Due to the sensitivity of information Flashpoint provides, the subject of this case study, a Fortune 500 global infrastructure bank, will remain anonymous and referred to as “the infrastructure bank.
About the Infrastructure Bank
The company is a custodial and infrastructure bank headquartered in the United States, and has a global workforce of more than 52,500 people in 35 countries
The Infrastructure Bank and Flashpoint
The infrastructure bank has been a Flashpoint customer since 2017. Flashpoint recently spoke with the infrastructure bank’s global head of cyber threat intelligence to learn more about the company’s experience leveraging Flashpoint to support the 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 infrastructure bank’s cyber threat intelligence team currently has members located around the world, and is growing. This small, yet highly capable team is responsible for updating approximately 300 diverse stakeholders on external threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits, and determining how these risks impact the organization.
The Infrastructure Bank's Challenge
The infrastructure bank’s main challenge is its small cyber threat intelligence team that is responsible for monitoring all external threats, network and system vulnerabilities, and publicly known exploits that could affect the company. It is difficult to monitor the large threat landscape and the enormous amount of data available as a small team, and they need a partner to help them in this effort. The infrastructure bank’s cyber
threat intelligence team is primarily concerned about third-party risk and nation-state threats.
According to the global head of cyber threat intelligence, the infrastructure bank chose to work with Flashpoint for a variety of reasons and these are the key factors behind the decision: