69% of IT security pros say threat intelligence is too complex for actionable insights: 5 survey insights

Eighty-four percent of organizations indicated using cyberthreat information is essential to informing strong security practices, according to a Ponemon Institute survey. However, responding organizations also cited many barriers to effectively using threat intelligence.

The survey, sponsored by threat intelligence solutions provider Anomali, surveyed more than 1,000 IT and security professionals about benefits and challenges associated with threat intelligence.

Here are five reasons IT and security professionals say it's difficult to apply threat intelligence insights.

1. The organization doesn't keep more than three months of event logs online: 71 percent

2. Lack of staff expertise: 71 percent

3. Threat intelligence is too voluminous and complex to provide actionable insights: 69 percent

4. Too difficult to integrate threat intelligence platforms with other security technologies: 64 percent

5. Lack of alignment between analyst activities and operational security events: 52 percent

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