Today's episode features a recording from a live event that we hosted on 24 August, aka Independence Day for Ukraine.
Six months since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Dmytro Korzhevin, a senior threat intelligence researcher, JJ Cummings, Talos' national intelligence principal, and Ashlee Benge, a strategic intelligence lead, provided insights into their past few months of work in the region.
The discussion primarily focused on the resiliency of Ukrainians, who have worked tirelessly over the years to transform their cybersecurity capabilities. Ukrainian infrastructure has largely stayed operational and, in most cases, exceeded expectations. It seems to have baffled most pundits, but for those that have spent years working in Ukraine, it’s no surprise about the levels of dedication and commitment to protecting their critical infrastructure from those that would do it harm.
The team also covered how groundwork laid years ago is paying dividends now during the war, as well as an update on the types of cyber threats we’re observing, including the deployment of the GoMet backdoor.
You can watch the video version of this event on the Talos blog which is also where you can access relevant resources and articles.