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4 MUST-HAVE FEATURES OF A THREAT ANALYTICS STRATEGY
Just three years ago the Wannacry Ransomware targeted more than 200,000 systems on the first day of its release. It continued to propagate until it eventually infiltrated the computer systems of government organizations and multiple large organizations across 150 countries. In the UK, the entire National Health Services (NHS) was brought to an abrupt halt. Many organizations saw the attack as a warning that they needed to raise their threat analytics game. Experts advised focusing on five different dimensions:
Long-term threat analysis requires a structure that assigns prominence to the details relevant to specific threats. Threat models are essentially continually stored threat reports that act as a reference database to be used by threat management experts. Threat models promote consistency and reduce the negative effects of preconceived notions. The index of success rate is also incremental with an effective threat model, thus forming an integral part of any threat analytics strategy.
Solutions Transitioning to the Cloud
It is essential today that threat combat technologies have the agility to prepare for data that is on-site, in transit or in the cloud.