Threat Intelligence is by far one of the most over-used buzz words in the security industry. Many professionals have very mixed feelings about Threat Intelligence feeds as well. This discussion is around how LogRhythm’s internal security team utilizes Threat Intelligence to operationalize efficiently and streamline Security Operations processes and help improve an organization’s defenses. We will show how you can generate your own Threat Intelligence and create information sharing loops within like industries to fully realize the team's defensive capabilities. On top of the technical aspects around building out a good Threat Intel program, we will discuss how to manage this from a leadership perspective and get buy-in from the top. Most importantly, once these systems are in place, how we can show value to leadership using key performance indicators and leverage this to improve the overall security program.