Neal Dennis

Neal Dennis joined ASERT as a Threat Intelligence Analyst. For more than 13 years during his time prior to Arbor, he supported various military cyber elements, including USCYBERCOM and 24th Air Force. He has worked in most levels of cyber operations, from network defense and sitting on the wire to strategic intelligence support.

Additional Insights on Shamoon2

IBM analysts recently unveiled a first look at how threat actors may have placed Shamoon2 malware on systems in Saudi Arabia. Researchers showcased a potential malware lifecycle which started with spear phishing and eventually led to the deployment of the disk-wiping malware known as Shamoon. Their research showcased a set of downloaders and domains that […]

Non-Government Organization in Support of Government Hopes

Red Team analysis is the process of viewing a situation from the perspective of an adversary thus providing insights beyond those that might otherwise be limited by normative biases. This blog provides an assessment of one company’s foray into the popular APT outing trend in the context of China’s cyber buildup and what that could […]

Espionage, Spying and Big Corporate Data, These Are a Few of China’s Favorite Things

ASERT provides a weekly threat bulletin for Arbor customers that highlights and analyzes the week’s top security events and provides other pertinent infosec material. Recently, we covered the public notification of a United Airlines breach by possible Chinese state-sponsored threat actors. In this blog, we offer an alternative hypothesis to the conclusions many have drawn […]