RANT Roundtable sponsored by Recorded Future

16th May 2018

Overview

The Dark Web’s Deep Threat Intelligence Secrets

There has been much speculation (not to mention exaggeration) over recent years about the fabled dark web. We’ve heard how this shady underworld is the refuge of the cyber criminal elite and even nation-state threat actors. That this is their “Wolf’s Lair,” where they gather to plot the breaching of businesses, the downfall of governments, and the hacking of celebrities. As with much mainstream reporting of technology, and in particular cyber threats, there’s a grain of truth here. This less accessible and more volatile corner of the internet as we know it does offer those with less honorable motives a secret marketplace for their wares. The confusing terminology around what the dark web is or isn’t shouldn’t be a barrier to defenders realizing the potential benefits of information gathered from these anonymous communities, and how it can be used to produce valuable threat intelligence.

Key Takeaways:

  • A definition of the dark web and how it differs from other sources of intelligence
    • Real-world examples of threat actor activities in dark marketplaces
    • Methods for uncovering emerging threats using dark web sources

Venue

The Savoy

The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EZ

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