Cyber Threat Intelligence: Knowing What Specific Risks Your Business Should Address

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
human eye, digital technology
Tim Layton
Andy Tomaszewski
Shameka L. Walker


About SurfWatch Labs

SurfWatch Labs helps organizations and service providers quickly establish a strategic cyber threat intelligence operation that drives more effective use of their tactical defenses.

Founded in 2013 by former US Government intelligence analysts, SurfWatch Labs solutions provide a 360-degree view of cyber threats in the context of your business, along with practical and personalized support to create immediate insights and meaningful action. Combining useful analytics, applications and human expertise, SurfWatch solutions can be your off-the-shelf, cyber threat intelligence team or delivered as a comprehensive product suite that easily integrates with your existing cybersecurity operations.


About VT iDirect, Inc.

VT iDirect is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications, providing technology that enables our service provider and satellite operator partners to optimize their networks, differentiate their services and profitably expand their business. For more than 20 years, the VT iDirect organization has applied remarkable ingenuity to meet both the economic and technology challenges across the satellite industry. And today, our partners utilize iDirect technology to extend private networks to remote offices; provide mobile connectivity across land, sea and air; deliver high-speed broadband access in emerging nations; expand cellular networks to remote and rural areas; and support government and military communications.

The vast majority of people will have used or accessed iDirect’s satellite-based IP communications technology without even realizing it. For instance:

Last time you took a transcontinental flight you most likely experienced iDirect as an increasing number of commercial airlines now offer passengers Wi-Fi connectivity on flights using iDirect technology; this is just one area in which iDirect’s solutions are utilized on a global scale.

Been on a cruise recently and wondered how the ship had Internet connectivity even in the middle of the ocean? Over 50% of all maritime vessels are using iDirect’s solutions across a range of applications; from allowing operators real-time access to equipment telematics, to providing high-quality Internet connectivity to passengers and crew wherever they are in the world.

Satellite technology is one of the most rapidly developing sectors in the world today. With over 4 billion people expected to be connected by 2020 people and businesses are demanding connectivity and data whenever and wherever they are, very often beyond the confines of physical connections. The ”Internet of Things” is rapidly becoming more commonplace, and the majority of devices simply cannot be connected to a physical data connection.  With these new demand Satellite is emerging as a critical part of the global IP network delivering reliable, high quality connectivity across the globe. 


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