They say, “hindsight is 20/20,” because it’s always easier to see the “would’ve”, “should’ve,” “could’ve’s” after the fact.
Seeing the holes, the cracks and the mistakes in a security plan after a breach has occurred, is much easier than seeing them beforehand. Or is it? Wouldn’t it be nice to have that same 20/20 vision before disaster strikes? Threat intelligence can provide this and more.
Here are some staggering statics:
- Attackers are breaking through traditional safeguards everyday.
- The average time to detect an Advanced Persistence Threat is 256 days.
- The average cost is $6.5M.
In the past, security analysts faced a lack of data to identify potential incidents. Today’s problem is more likely to be information overload as internal logs are combined with a plethora of external threat intelligence feeds. How is an analyst to know if they have the right threat intelligence, or if they can even take action on it?
Fortunately, IBM Security, through their world-class IBM Watson based research, have an actionable threat intelligence solution to help you address these problems. Through their proprietary network of collectors and collaborative platform, you can discover how application vulnerabilities, spam threats and malware campaigns are evolving—based on latest observations.
From threat observables like IP and URL reputation scoring to block risky connections to higher-order intelligence on malware and phishing campaigns, open standards make it easy to integrate threat intelligence into your existing security solutions. A threat intelligence solution from IBM can help you:
- Quickly investigate indicators of compromise to prioritize decision making
- Spend fewer staff hours on security investigations
- Integrate threat intelligence seamlessly into your existing security solutions
You know the needs of your organization better than anyone, but some clients tell us they struggle to prioritize all the data coming into their security solutions. They also have a tough time working together as a team to investigate incidents. IBM’s World Class solutions and Flagship’s security experts can help. Schedule a consultation with Flagship to learn more about a cohesive, comprehensive, proactive approach to cybersecurity with threat intelligence.
If you are in the Tampa area, and would like to learn more about how to get 20/20 vision with IBM Watson for cybersecurity, attend our upcoming event at a Yankee’s pre-season game!
When? Wed, March 15, 5:00 PM – Presentation, 6:35 PM – Game Time
Where? George M. Steinbrenner Field, 3rd Base Bull Pen, Club Seating, 1 Steinbrenner Dr., Tampa, FL 33614
Who’s playing? Philadelphia Phillies Vs. New York Yankees
View the invitation: http://bit.ly/2l4MARS
Register at: www.flagshipsg.com/3-15
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