Religious Groups Find Their Calling in Threat Sharing

Sean Lyngaas, @snlyngaas, writing in CyberScoop last week, wrote, “When it comes to protecting faith-based organizations from hackers, divine intervention will only get you so far.” Andy Jabbour, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Faith-Based Information Sharing and Analysis Center, says “And he’s right! Security, like other activities we may give prayer to, still requires active participation.”

Further, Sean says “When it comes to protecting faith-based organizations from hackers, divine intervention will only get you so far. Congregations, like any other collection of people, can benefit from trading threat intelligence to mitigate the spread of malware.

With that in mind, religious groups recently became the latest sector to create a threat-sharing hub by setting up the Faith-Based Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (FB-ISAO).”
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