Preemptive Defense Starts with Real-Time Threat Intelligence
A successful data breach leaves most security leaders feeling blindsided. Attacks can come through a third party with access to your critical systems, new applications deployed without SecOps oversight, or from an unpatched vulnerability. If only you could anticipate an attack and proactively respond to curb any resulting damage.
Empower Analysts to Prevent a Data Breach
It’s not a pipedream. Real-time threat intelligence is not curated reports or fragments of information scrapped off the dark web. If it's real-time, you can view external traffic from malicious sources. This missing link enables you to turn your threat analysts into a critical layer of proactive cyber defense.
“We are able to actively track the bad guys better and put protections in place before
they’re able to get in. We have become less reactive because we are not only able to
predict more, but we are able to predict better. Lead Security Analyst, Fortune 10 Retail Organization
Security leaders employ threat reconnaissance tactics to know when they are a target of attack. With visibility into malicious communications, analysts can trace activity back to the source, map threat actors’ infrastructures, and monitor it for changes.
Preemptive Cyber Defense Pays Off
When analysts are paired with the right threat and risk platforms, investing in a threat-hunting function pays back in terms of reduced risk and strain on resources and budget.
“Our whole team doesn’t have to focus on what is getting into our network because we are making sure that nothing bad gets in. Even if [a threat actor] did get into our network, they most likely couldn’t talk out. We are in the prevention business now— not the reactive business.” Lead security analyst, Fortune 10 Retail Organization
The cost of a data breach has risen to $4.5M for a publicly disclosed breach. This figure does not include the cost of customer loyalty and brand reputation. The ability to actively perform reconnaissance on the bad actors that persistently target your company and partners is critical to an effective cybersecurity and risk reduction strategy.