CTA intelligence sharing is grounded in 5 guiding principles:
FOR THE GREATER GOOD
We protect customers, strengthen critical infrastructure, and defend the digital ecosystem.
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE
We prevent, identify, and disrupt malicious activity by rapidly sharing timely, actionable intelligence.
We reward context sharing to identify an indicator and provide useful information about it.
We attribute intelligence to the member who submits it, but anonymize any and all victim and sensitive data.
YOU MUST GIVE TO RECEIVE
We require all members to share a minimum amount of intelligence with the alliance to prevent the free-rider problem.
OUR AREAS OF FOCUS
In addition to our topic-specific working groups that address ad hoc challenges or opportunities, CTA maintains several standing committees:
ALGORITHM & INTELLIGENCE
Oversees the sharing algorithm and platform to incentivize valuable sharing.
Supports new member recruitment and reviews all membership applications for approval.
Informs marketing and PR activities in support of the CTA's mission and objectives.
PUBLIC POLICY & STANDARDS
Serves as an advocacy arm to inform policy initiatives.
FINANCE & AUDIT
Provides budget oversight and serves an internal audit function.
SECURITY & OPERATIONS
Enhances and secures the CTA Platform and infrastructure.