Gartner Research

Formally Defining Security’s Threat Management Program

Published: 15 July 2018

ID: G00346033

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


The best CISOs formally define a threat management program to better anticipate and manage threats facing the organization. Such a program consists of at least three core activities: threat intelligence, threat modeling, and security analytics.

Table Of Contents

Defining Threat Management

The Five Capabilities of Threat Management

Three Core Threat Management Capabilities

Two Additional Threat Management Capabilities

Visualizing Threat Management in Action

Understanding the Core Threat Management Process

The Role of Hunting and Campaign Tracking in Threat Management

An Important Note on Attacker Attribution and Its Role in Campaign Tracking

Connecting Threat Management to the Broader Information Security Function


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