It’s time to face facts: Attackers are stealthy enough to evade your monitoring systems. If you’re sitting back waiting for alarms to go off, there’s a good chance you’re already hosed.
Despite spending more than $75 billion on security products and services, enterprises are frequently compromised, highly sensitive data is stolen, and the fallout can be devastating. Worse, enterprises don’t discover they’ve been breached for weeks to months after initial compromise, taking between 120 to 200 days on average to even detect an attack. That’s a six-month head start on reconnaissance and exploitation -- more time on your network than most of your recent hires.
Needless to say, existing approaches to threat detection aren’t working. It’s time to strap on your threat hunting gear and proactively look for malicious activity in your environment. Here’s a plan to track down threats.
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