What is threat hunting?
Threat hunting is a proactive approach to cybersecurity that aims to uncover and mitigate potential threats before they can cause harm. Unlike traditional security measures that focus on detecting and responding to known threats, threat hunting involves actively searching for indicators of compromise (IoCs) or suspicious activities within a network. This process requires a deep understanding of an organization’s systems and potential vulnerabilities, as well as the ability to think like a hacker. Threat hunters use various tools and techniques to collect and analyze data and search for anomalies or patterns that could indicate a potential threat.
Threat hunting offers several benefits. To begin, it helps uncover previously undetected threats that may have bypassed traditional security measures. By actively searching for threats, organizations can stay one step ahead of cybercriminals and prevent potential breaches. Additionally, threat hunting enables organizations to gain a deeper understanding of their network and security infrastructure, leading to improved overall security posture. It allows security teams to identify vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and weaknesses in their systems, helping them take necessary steps to mitigate risks.
Moreover, threat hunting enhances incident response capabilities by helping organizations detect and respond to threats in a timely manner, minimizing the potential impact and damage caused. By proactively hunting for threats, organizations can significantly reduce the likelihood of successful cyberattacks, safeguard their sensitive data, and protect their reputation in an ever-evolving threat landscape.
Netenrich offers subscription-based Threat Hunting Services (THS) to customers who use Resolution Intelligence Cloud™ and are looking to proactively detect and respond to cyber threats. Our team of skilled analysts and researchers provide timely insights and guidance, rule tuning, attack surface reviews, and more while training clients’ security teams on advanced threat hunting, detection, and response techniques. Our threat hunting services help organizations transform their security operations to a data-driven, risk-aligned, and highly automated threat management approach. Moreover, clients maintain control of their SOC. THS is not a not a managed “eyes on glass” service or SOC outsourcing. Services include weekly detailed threat hunting reports; meetings with Netenrich security leaders; detection, correlation, and enrichment tuning in Resolution Intelligence Cloud.