What Is Security Intelligence? Here’s What Your Business Leaders Want to Know


Every so often, a new phrase or buzzword does the rounds for a bit before it goes off to join the other forgotten buzzwords in the sky, only to be recalled at corporate parties for a laugh, or to gauge how long someone has been in the trade. However, a select few remain firmly embedded in the security lexicon because of the way they continuously enrich our lives and businesses. Security intelligence is a phrase with such staying power.

What Is Security Intelligence?

Security intelligence is actionable threat data compiled from security information and event management (SIEM), user behavior analytics (UBA), log management, and other tools and sources to aid incident response planning and decision-making around data breaches.