Proofpoint is proud to introduce our new TAP Threat Intelligence Summary—a free resource for all Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) customers. You can access it through the TAP Threat Insight Dashboard, which provides detailed insights into threat actors’ tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). These insights can help your security team develop more effective mitigation strategies.
In this post, we explain how you can use the integrated global and vertical threat intelligence in Proofpoint TAP to improve your security posture.
Understanding the TAP Threat Insights Dashboard
Today’s cyber threats are more sophisticated than ever. That’s why businesses of all sizes need a comprehensive threat intelligence strategy. When security teams have access to the latest external threat intelligence, they can identify risks and address threats before they cause any damage.
The Proofpoint TAP Dashboard is a powerful platform with a wide range of tools for managing and monitoring threats. An intuitive interface helps you manage security events and alerts. And powerful search and filtering tools help you quickly find and analyze security events based on criteria, like threat actor, severity and impact.
Using Threat Intelligence Summary reports in the TAP Dashboard
The new Threat Intelligence Summary in Proofpoint TAP’s Threat Insight dashboard delivers accessible, actionable global threat intelligence. It features executive-level news as well as global and vertical threat overviews to keep your security teams informed about what’s happening in the email threat landscape.
The following reports are included:
Global Threat Insights
Global Threat Insights are a curated list of the most important news in the email threat landscape. Compiled by the Proofpoint Premium Threat Intelligence Service (PTIS), it highlights topics like zero-day exploits and the latest high-profile malware, vulnerabilities and campaigns. It also recommends ways to reduce your risk of a breach.
Global Threat Insights in the TAP Threat Intelligence Summary.
Top Global Campaigns
The Top Global Campaigns report is updated daily. It includes information about the top campaigns that Proofpoint customers around the globe are seeing. This window into threat landscape trends can provide an early warning of emerging threats. Your team can use this data to take proactive measures to protect your business.
Top Global Campaigns in the TAP Threat Intelligence Summary.
Threat Landscape Overview reports (global and vertical)
These reports provide vital situational awareness. You can see how your business compares with other businesses in your vertical. This insight helps you understand your true risk level, so you can adjust your security to cover you where it’s most needed. Charts offer views for email threat activity by family, malware and actor, and they provide side-by-side comparisons against your own threat activity.
Threat Landscape Overview (Global) by Top Families in the TAP Threat Intelligence Summary.
Threat Landscape Overview (Vertical) by Top Malware in the TAP Threat Intelligence Summary.
Global Malicious Threat Volume Trend
This report shows you how your threat activity compares to global and vertical trends.
Global Malicious Message Volume Trend overview in the TAP Threat Intelligence Summary.
Vertical Malicious Message Volume Trend report in the TAP Threat Intelligence Summary.
Global Top 5 Vulnerabilities
Data from Proofpoint Emerging Threat’s global network comes from 4,000 sensors across more than 80 countries. It highlights the vulnerabilities (by CVE) with the largest percentage growth of exploit attempts. With this data, your security team can ensure that their environments are patched and protected against the most active exploits.
Global Top 5 Vulnerabilities shown in the TAP Threat Intelligence Summary.
Insights that strengthen your security posture
Today’s threats are rapidly evolving. You need a comprehensive threat intelligence strategy to keep your business safe. The Proofpoint TAP Threat Insights Dashboard provides essential tools for proactively managing and monitoring security threats. With advanced threat intelligence features, Proofpoint TAP gives security teams just what they need to identify risks and address threats before they cause any damage.
Learn more about the Threat Intelligence Summary and Threat Insight Dashboard in Proofpoint TAP.