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Use case : enough visibility into Allied Bank ’ s digital asset inventory . We wanted to be able to see what digital inventory information was out there and to be alerted if any anomalies were detected ,” added Ejaz .
Proactively protect the bank ’ s brand , employees and clients from cyberthreats .
Challenge :
Lack of visibility and actionable intelligence to identify threats and inform security decisions .
Solution :
The team also recognized the opportunity to improve its threat-hunting capabilities with more targeted threat intelligence . Allied Bank already had threat intelligence feeds coming from different publicly available resources but correlating this data and analyzing it in the context of threat activity within the financial industry was time-consuming , error-prone and not all-encompassing . The team wanted enriching and enhanced intelligence on a consolidated platform .
The Recorded Future Intelligence Cloud , including :
• Brand Intelligence
• Threat Intelligence
• SecOps Intelligence
After evaluating several intelligence vendors , Allied Bank chose Recorded Future . “ Unlike other competitors , the main differentiating reason that we selected Recorded Future was the huge amount of sources from which they are gathering intelligence ,” said Ejaz .
Outcomes :
• Confidently prioritize threat remediation based on industry-specific intelligence
• Automate intelligence workflows to identify active threats and take mitigating actions
• Proactively monitor and respond to threats against external attack surface
• Identify and take down phishing websites used in attacks
Recorded Future provides a comprehensive view of Allied Bank ’ s threat landscape through a combination of automated analytics , human-finished analysis from Recorded Future ’ s research division Insikt Group and advanced querying capabilities . The Recorded Future Intelligence Graph automatically fuses together billions of entities and delivers original research to dynamically categorize , link and analyze intelligence . This arms the security team with easy-to-consume insights that are integrated into Allied Bank ’ s existing SIEM and security workflows .
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