How Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Helps Organizations Stay Ahead of Exploits

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Minimize attacker’s ability to isolate targets

Isolated victims are the most attractive targets for criminal activity. Participating in the sharing of threat intelligence – whether as a contributor or as a consumer – eliminates this isolation. When intelligence is shared, you gain insight into potential attacks and techniques that could do your business tremendous harm.

When developing a vulnerability strategy, it is important to think through the “what if” scenarios that an organization needs to defend against. However, if an organization is only taking into consideration its own knowledge of potential threats, then the plan will likely be incomplete.

In this slideshow, AlienVault, provider of Unified Security Management™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, examines how to use crowd-sourced data to strengthen vulnerability management strategies to stay ahead of exploits.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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