Cisco Talos Intelligence Blog

June 5, 2023 07:06

How Joe Marshall helps defend everything from electrical grids to grain co-ops across multiple continents

Marshall is a senior security strategist for Talos’ Strategic Communications team, specifically focusing on industrial control systems.

May 8, 2023 08:05

Researcher Spotlight: Jacob Finn creates his own public-private partnership at Talos

Today, Finn combs through Talos’ various intelligence sources, open-source research, partner resources, and Cisco product telemetry to track major attacker trends and emerging threats.

April 10, 2023 07:04

Researcher Spotlight: Giannis Tziakouris first learned how to fix his family’s PC, and now he’s fixing networks all over the globe

As a senior incident responder, Giannis helps Cisco Talos Incident Response customers secure and respond to security incidents across the world.

March 13, 2023 08:03

Researcher Spotlight: How David Liebenberg went from never having opened Terminal to hunting international APTs

When Dave Liebenberg started his first day at Talos, he had never even opened Terminal on a Mac before — let alone written a Snort rule or infiltrated a dark web forum.

November 29, 2022 08:11

Researcher Spotlight: How working for Talos started out as an ‘accident’ for Ashlee Benge before coming a second career

Talos’ lead of data strategy and insights has a lot of weight on her shoulders currently, but it’s nothing she’s not used to

October 31, 2022 14:10

Researcher Spotlight: How Azim Khodjibaev went from hunting real-world threats to threats on the dark web

Most of the time, Khodjibaev is combing through various dark web forums, ransomware group chats, Russian-speaking websites and other sources trying to learn of attackers’ next moves.

October 3, 2022 10:10

Researcher Spotlight: Globetrotting with Yuri Kramarz

“You have completely different angles in preparing different customers for defense during major global events depending on their role, technology and function,” Kramarz said.

September 6, 2022 08:09

Researcher Spotlight: How Asheer Malhotra looks for ‘instant gratification’ in threat hunting

The India native has transitioned from a reverse-engineer hobbyist to a public speaker in just a few years.

August 1, 2022 08:08

Researcher Spotlight: You should have been listening to Lurene Grenier years ago

The exploit researcher recently rejoined Talos after starting her career with the company’s predecessor Lurene Grenier says state-sponsored threat actors keep her up at night, even after years of studying and following them. She’s spent her security career warning people why th