Comments
Big Data Meets Threat Detection
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
krishna@netskope.com
50%
50%
krishna@netskope.com,
User Rank: Author
3/6/2014 | 2:47:24 AM
Re: Getting up to speed on security analytics
Thanks for your comments Marilyn. I would advise to start evaluating tools that provide security analytics using techniques outlined in the post. The actual tools will depend on the data and assets you need to secure. Building a team of data scientists is a tougher option and needs a pre-requisite the actual data that they would work on. If the off-the-shelf tools do not satisfy your requirements, it is definitely worth pursuing.
Marilyn Cohodas
50%
50%
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Author
3/5/2014 | 9:31:33 AM
Getting up to speed on security analytics
Thanks for a very interest post, Krishna. There definitely seems like a lot of potential in security analytics, but, as you point out, it's very different than traditional approaches. My question is whether companies should be adding data scientists to their security teams, and if not, whats the best way for them to get the best big data tools (and knowledge) into their security tool box.


Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014
Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.