Gartner Research

Controls Framework for Advanced Threats (Alpha Company*)

Published: 19 August 2014

ID: G00339115

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


By aligning controls with a threat-based framework, such as the kill chain, Alpha Company* can more easily conduct gap analysis for advanced threats. Alpha Company uses ISO 27001, SANS, and its existing controls as guides for cataloging capabilities, which can be displayed more clearly along the kill chain. The kill chain framework reveals comprehensiveness and depth of coverage for maturity planning efforts.

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