The security industry is talking a lot about threat intelligence; external information that a company can leverage to understand where potential threats are knocking on the door and might have already perpetrated the network boundaries. Conversations with many CERTs have shown that we have to stop relying on knowledge about how attacks have been conducted in the past and start 'hunting' for signs of compromises and anomalies in our own environments.
In this presentation we explore how the decade old field of security visualization has emerged. We show how we have applied advanced analytics and visualization to create our own threat intelligence and investigated lateral movement in a Fortune 50 company.
Visualization. Data science. No machine learning. But pretty pictures.
Here is a blog post I wrote a bit ago about the general theme of internal threat intelligence: