Threat hunting has become all the craze in the last couple of years. According to a recent poll, 79% of respondents say that threat hunting should, or will be, their top security initiative this year.
When I entered the world of threat hunting from a background of offensive security I came with a few misconceptions that I see commonly repeated. I obviously believed threat hunting was more important than some, hence my move, yet it wasn't until I actually saw it working before my eyes that I truly had to re-evaluate some of my previous assumptions. On reflection, the reality seems all too obvious, but then it always does doesn't it?
There are a lot of terms that get thrown around in the threat hunting world. If you are new to all of this, here is a quick guide to some of the high level terms that get thrown around that you might not know just by being a common garden computer nerd.