Hosts Ron and Chris welcome you to today’s episode! This episode of Hacker Valley Studio is the start of a new season, Hacker Valley Blue, a series dedicated to threat intelligence, exclusively for listeners.
The episode begins with Ron and Chris sharing their backgrounds in threat intelligence and cybersecurity. Chris picked intelligence as his job field in the United States Marine Corps, and eventually went on to The National Security Agency and United States Cyber Command. He focused on the how, who, and what of all the cyber-attacks happening at the time. Chris then went on to create his own company, and do consulting work in threat intelligence for over a decade.
Throughout the episode, you will hear about what threat intelligence can do for businesses. Ron and Chris discuss how analysts can build rapport with the employees and stakeholders using their intelligence, and what questions companies should ask of analysts for the best results. They do this by walking listeners through Chris’ EASY framework.
1:07 - The new season of Hacker Valley Blue is introduced.
3:43 - Chris shares his background in intelligence.
6:15 - Ron shares his background in intelligence
11:43 - What can threat intelligence do for an organization?
17:50 - The EASY Framework
18:41 - Elicit Requirements
21:40 - Asses Collection Plan
26:03 - Strive for Impact
30:24 - Yield the Feedback