There are many contextual details that differentiate cyber threat information from threat intelligence. Only with the proper context can data be considered intelligence, rather than simply information.
Cyber defense will continue to make the transition from IT problem to boardroom matter. Leading companies have already recognized this and we’ve passed the inflection point towards universal acceptance.
As security professionals, it’s our job to enable business while protecting it; embracing social media is an imperative, but we also need to mitigate the exploitation of what our organizations reveal online.