Protecting a business – including its information and intellectual property, physical infrastructure, employees, and reputation – has become increasingly difficult. Online threats come from all sides: internal leaks and external adversaries; domestic hacktivists and overseas cybercrime syndicates; targeted threats and mass attacks. And these threats run the gamut from targeted to indiscriminate to entirely accidental.
Like many security trends and frameworks, the early stages of adoption often involve inconsistent definitions, challenges with justification and management communication and an unknown path to implementation. In this white paper, we:
- Review the current threatscape and why it requires this new approach
- Offer a clarifying definition of what cyber threat Intelligence is
- Describe how to communicate its value to the business and
- Lay out some concrete initial steps toward implementing Intelligence-Led Security