How to Select a Security Threat Intelligence Service

Archived Published: 23 September 2010 ID: G00206140


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High-quality, actionable information about the security threat environment requires specialized expertise and access that most enterprises cannot acquire cost-effectively themselves. Threat intelligence services can fill the gaps, but clients must assess their needs and providers' capabilities.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Security Threat Intelligence Services Defined
    • Who Uses Threat Intelligence Services, and Why?
    • Selecting the Right Service
    • Technical-Source Intelligence
    • Human-Source Intelligence
    • Infrastructure Content
    • Brand and Fraud Content
    • Identifying Which Segment You Need
    • An Overview of Threat Intelligence Service Providers
    • Drawbacks of Threat Intelligence Services
    • The Bottom Line
  • Recommended Reading
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