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How To Use MITRE ATT&CK For Endpoint Security

How To Use MITRE ATT&CK For Endpoint Security

MITRE ATT&CK is a trusted tool in the arsenal of many security teams. When it comes to endpoint security, analysts need to stay proactive to ensure their organization remains resolute in the face of growing threats.

In this article, we’ll learn more about the MITRE ATT&CK framework, and find out how it can be used with osquery for endpoint security.


MITRE ATT&CK is a knowledge base of cybersecurity attacks, comprising a map of categorized tactics and techniques used to attack systems, as well as a common taxonomy for them. (Tweet this!) These techniques are arranged in a matrix that utilizes standardized naming and numbering. Each technique has a unique ID number and a history of its known use in previous attacks or malware.

Because the techniques in the MITRE ATT&CK framework are known and documented, your team has a good chance of detecting them should a hacker attempt to use one against your organization.

MITRE ATT&CK is constantly updated with new information on reported incidents, technique variants, and mitigations. As a result, MITRE has quickly become a favored tool for endpoint detection and response (EDR) tasks.

How does MITRE ATT&CK relate to endpoint security?

There’s a common misconception in the cybersecurity industry that security isn’t a fair fight: An attacker only needs to be right once to succeed, whereas defenders need to be right 100% of the time to prevent a breach. With thousands of endpoints to protect, moving from office to home to cafes, (Read more...)

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