In IT the is a saying "It is not if you will get hacked, it is when". You should plan that one day your business will get hacked. It does not matter how advanced your security is; with enough time you will get hacked.
It could be an external hacker or even an employee walking out with valuable data. Such as clients or employees Credit Card Numbers, National Insurance or Banking details.
Risk Intelligence is about knowing where your most sensitive data is located, its accessibility, the risk associated with this data getting stolen and then reducing the risk to an acceptable level.