Cognitive Intelligence

October 20, 2016

SECURITY

Piecing Together Malicious Behavior in Encrypted Traffic

This post was authored by Jan Kohout, Veronica Valeros and Petr Somol. Increasing adoption of encryption in web communication significantly contributes to protection of users' privacy. However, it also brings...

September 19, 2016

SECURITY

Cognitive Threat Analytics: Turn Your Proxy Into Security Device

This post was authored by Veronica Valeros, Petr Somol, Martin Rehak and Martin Grill, on behalf of the whole CTA team. Some of us still intuitively believe that our extensively...

July 29, 2016

SECURITY

Introducing executive dashboards in CTA

No security risk assessment is complete without the executive summary section. Something that can answer the high level questions security teams get asked including “how secure are we?”, “what threats...

February 10, 2016

SECURITY

DNSChanger Outbreak Linked to Adware Install Base

[Ed. note: This post was authored by Veronica Valeros, Ross Gibb, Eric Hulse, and Martin Rehak] Late last autumn, the detector described in one...

December 14, 2015

SECURITY

Malware stealing gigabytes of your data as seen by Cognitive Threat Analytics

This post is authored by Gayan de Silva and Martin Pospisil. Overview Recently, about 50 users across 20 companies were alarmed by the Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA) about...

October 15, 2015

SECURITY

Angler for Beginners in 34 Seconds

Post authored by Martin Rehak, Veronica Valeros, Martin Grill and Ivan Nikolaev. In order to complement the comprehensive information about the Angler exploit kit from our Talos colleagues [

September 23, 2015

SECURITY

Cognitive Research: Fake Blogs Generating Real Money

Summary In the past several months Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA) researchers have observed a number of blog sites using either fake content or content stolen from other sites to...

September 11, 2015

SECURITY

Cognitive Threat Analytics – Transparency in Advanced Threat Research

Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics is a security analytics product that discovers breaches in Cisco customer's networks by means of advanced statistical analysis, machine learning and global correlation...

September 3, 2015

THREAT RESEARCH

Cognitive Research: Learning Detectors of Malicious Network Traffic

This post was authored by Karel Bartos, Vojtech Franc, & Michal Sofka. Malware is constantly evolving and changing. One way to identify malware is by analyzing the...