Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Standards, Regulations & Compliance , Threat Intelligence

Analysis: Updates to STIX, TAXII Standards

Allan Thomson of LookingGlass Describes Enhancements
Allan Thomson, chief technology officer, LookingGlass

The STIX and TAXII standards for threat intelligence interchange have undergone a major upgrade to v2.0. LookingGlass CTO Allan Thomson, who's been closely involved in their development, describes the role of these enhanced standards.

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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore, Thomson discusses:

  • STIX and TAXII v2.0;
  • Recommendations for breaking down threat intel silos;
  • The challenges of operationalizing threat intel.

As the CTO at LookingGlass, Thomson leads technical strategy, architecture and product development. Previously, he served as principal engineer at Cisco Systems.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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