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Threat intelligence needs to grow up

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Aug 13, 2015.

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    Security teams are overwhelmed with a massive amount of threat data. While a decade ago no one was talking about threat intelligence except government agencies, organizations are now bombarded with threat data leaving them challenged with identifying what is relevant.

    Aggregating that data requires a shift in mindset and a maturing of threat intelligence in order to better mitigate risks.

    Experts say that collecting data for the purposes of having data does no good and can actually detract from a security intelligence program by using up time and man power to analyze data that is most often noise rather than real indicators of threat.

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    If the long-term goal of enterprises is to have mature threat intelligence programs, they need to conduct an internal risk assessment and design a plan of action.

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