Tuesday, December 10, 2013

FS-ISAC Leverages Wapack Labs to Help Protect Financial Services Members

Nice press release.. we've been wanting to figure out how to work with the FS-ISAC for quite some time, after supporting them during my days with DoD. This is a great group, and we're very much looking forward to the next year!


Financial Services Member Organizations Will Benefit from Latest Cyber Threat Analysis and Intelligence Services from Top Provider of Targeted Intelligence Analysis

MANCHESTER, N.H., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wapack Labs Corporation announced today that it has finalized an agreement with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) to provide cyber threat analysis and intelligence services to the FS-ISAC membership in 2014.  Members of the organization include over 4,400 Banks, Credit Unions, Exchanges and Clearing Houses, Securities Firms, Asset Managers, Insurance Companies, Industry Utilities and Associations and Payment Processors.
"For over 14 years we have provided the latest cyber security intelligence to our members and this agreement with Wapack Labs enables us to enhance our offerings to our membership," says William Nelson, president and CEO, FS-ISAC. "We work with a limited set of high value partners that share our mission to protect our industry from the latest threats. We look forward to delivering to our members targeted intelligence analysis that can become part of each member's comprehensive risk reduction strategy."
Wapack Labs began operations on April 01, 2013, and performs tailored threat intelligence and analysis services for Red Sky Alliance Corporation www.redskyalliance.org, the leading global information security collaborative.  Red Sky Alliance serves global companies from cross-industries.  Wapack Labs current clients include one of the G-8 nations' National Level Computer Emergency Response Team. 
"Moving forward as a key threat analysis and intelligence resource for the FS-ISAC allows us to assist the global community of financial institutions, and provides a broader range of cyber situational awareness for our both those members and our clients," stated Jeff Stutzman, CEO at Wapack Labs.
Typically, the threat analyses provided by Wapack Labs assists users to protect themselves against future advanced persistent threats, insider risk, cyber-based fraud, and theft of banking and finance information.
About Wapack Labs
Wapack Labs, located in the technology mills of Manchester, NH is a Cyber Threat Analysis and Intelligence organization supporting Red Sky Alliance and others. The Lab offers expert level targeted intelligence analysis answering some of the hardest questions in Cyber. The Lab developed and hosts the Red Sky Alliance automated threat intelligence and analysis databases (TIAD) and WhoisRecon. It has performed research, analysis and forensic for dozens of global companies in hundreds of international locations. More information on Wapack Labs can be found at www.wapacklabs.com.
The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, formed in 1999, is a member-owned non-profit and private financial sector initiative. It was designed and developed by its member institutions. Its primary function is to share timely, relevant and actionable physical and cyber security threat and incident information to enhance the ability of the financial services sector to prepare for, respond to, and mitigate the risk associated with these threats. Constantly gathering reliable and timely information between its members, and from financial services providers, commercial security firms, government agencies, law enforcement and other trusted resources, the FS-ISAC is uniquely positioned to quickly disseminate physical and cyber threat alerts and other critical information. This information includes analysis and recommended solutions from leading industry experts. Please visit our website (www.fsisac.com) for additional information.
Media Contact:
Jim McKee, CFO
Wapack Labs Corp.
SOURCE Wapack Labs Corporation