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Glossary Definition

Business Context


Business Context

The business context is identifying an asset or service that is associated with the organization or team that controls it. Understanding the business context provides insight into the extent of the organization’s true attack surface, locating and monitoring otherwise “hidden” assets.

Beyond monitoring, business context also helps to identify the likely owner so is part of automatic attribution. This raises awareness of potential risks to help enlist help in sealing security gaps.

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