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Thales builds Europe’s cyber threat intelligence service with ThreatQuotient

May 25, 2023

Posted by: Shriya Raban

Cyrille Badeau of ThreatQuotient

London, UK. 23 May 2023 – ThreatQuotient, a security operations platform provider, and Thales, announced that Thales has standardised on the ThreatQ Platform to develop and scale its advanced, personalised, threat intelligence services. Thales now operates the Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) team in Europe and has elevated its CTI practice into a advantage, with a team of 50 threat intelligence and geopolitical analysts now delivering highly personalised threat intelligence to clients worldwide. The team utilises the ThreatQ Platform to deliver integrated, tailored, and prioritised threat intelligence drawn from expanding number of diverse threat data sources and cybersecurity tools. 

Thales advanced cybersecurity products are used by critical infrastructure organisations to enable proactive cyber defence in 68 countries worldwide. In 2016, the company sought to develop a future-proofed solution to incorporate threat data into its detection and response portfolio.

The solution had to be capable of scaling to integrate the volume of threat data sources, while also being able to curate and deliver timely intelligence based on each customer’s threat environment. Crucially, Thales wanted a solution that delivered actionable data for its internal security operations centres, and those of its clients. 

ThreatQuotient, and its flexible ThreatQ Platform, were selected due to: 

Ivan Fontarensky, technical director, CyberDetect and respond at Thales, underlines ThreatQ’s role in developing the company’s CTI practice: “Threat intelligence is mandatory and was essential to the ramp-up of our cybersecurity portfolio of solutions. We share a common vision with ThreatQuotient and, with the most mature platform on the market, we knew they could help us industrialise our intelligence model to support our needs worldwide.”

The Thales CTI team now works with the SOC teams and the Incident Response (IR) teams on:

Cyrille Badeau, vice president, international sales at ThreatQuotient, adds, “We are very proud of the part the ThreatQ Platform and the ThreatQuotient team have played in enabling Thales to establish and scale its pioneering cyber threat intelligence service. Our open platform allows Thales to adapt its intelligence model to each client, delivering timely, personalised CTI that puts them in a proactive position to deal with cyberthreats. Our relationship with Thales is a model partnership for sharing expertise that demonstrates how organisations can turn CTI into a strategic advantage for themselves and their customers.” 

Ivan Fontarensky concludes, “Our partnership with ThreatQuotient has helped us grow from a team of one to 50 in a few years and become the largest CTI provider in Europe. Today threat intelligence is strategic to our cybersecurity products and research and to our continued market leadership.”

Read the full Thales and ThreatQuotient story here.

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