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Alexandrea Berninger

Global Security Intelligence Analyst on IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS)

    Alexandrea Berninger is a Global Security Intelligence Analyst on IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) and brings over nine years of intelligence experience to her role. She started her career as an intelligence analyst for the United States Air Force prior to joining IBM. In her role at IBM, she will work closely with the Incident Response team within IRIS to research and analyze cyber threat actors and their tactics, techniques, and procedures to deliver actionable intelligence to protect clients and inform the community.

    Written By Alexandrea Berninger

    How a Cyberattack Framework Can Help Reduce Risk at All Levels, Part 4

    Even after a successful attack, security teams can still minimize the financial and reputational damage associated with a breach by following the IBM X-Force cyberattack framework.

    How a Cyberattack Framework Can Help Reduce Risk at All Levels, Part 3

    An attacker who gains access won't necessarily walk away with an organization's proprietary data. Here's how a cyberattack framework can help you subvert an attacker already in a network.

    How a Cyberattack Framework Can Help Reduce Risk at All Levels, Part 2

    In the external reconnaissance and launch attack phases of the X-Force IRIS cyberattack preparation framework, threat actors look for vulnerabilities and tailor their attacks to exploit them.

    How the IBM X-Force IRIS Cyberattack Framework Helps Security Teams Reduce Risk at All Levels, Part 1

    The IBM X-Force IRIS cyberattack preparation and execution frameworks aim to help security teams predict threat actors' motives and tactics and communicate security intelligence more clearly.

    IBM X-Force IRIS Uncovers Active Business Email Compromise Campaign Targeting Fortune 500 Companies

    IBM X-Force IRIS observed a widespread business email compromise (BEC) campaign targeting many Fortune 500 companies that exploits flaws in common accounts payable processes.