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Security Alliance expands threat intelligence service provision in Asia


Today, Security Alliance announces its growing commitment to the provision of cyber threat intelligence services in the Asia region by extending its current Europe, Middle East and Africa membership of CREST (www.crest-approved.org) to include Asia coverage.

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Intelligence led security testing

The Benefits of Intelligence-led Security Testing


The UK’s Ministry of Defence defines intelligence as the directed and co-ordinated acquisition and analysis of information to assess capabilities, intent and opportunities for exploitation by decision-makers at all levels.

Information, on the other hand, is defined as unprocessed data of every description that may be used in the production of intelligence.

I describe intelligence as actionable information

The key question to ask when presented with ‘intelligence’ is:

“what can I do with it?”

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Security Alliance achieves CBEST Threat Intelligence provider status



Security Alliance has achieved CBEST Threat Intelligence provider status. CBEST is a ground-breaking and targeted cyber assessment scheme, created and run by the Bank of England.

This accreditation recognises Security Alliance’s competency in delivering cyber threat intelligence services to the Finance sector.

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