Threat Management

Threat intelligence: Security pros identify top benefits

Threat intelligence is a critical element of securing the modern digital landscape. According to participants of CyberRisk Alliance Business Intelligence studies conducted in June and November 2022, threat intelligence is critical to arm Security Operations Center (SOC) and Incident Response teams with the data needed to make timely, informed decisions that prevent system downtime, thwart the theft of confidential data, and protect intellectual property. 

This infographic from the report captures the specific benefits of threat intelligence, as cited by survey respondents. Atop the list of benefits: Access to more advanced data streams, real-time detection capabilities and operational efficiency.

Download the full report: Threat Intelligence: Critical in the Fight Against Cyber Attacks, But Tough to Master

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner is VP of Content Strategy at CyberRisk Alliance — an InfoSec content strategist, researcher, director, tech writer, blogger and community builder. He was formerly director of research at IANS, senior writer/content strategist at Sophos, senior tech writer for Akamai Technology’s Security Intelligence Research Team (Akamai SIRT), managing editor for and senior writer for

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