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Navigating Today’s Threat Landscape

Abstract

Today’s threat landscape is often compared to a high stakes game of whac-a-mole: just as security professionals focus on thwarting one mole-like threat, others are already popping up. Security threats emerge at a dizzying speed and security professionals are often left reeling as the threat landscape changes around them. A vital tool in understanding these changes has been historical threat reporting. Historical threat reports summarize events related to security threats over a fixed period of time. There are legions of historical threat reports available; a Google search for “cyber security threat report” yields over three million results. These reports may cover general cyber security threats ...

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