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16 Jun

CounterCraft and the growing trend of deception technologies at Infosecurity Europe 2017

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We are back from Infosecurity Europe, the largest conference on information security in the region. Just like last year —when we participated for the first time as exhibitors— it was a remarkable experience. We noticed an increasing interest among attendees regarding deception technologies. Nowadays, many companies understand that a traditional security approach —such as unsuccessfully trying to keep intruders out of a system— is not enough to make an organization secure.

2 Jun

CounterCraft, in a EU–funded project to fight against the illegitimate uses of virtual currencies

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CounterCraft will be one of the fifteen international partners involved in a project called TITANIUM (Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets), created to stop criminals and attackers from using blockchain technology to hide from the police, while at the same time respecting the privacy and rights of legitimate users. Blockchain technology is a distributed ledger under decentralised control, which allows it to evade traditional investigative techniques. The best-known application of blockchain technology is Bitcoin, a virtual currency which has many legitimate uses but is also employed for criminal purposes in the so-called dark web.

26 May

CounterCraft’s Distributed Deception Platform, at Infosecurity Europe 2017

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This June, we will participate in Infosecurity Europe 2017, the largest information security conference in the region, which will be held at the Olympia, in London (6-8 June). If you are interested in CounterCraft’s Distributed Deception Platform, and want to know how it can help your company detect targeted attacks, Infosecurity Europe will be an excellent opportunity for a meeting. Register for free and visit our stand G123, where our team will offer a demo of CounterCraft’s Distributed Deception Platform.

10 May

CounterCraft in Locard Cyber Security Summit 2017

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This week, David Barroso, CEO and Founder of CounterCraft, will be keynoting Locard Cyber Security Summit 2017, (Bilgi Teknolojileri ve İletişim Kurumu, Ankara, Turkey) on May 11th, titled “Generating and leveraging 1st party threat intelligence using deception techniques”. Besides, CounterCraft will participate in the workshop “Incident Cyber Response Team”, alongside Enigmasec and Austability. If you are going to be in Ankara the 11th May, and you are interested in our talk and workshop, get your ticket here.

31 Mar

CounterCraft graduates from GCHQ Cyber Accelerator

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After three intense months, the first GCHQ Cyber Accelerator programme, powered by Wayra UK part of Telefónica Open Future_ - is over. It seems like yesterday when CounterCraft was selected to join it, and yet on Thursday we had to bid farewell to the funky accelerator office space that had become a second home for us. “The best thing about the experience has been the people, both from the organisers GCHQ and Wayra and from the other companies on the accelerator”, said Dan Brett, CSO.

21 Mar

CounterCraft contributing to the UK’s cybersecurity at CyberUK and GCHQ

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In response to the growing concern regarding cyberattacks against UK organizations, events such as CyberUK serve as a platform for cybersecurity experts and vendors with the aim of making the UK the safest place to do business online. CounterCraft was honoured to be part of this event, which took place in Liverpool on 14-16 March. One of the objectives of CyberUK 2017 was encouraging pro-active defence, something that relates to CounterCraft’s approach to cybersecurity through counterintelligence, which turns a passive IT security stance into an active defence, thus empowering businesses.

13 Mar

H2020 SME Instrument grants €1.1M to CounterCraft’s project, “Intelligence campaigns in the digital realms”

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CounterCraft has been selected for phase 2 funding by the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. CounterCraft will receive €1.1M funding for its project, “Intelligence campaigns in the digital realms”, through the EU’s research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. The grant will be held to accelerate the development of new features and growth of the pioneering cybersecurity deception platform, capable of detecting advanced targeted cyberattacks, obstructing the actions of attackers, and obtaining the maximum amount of information from them by successfully designing, deploying, monitoring and managing automated counterintelligence campaigns.

10 Mar

CounterCraft’s cyber counterintelligence solution, at CyberUK 2017

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After launching our New Distributed Deception Platform at RSA Conference 2017, we at CounterCraft are participating in CyberUK 2017, the National Cyber Security Centre’s inaugural flagship event, which takes place at the Arena & Conference Centre in Liverpool, UK, on 14-16 March. CounterCraft is exhibiting within the GCHQ Accelerator Shared Stand, along with other 6 startups that are participating in the first edition of the three-month programme at the accelerator.

20 Feb

Counterintelligence for the digital realm at RSA Conference 2017

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We are back from RSA Conference in San Francisco. We brought with us wonderful memories of a great experience that we hope to repeat in upcoming editions. RSA Conference is the world’s leading information security event. For us at CounterCraft, it was more than this: a great opportunity both to be in the spotlight and to get in touch with first-class service providers, thought-leaders, vendors, and clients. We launched our New Distributed Deception Platform, and met partners and service providers interested in our innovative technology.

17 Jan

CounterCraft to exhibit at RSA Conference 2017! #N4423

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This year, CounterCraft will be exhibiting at the RSA Conference, which will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco (California) on February 13-17. We will present our New Distributed Deception Platform, that protects large organisations by fooling their adversaries with decoy computers, false data and fake identities. Are you a cutting-edge company that runs automated counterintelligence campaigns to detect adversaries reducing costs by 95%? Are you looking for lean-forward cybersecurity technologies in a $3 billion market?