What Threat Intelligence Really Means

Right now, adversaries are plotting attacks against organizations on the dark web and in underground communities. Security analysts need a reliable “ear the ground” that enables them to anticipate, and proactively disrupt, threat actors’ plans.

The Solution Is Elite Threat Intelligence

Threat intelligence empowers defenders to perform their most important functions, from identifying who most actively threatens their organization and industry, to understanding attackers’ motives and targets, to investigating TTPs and tracking the macrotrends that affect the organization. To be effective, however, threat intelligence must include the context analyst need to connect the dots.

Definition of Threat Intelligence

Definition: Threat intelligence is precision security intelligence that eliminates manual research while providing context on who is attacking your organization, the threat actor’s motivations and capabilities, and the indicators of compromise to look for in your systems.

Threat intelligence from Recorded Future is gathered from underground communities and correlated with an unrivaled quantity and variety of sources from the surface web. It is then enriched by world-class analysts and integrated directly into your workflows. As a result, security analysts gain a powerful ability to see, understand, and disrupt their most formidable adversaries.

By providing real-time, searchable threat intelligence in a single-pane-of-glass view and via customizable alerts, Recorded Future empowers you to:

  • Conduct faster research and better reporting
  • Detect and validate incidents with context
  • Collaborate easily across security teams
  • Shine a light into the dark web

Get the “Security Intelligence Handbook”

Download the latest edition of “The Security Intelligence Handbook” to learn how precision threat intelligence empowers teams with unprecedented context. Use it to understand the enemy, create risk models to weigh attack probabilities against their potential financial cost, and make fast, confident decisions.

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