Category Archives: Precognition

Introducing Real-Time Attack Data to Risk I/O

jheuer    June 19, 2013

Today we are announcing the addition of real-time attack data to our Risk I/O vulnerability intelligence platform. With this addition, our vulnerability intelligence platform now offers smarter priority sorting based on real world data, giving insight into where attacks are most likely to occur. Using a processing engine, Risk I/O correlates live attack data from multiple sources, and prioritizes vulnerabilities… Read more »

The Role of Security Mapping in Vulnerability Management

guest blogger    February 7, 2013

Increasingly, security management organizations are coming to rely on a unique type of geography to recognize where threats and vulnerabilities are active, and where security exploits are occurring. The geography in question maps fairly closely to the physical map of the world. Because Internet links that connect sites and users to service providers are involved, along with prevailing local Internet… Read more »

Playing Around with Game Theory: Smart Data > Big Data

Michael Roytman    February 6, 2013

There’s been a lot of talk about Big Data in the security space over the past couple of years, and it seems that almost every week a new Big Data offering enters the space, whether it’s in discussion, in development, or in production. It’s no secret that here at Risk I/O, we’ve embraced the industry’s demands and are hard at… Read more »

The Real Value of Precognition

guest blogger    December 19, 2012

Vulnerability precognition is an interesting concept, but it leads to interesting and valuable threat mitigations. Rather than relying on some mystical ability to see events before they occur—the more usual meaning for “precognition”—vulnerability precognition arises from an assessment technique known as predictive analytics. It’s worth unpacking and exploring this terminology to get a sense not just for its meaning, but… Read more »