The “commercialization” of cyber crime has created a thriving illicit industry. Attacks, increasingly sophisticated and innovative, often bypass detection by even the most cutting-edge cyber security defense programs.
A proactive defense posture, based on pertinent threat intelligence, is required. Value derived from threat intelligence programs, however, largely depends on how well it is integrated into the organization. The truth is that the vast majority of commercial organizations that establish a cyber threat intelligence capability are rarely able to truly impact decision making and operations.