A good threat model does more than tell an organization how adversaries will attack their systems and assets. It can also identify previously unknown vulnerabilities, gauge how much risk a company is incurring, allow war gaming of different security scenarios and estimate the collateral effects of different mitigation strategies in advance, instead of on the fly during an ongoing attack.
But companies can’t reap those benefits if they don’t have a model in the first place, or if they develop one under the wrong conditions. And many don't: A 2019 survey conducted by Deloitte found that just 47 percent of c-suite leaders said they are doing threat analysis and modeling at least once a quarter.
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