In the last decade, security professionals used the indicators of compromise (IoC) as the first signal to detect cyber attacks or data breaches. They set up alert criteria to spot IoCs, which in turn helped them to detect an ongoing attack. However, as the attacks became more sophisticated,  security professionals have  updated  their security strategy and formulated indicators of attack (IoA), which detect attack patterns by correlating business contextual information with the events occurring within their network.

While IoCs play a vital role in the reactive defense strategy, IoAs are crucial for proactive defense strategy. Read this whitepaper written by our security expert to understand: 

Read this guide and get to know the:

  • The difference between IoC and IoA.
  • A typical attack scenario, and the ways to spot and stop it using the indicators.
  • The right mix of proactive and reactive strategies that organizations should adopt.

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