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Context-Aware Security and Intelligence-Sharing Concepts Merge to Create Intelligence-Aware Security Controls

Published: 13 March 2014

ID: G00261239

Analyst(s): Eric Ahlm , Lawrence Pingree , Ruggero Contu


This document provides a framework for intelligence-aware security controls and explores the current intelligence-awareness capabilities of major security providers.

Table Of Contents


  • The Current State of Intelligence Sharing
  • The Future of Intelligence-Aware Shared-Response Infrastructure
  • Differences Between the IASC Framework and SIEM Tools
  • Vendor Examples of IASC Level 5 Intelligence-Sharing Infrastructure (aka "Hubs")
    • McAfee
    • Cisco
    • Juniper Networks
  • Vendor Examples of IASC Level 5 Security Controls
    • FireEye NX Web and EX Email Appliances
    • McAfee Advanced Threat Defense Appliance

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