How to Collect, Refine, Utilize and Create Threat Intelligence

Archived Published: 03 October 2016 ID: G00303822

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Threat intelligence has emerged as a key component of security architecture that helps technical professionals detect, triage and investigate threats and make their security architecture more resilient. This assessment compares types of threat intelligence data and outlines common usage patterns.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What Is Threat Intelligence?
    • Types of Threat Intelligence
      • Difference in TI Usage by Type
      • Sources of Threat Intelligence
    • Value of Threat Intelligence
      • Is Threat Intelligence for You?
    • Requirements for Threat Intelligence
    • Selecting Threat Intelligence Sources
      • Selecting Tactical Threat Intelligence Data Feeds
      • Selecting Strategic Threat Intelligence
    • Threat Intelligence Use Cases
      • Key Use Cases for TI
    • Develop Threat Intelligence Life Cycle
      • Using Threat Intelligence
      • Making Better Threat Intelligence — TI Fusion
      • Creating Your Own TI
    • Infuse Essential Security Processes With Threat Intelligence
      • Key Threat Intelligence Management Processes
      • Key Security Processes That Use Threat Intelligence
    • Define and Build Your Organization Intelligence Capabilities
      • How to Start Your TI Capabilities
      • Personnel Involved in Threat Intelligence
      • Threat Intelligence Platforms
    • Threat Intelligence Capability Maturity
      • Growing TI Maturity
      • Measure TI Value for Your Organization
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Guidance
  • The Details
    • Challenges With Defining Threat Intelligence
    • Sources of TI Data
      • Standards and Protocols Related to Threat Intelligence
    • Threat Intelligence Providers: An Overview
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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