Chapter 2: The challenge of Threat Hunting

Embrace the Challenge: Understanding the Potential of Iterative Threat Hunting

In a rapidly changing threat landscape, the ability to adapt and stay ahead is paramount. The challenge of threat hunting lies in creating productive and iterative loops, enabling defenders to proactively address emerging threats.

Traditional detection tools often struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of threat evolution. For example, protection against malicious macros and other file types like zip, ISO, and link files may have low detection rates initially. Adapting these technologies to new threats is not always easy and immediate. Defenders must consider the optimization and prioritization of their prevention and detection tools, balancing between minimizing blind spots and maximizing productivity.

While optimization introduces trade-offs, advanced threat analysis solutions like VMRay alleviate such concerns. For this, you need a solution that is designed to provide comprehensive analysis of various file formats, ensuring that no malicious activity goes unnoticed. By leveraging the power of iterative loops, encompassing threat analysis, malware sandboxing, and threat hunting, you can effectively bridge the gaps and hunt down the moving targets.