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Whether you are disseminating threat indicators internally to other teams or participating in information sharing programs within the community, context is a critical component of actionable intelligence. When analysts say, “Indicators aren’t Intelligence”, they are often referring to the contextless sharing of Observables that is too common within the Cyber…

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Be Positive Change. Imagine a workforce full of passionate men and women that care about the outcome of each and every day of work. Imagine what happens when you and I show up every day ready to push forward towards positive change. This isn’t ground breaking, this isn’t radical, and…

It would be really awesome to map out the most common techniques used by threat actors and prioritize those for detection, right? It would also be really awesome to know what our defense-in-depth capability looks like for the enterprise compared against threat actor techniques. Woah, slam those together and you…

Heeyooo! You have reached the personal blog of Andy Piazza. TURN BACK NOW! I am the Chief Evangelist of phia, LLC and a Cyber Threat Analyst supporting clients throughout the National Capital Region and beyond. I wear a few other hats for the company, but that’s not why you’re here…

My lessons learned and recommendations from developing process documentation, work instructions, and training material for awesome teams.

Admin note before we get started: I’m an analyst and will use analyst throughout this article. Feel free to replace the word with “doer” if “analyst” doesn’t describe what your team does.

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