing and managing CTI
  • How extensive most deployments are today
  • Most useful types of CTI data and standards
  • Differences between "Big Data" analytics and CTI data analytics and why it matters

Click here to be among the first to receive the associated whitepaper written by Dave Shackleford.

This is the first of a two-part webcast series releasing our 2017 CTI survey results. The second webcast, on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, will focus on the effectiveness of CTI efforts and what respondents want to see in the coming years. Click here to register for the Part 2 webcast.

Speaker Bios

Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, senior instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

Paul Bowen

Paul Bowen, Principal Security Technologist with Arbor Networks, focuses on advanced threat detection and mitigation with Arbor’s new Spectrum Platform. Paul has over 20 years’ industry experience. He started out at Estee Lauder, gaining a decade of experience as a manager of global security before moving from being a security consumer to a security vendor. Paul spent almost a decade at Arcsight before transitioning to being a strategic evangelist from the Office of Advanced Technology for HP. Before joining Arbor Networks he spent a year with Mandiant and another year with Fortinet.

Robert Simmons

Robert Simmons is the director of research innovation at ThreatConnect, Inc. With an expertise in building automated malware analysis systems based on open source tools, he has been tracking malware and phishing attacks and picking them apart for years. Robert is also the author of PlagueScanner, an open source virus scanner framework. Robert, also known as Utkonos, has a background in biology, linguistics and Russian area studies. He has lived extensively in Russia and Ukraine.

Zach Hill

Zach Hill ​leads the sales team at DomainTools​ and is responsible for driving the enterprise go-to-market strategy globally. He focuses on developing and supporting the DomainTools presence within large corporations, governments and channel partners around the world. With more than 15 years of strategic sales and business strategy experience, Zach has led successful sales efforts and process improvements within organizations both large and small. He is a graduate of the University of Washington Business School with an emphasis on marketing and a certificate in entrepreneurship.

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