Dragos: OT Threat Intelligence in Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF)

Cyber Security Threat Summary:
Dragos recently highlighted the UK National Cyber Security Centre's Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF) in a report, emphasizing its global applicability. The CAF, designed to enhance government cybersecurity, outlines top-level outcomes for good cybersecurity. While initially aimed at the UK, its principles are valuable globally.

The report stresses the crucial role of threat intelligence in fulfilling CAF requirements, emphasizing the use of tailored feeds. A table showcases how OT intelligence supports specific CAF principles related to industrial control systems, promoting a proactive security approach.

Security Officer Comments:
Best practices for OT threat intelligence include completeness, accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. Operationalization strategies are outlined for tactical, operational, and strategic use cases, benefiting SOC analysts, threat hunters, and more.

Suggested Correction(s):
In conclusion, the report highlights the integral role of threat intelligence in meeting CAF requirements. Dragos offers assistance through its Threat Intelligence service, providing actionable insights and bridging the visibility gap between OT and IT teams.

The report can be found here: