What is External Threat Intelligence?

External threat intelligence is the term given to the collection of data, information, security threats, and threat actors that helps mitigate harmful events in cyberspace. As a commercial offering, External threat intelligence sources include domain monitoring, open-source intelligence, social media intelligence, human intelligence, technical intelligence, or other intelligence from the deep and dark web typically involving automated aggregation and organization of all threat data sources into one easy-to-use dashboard.

See Also: What is the Dark Web?