This report examines the subject of advanced cyber analytics. It makes the case for states to invest in such capabilities and maintain ongoing maturity in advanced analytics. All organizations, including state government must also develop and maintain response capabilities that continuously mature in sophistication in order to keep pace with an ever changing threat landscape. State government remains in a defensive position. With the advent of multi-vector strategies by cyber criminals, state government now more than ever needs the ability to correlate disparate data sources generated from the myriad of security tools agencies have already invested in. Examples of advanced analytics tools are provided. The report includes a call to action list, a checklist, key questions, and recommendations.