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LookingGlass Sponsors ESG White Paper and Webcast on Keys to Successfully Operationalizing Threat Intelligence

Reston, Virginia – September 28, 2016 – LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, a leader in threat intelligence driven security, announces an Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) white paper and webcast on “Operationalizing Threat Intelligence” with ESG Senior Principal Analyst, Jon Oltsik.

ESG research suggests that enterprise organizations are increasingly using threat intelligenceThreat Intelligence: Evidence-based knowledge about an existing hazard designed to help organizations make inform decisions regarding their response to the threat. programs to enhance network security, incident response, supply chain management, and centralized threat intelligence analysis. Yet, in spite of the positive steps that enterprises are taking, threat intelligence programs are often challenging to use and immature. ESG provides insights on steps that can be taken to improve both security and operations.

“Security teams are focusing on becoming more efficient and effective at incident prevention, detection and response. By creating systems and processes that orchestrate threat intelligence, cybersecurity personnel can improve analyst’s workflow and incident remediation so their organizations can be better prepared to operationalize threat intelligence.” – Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group

In the ESG Solution Showcase white paper, ESG states that CISOs want to improve their use of threat intelligence in order to maximize benefits and increase efficiency in people, processes and technology. ESG writes that based upon research, four key components of operationalizing threat intelligence include:

  • Improving threat intelligence quality
  • Consolidating threat intelligence analysis into a common platform
  • Integrating threat intelligence with internal security monitoring systems
  • Using threat intelligence for real-time risk mitigation.

During the webcast, now available on demand, Jon Oltsik discusses the topic alongside AJ Shipley, Vice President of Products at LookingGlass. Jon outlines the following research results on the state of the threat intelligence market for enterprise organizations:

  • 72% plan to increase spending on their threat intelligence programs over the next 12 to 18 months
  • 69% regularly use 6 or more different external threat intelligence sources as part of their threat intelligence programs
  • 60% claim that 25 employees or more review threat intelligence as part of their day-to-day responsibilities
  • 55% plan to collect, process, and analyze additional external threat intelligence over the next 12 to 24 months

“LookingGlass simplifies the complexity of threat intelligence operations by offering the best threat-centric security solutions and services. We architect these solutions to integrate well with customer’s existing security infrastructures and work flows. LookingGlass makes it much easier for security teams to identify and focus on the risks that are most relevant and critical to their business operations.” – A.J. Shipley, Vice President of Products, LookingGlass Cyber Solutions

For more information about the ESG white paper and webcast, visit https://www.lookingglasscyber.com/ESG.

About LookingGlass Cyber Solutions

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions delivers comprehensive threat intelligence-driven security through a scalable solution portfolio of machine readable threat intelligence (MRTI), a threat intelligence management platform with 100+ data sources transformed into global Internet and threat intelligence, network-based threat mitigation, and threat intelligence services. By addressing risks across structured Indicators of Compromise (IoCs), unstructured and open source data (OSINT), internal network telemetry, and network-based threat mitigation, customers gain unprecedented understanding into threats that may impact their business including cyber, physical assets, and third party partners. Prioritized, relevant and timely insights enable customers to operationalize threat intelligence in an effective and efficient way throughout the threat lifecycle. For more information, visit https://www.lookingglasscyber.com/

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