STIX 2.0 Now an OASIS Committee Specification

STIX 2.0 Now an OASIS Committee Specification

The long-awaited STIX 2.0 and TAXII 2.0 OASIS Committee Specifications are available as of July 7th, 2017. Passage by a vote of 80% the eligible voters of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Technical Committee (CTI TC) of OASIS made this benchmark in Internet history possible.  A useful analogy from recent scientific innovation might be the complete […]

Russian Athletes Might be Reinstated: Available for Competition

Russian Athletes Might be Reinstated: Available for Competition

On the cusp of the IAAF world championships London games next month, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) may reinstate the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) in early August.  ARAF membership was severely impacted by the 2015 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that exposed systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia.  The issue was so […]

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Website Hacked

IAAF Therapeutic Exemption database breached by Fancy Bear

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Website Hacked

Reprinted from: https://www.iaaf.org/news/press-release/iaaf-cyber-attack The IAAF has been a victim of a cyber attack which it believes has compromised athletes’ Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications stored on IAAF servers. The attack by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by cyber incident response (CIR) firm Context Information Security, who were […]

Major League Baseball Needs Threat Intel Sharing

Major League Baseball Needs Threat Intel Sharing

  The Internet has become as much a part of our lives as the air we breathe.  According to Joe Inzerillo, vice president and CTO for Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), the demand for connectivity is incredible, and it is primarily coming from college students and young professionals. This has motivated MLB to adapt […]

New And Emerging ISAOs Roundtable

New And Emerging ISAOs Roundtable

The ISAO Standards organization is holding an online seminar series on new and emerging issues that ISAOs are facing.  This month’s session is scheduled for April 26th.  The topic will be CISA Plus Confidentiality:  How to Integrate Interdisciplinary Cyberlaw Support into an ISAO. Guest speaker Doug DePeppe, a cyberlaw practitioner with military and homeland security […]

STIX 2.0 Public Review Process Begins

STIX 2.0 Public Review Process Begins

OASIS members and other interested parties, The OASIS Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) TC [1] members have recently approved a Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted it for 30-day public review: STIX™ Version 2.0 Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01 24 February 2017 What is STIX and why is it important? Structured Threat […]

Analyzing The Audacious Jumper Botnet

The Audacious Jumper Botnet is targeting sports-industry related websites.

Analyzing The Audacious Jumper Botnet

Threat Analysis by Jane Ginn, MSIA, MRP Adjunct Professor Mercyhurst University, Ridge College of Intelligence Studies   Background In the post U.S. election cycle there was a lot of press coverage regarding the possibility of interference of Russia in the 2016 Presidential elections.  Then President-elect Trump downplayed any influence Russia may have had even though […]

Cyber Security Risks to Football Teams and Players

Cyber Security Risks to Football Teams and Players

In today’s competitive sporting environment, teams not only have to worry about their performance on the field, but also the business side of sports. With leagues, teams and athletes increasingly turning to technology; be it social media, mobile apps, virtual reality or big data-for tactics or business development, hackers have started seeing the value of […]

Culture of Winning

Culture of Winning

Sports in the world is a competitive game that advances the idea of winning as an end-point; an objective to work towards.  Watching the game of American football gives us a sense of the extreme physical prowess professional players have to achieve to be competitive in this sport.  The same can be said for any […]

Advertising and Sport: What if Advertising Revenue Dried Up? A Cascading Impact from the Methbot Operation?

Advertising and Sport:  What if Advertising Revenue Dried Up?  A Cascading Impact from the Methbot Operation?

Sports-ISAO, the information sharing leader for the sport sector, has been monitoring the Methbot operation.  A series of articles from us will be published about the gravity of this massive fraud upon the sport, entertainment, media, advertising and Internet industries.  This first article serves as a Call to Action to the Community of Sport to […]