Due to the sensitivity of information Flashpoint provides, the subject of this case study, a Fortune 100 insurance company, will remain anonymous and referred to as “the company.
About the Company
The company is one of the largest life insurance providers in the United States. A leader in its industry, the company offers a range of products and services to help meet the financial needs of its clients.
The Company and Flashpoint
The company has been a Flashpoint customer since 2016. Flashpoint spoke with the company’s senior cyber threat intelligence analyst to learn more about its experience leveraging Flashpoint intelligence to support its goals and challenges.
Flashpoint empowers business units and functions across organizations with a strategic decision advantage over threats and adversaries, and is suitable for organizations seeking to address enterprise-wide risk. Flashpoint’s sophisticated technology and human-powered analysis enable organizations globally to bolster cybersecurity, confront fraud, detect insider threats, enhance physical security, assess mergers and acquisitions opportunities, and address vendor risk and supply chain integrity.
The company’s threat management team is responsible for reviewing and monitoring external threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits, and determining how these risks impact the company’s network. The team’s challenges include the collection, aggregation and alerting based on data that is available from open source intelligence sources and the Deep & Dark Web (DDW).
The Company's Challenge
The company’s biggest challenge is prioritizing risk in a constantly changing threat landscape. The company’s threat management team is primarily concerned about third-party risk and fraud.
According to the senior cyber threat intelligence analyst, the company chose to work with Flashpoint for a variety of reasons, and these are the key factors behind the decision: