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The Threat Of Security Analytics Complexity

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SPONSORED: Congratulations! You're protecting your organization with layered security...but now you're drowning in more security analytics data flows than you can handle. Usman Choudhary, SVP and chief product officer of ThreatTrack talks to Brian Gillooly at the RSA Conference about how attackers can take advantage of that.

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Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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3/27/2016 | 6:10:21 PM
Secure Software
 

Obviously best defense is to build a secure software. Analytics is still basically a catch-up, we just need to re-think our software development practices and embed security while code is being written.
Dr.T
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3/27/2016 | 6:05:08 PM
Security Analytics
It is mandatory today. This is not a new topic, building knowledge to prevent from future attacks is what we do by default we just need to go beyond that and predicts attacks when there is no any predictability of it.
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3/27/2016 | 6:04:20 PM
Re: Nice post!
Big data and analytics certainly has big impacts. We just need to use right tools for the right vulnerabilities.

 
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Dr.T,
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3/27/2016 | 6:01:13 PM
Re: analytics
I have not used GoStats, is this like Google Analytics or anything more than that?
Dr.T
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3/27/2016 | 5:57:31 PM
Machine learning in security
A great idea but should be implemented very carefully. As we just experience with Microsoft bot machine could be thought in an unexpected way and results into unintended consequences.
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3/26/2016 | 3:34:23 AM
Re: analytics
good one
kbannan100
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kbannan100,
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3/24/2016 | 1:05:05 PM
Nice post!
Excellent article and a true example of how analytics are changing everything -- from security to busines to innovation.


--KB


Karen Bannan, commenting for IDG and Informatica
AllWebAnalytics
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3/24/2016 | 6:10:43 AM
analytics
Great article on security and analytics ... be it sites or data analytics play important tool and GA and Gostats are the ones we look for solutions.
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