As prominent attacks continue to dominate the headlines, security teams are under pressure to detect and respond to malicious activity faster than ever before. Our book “The Defender’s Advantage” harnesses Mandiant’s expertise, detailing the steps security organizations should take to activate and mature their Cyber Defenses against the latest threats.
The average ransom payment in Q1 2021
65.5% of organizations still disseminate CTI through email or asynchronous documents such as spreadsheets
41% of incidents investigated by Mandiant in 2020 stemmed from external notification
What is the Defender’s Advantage?
The Defender's Advantage is the concept that organizations are defending against attacks in their own environment. This provides a fundamental advantage arising from the fact that they have control over the landscape where they will meet their adversaries. Organizations struggle to capitalize on this advantage.
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• Guidance on how to build, activate and mature a robust Cyber
• A deeper understanding of the six critical functions of Cyber Defense
and how they work in harmony to resist attacks and minimize the
impact of a compromise
• Best practices for responding to compromise and incident remediation
• Steps to comprehensively integrate threat intelligence throughout
your Cyber Defense functions
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The Functions of Cyber Defense
Cyber Defense is one of four closely integrated Information Security domains, tasked to enable organizations to continue operating despite the threats they face. The Defender’s Advantage executive summary gives readers an introduction to Cyber Defense and its 6 key functions. Learn how the Intelligence, Hunt, Respond, Command and Control, Detect and Validate functions work together to significantly reduce the risk and impact of cyber attacks and why your security organization should be optimizing each one into your environment.
David Lindquist, Managed Defense Operations Manager, Mandiant
Chris Key, Chief Product Officer, Mandiant
Andrew Close, Principal Consultant, Intelligence Capability Development, Mandiant
SANS CTI Survey 2021
Mandiant M-Trends 2021
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Six Functions to Activate to Improve Your Cyber Defenses
With many security professionals and vendors focussing on security tools and SOC activities, it is easy to neglect the broader scope of an organization’s cyber security mission. Our latest blog post looks beyond the SOC, breaking Cyber Defense down into six integrated functions that enable security teams to capitalize on their Defender’s Advantage.