Hackers today are more sophisticated and coordinated than the dark, hooded figures often portrayed in movies. Threat hunting is critical to spot threats before they cause damage on the network.
A level 3 security analyst announced he'll be taking a six-month leave due to "seriously fatigued fingers" and "a wonky eye" resulting from his daily activities to ensure data security and compliance.
Many vendors at RSAC 2019 boasted of their advanced and even automated threat hunting capabilities, but it's important to understand the difference between true threat hunting and marketing jargon.
Cybersecurity industry leaders should define a new threat intelligence model that is three-dimensional, nonlinear, rooted in elementary number theory and that applies vector calculus.
By combining repeatable processes for threat hunting with intelligent solutions and skilled analysts, organizations can improve threat response and protect their most critical assets.
The concept of mutually assured destruction (MAD) has historically prevented nuclear war, but threat actors' advanced obfuscation techniques have made cyber deterrence difficult if not impossible.
By conducting regular and comprehensive cyberthreat hunting, organizations can stay one step ahead of malicious actors and soften the blow of a data breach.
Threat hunting is a complex and labor-intensive task, but it can go a long way toward helping your organization detect APTs before they can cause damage to the network.
Security ecosystems and threat hunting techniques have evolved since the introduction of SIEM more than 15 years ago. Is your security intelligence strategy up to date?
To build a successful threat hunting program, you must thoroughly understand who might attack your organization, what these malicious actors might be after and what tactics they'll use to get it.