What are the biggest issues for IT pros looking for intelligence on cyber threats? According to ESG Research, the intelligence isn’t timely enough or accurate enough, and it doesn’t come in any kind of standard format that would make it actionable in any sort of efficient manner. Enter Facebook. Jon Oltsick argues in NetworkWorld that the company’s ThreatExchange, which is now being used by 90 organizations such as Yahoo, Microsoft, Dropbox and PayPal, is the solution the tech industry has been waiting for. “Facebook knows how to collect, process and categorize massive quantities of data,” he writes. “If Facebook marries its technology prowess with a true cybersecurity commitment, it could achieve a similar leadership position by reinventing threat intelligence sharing.”
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