In the past year, security strategies and practices have been tested like no other. Rapidly accelerated digital transformations, opportunistic phishing campaigns, discontinuity of information security operations and financial constraints are creating the perfect storm in a COVID-19-disrupted world. CISOs who understand these challenges and can pivot their security approach can help their organizations to emerge stronger.
Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence (Accenture CTI) has been creating relevant, timely and actionable threat intelligence for more than 20 years. Now, following the acquisitions of Context1 in March 2020 and Seattle-based Security of Things company, Deja vu Security2 in June 2019, Accenture Security has gained an additional 20 years’ intelligence reporting and deep expertise in the techniques, tools and methods for securing connected devices and Internet of Things (IoT) networks. The cyber threat intelligence team, referred to in this report as Accenture CTI, provides IT security and business operations with actionable and relevant decision support.