BSides Toronto 2020

Connecting the Dots: How Threat Intelligence Protects the Applications
2020-10-17, 13:30–13:50, Twitch

Today we can see that the digital technologies are the core of every business. The automation and the connections achieved with these technologies have revolutionized the world’s economic and cultural institutions but they have brought additional risk in the form of cyber attacks.
What is Cyber Threat Intelligence and how you can implement it properly to protect your business?
In this presentation you will find how to integrate it into you Application Security Program but also solutions that automate data collection and processing, integrate with other solutions or services, take in unstructured data from disparate sources, and then connect the dots by providing context on indicators of compromise (IoCs) and the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) of threat actors. To put it short, Threat intelligence is knowledge that allows you to prevent or mitigate those attacks


Today we can see that the digital technologies are the core of every business. The automation and the connections achieved with these technologies have revolutionized the world’s economic and cultural institutions but they have brought additional risk in the form of cyber attacks.
What is Cyber Threat Intelligence and how you can implement it properly to protect your business?
In this presentation you will find how to integrate it into your Application Security Program but also solutions that automate data collection and processing, integrate with other solutions or services, take in unstructured data from disparate sources, and then connect the dots by providing context on indicators of compromise (IoCs) and the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) of threat actors.

Catalin is a security generalist specialized into Infrastructure and Product Security areas with a strong knowledge of Security Operations.
He works at Visma as a Product Security Engineer, enjoying his time into the Product Security Operations team providing technical leadership in various security services through the Visma Application Security Program.
Catalin is the OWASP Timisoara Chapter Leader where he aims to create a strong local security community focused on improving the application security world. Has also several recognized certifications in the security field like: MCSA, MCSE, Security+, CASP, CEH.