New AlienVault Research Finds 76% of Security Professionals Believe Sharing Threat Intelligence Is a Moral Responsibility
Organizations Increasingly Adopting Threat Intelligence to Support this Obligation, and Better Detect and Respond to Threats
AlienVault®, a provider of Unified Security Management™ (USM) and crowdsourced threat intelligence, has released the results of a study that looks at the current state of threat intelligence. AlienVault polled 222 security professionals at Black Hat 2016 to learn how their security teams have changed over the last two years, how the security landscape has evolved over the past 12 months, and how they are incorporating threat intelligence into their malware defense strategies.
- Respondents state that their security teams are growing, as the number of security incidents over the past year have reportedly increased.
- An overwhelming majority of respondents (76%) believe that the security industry has a moral responsibility to share threat intelligence.
- The adoption of crowdsourced platforms for threat intelligence sharing has increased by almost five times since 2015.
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