Struggling to Keep Up with an Evolving Cyber Threat Landscape? You’re Not Alone
According to our 2017 Forrester survey, firms are struggling to keep up with an ever-evolving threat landscape. Here’s how to stay ahead of the wave.
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In the Buckeye State, An Innovative Cybersecurity Collaboration Experiment Takes Root
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Ohio Companies Unite to Share Threat Intelligence
The attackers need to only succeed once; the defenders must succeed constantly. The attackers share weapons and methods continuously; the defenders are often isolated silos of private knowledge that comes only from the attacks against themselves. Threat intelligence sharing between the defenders is a primary method of reducing the attackers' inherent asymmetric advantage. But intelligence sharing is difficult, comprising both human and technology problems. The human element is largely around 'trust' -- with whom can you share potentially sensitive commercial information...these problems have been successfully tackled by seven Fortune 500 companies in Columbus Ohio...The Columbus Collaboratory...is an example to other regions where different companies can come together and share their threat intelligence, safely, securely, compliant with data protection regulations, and with no three-letter agency inhibitions." Read the full piece
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