It’s Time to Start Thinking Like a Threat Hunter

June 17, 2019
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co-authored by Jake Munroe
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1 min read

We hear it from our customers or in conversations at trade shows all the time: It would be great to hunt cyberthreats, but there is simply not enough time or resources to pull it off effectively. Larger organizations with big security budgets often make hunting cyberthreats part of the incident response process or even have a dedicated threat hunting team. But for many organizations, it seems daunting to even know where to begin.

Despite these common challenges, threat hunting is incredibly important in today’s cyber landscape. A proactive cyberthreat hunting program can help analysts uncover unknown threats in the environment and gain a deeper understanding of the organization’s technical landscape. But the fact remains that getting a proactive and efficient threat hunting program off the ground can be a challenge for many organizations. What can they do to get started?

5 Tips for Building a Threat Hunting Program

A new SANS Spotlight titled “Thinking Like a Hunter: Implementing a Threat Hunting Program” dives into this challenge and explores how organizations can increase their maturity and start a successful threat hunting program. The paper provides a few key steps that security teams can follow to make their security more effective through threat hunting. Here are five key tips from the report.

Download “Thinking Like a Hunter: Implementing a Threat Hunting Program”

5 Tips for Building a Threat Hunting Program

John Pinkham
Product Marketing Manager for IBM Security Solutions

John Pinkham is a product marketing manager for the IBM Security Solutions team. John has experience in marketing security products and solutions through pro...
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