Back when I began my security career, cyber threat intelligence (CTI) was considered the “standard” for intelligence in the commercial sector. It’s easy to see why: CTI’s indicator-centric approach remains integral to the success of any network defense or perimeter security initiative. However, these use cases are where the benefits of CTI begin and end. Addressing today’s volatile threat landscape requires strategic insights and enterprise-wide collaboration, which is why Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) is quickly dethroning CTI as the new intelligence standard.
Unlike its predecessor, BRI provides a decision advantage that supports not just cybersecurity teams but all business functions across the enterprise. So, how does BRI work? How does it compare to CTI? And what makes a BRI program successful? Here’s what you need to know:
Focus on risk
The simplest way to differentiate between these two types of intelligence is to recognize that while CTI helps detect individual cyber threats, BRI,