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10 Sea-Changing IT Security Trends Of The Last 10 Years
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6/1/2016 | 6:17:52 PM
What's Next? Machine Learning, Anyone?
A number of startups are trying to find ways to let machines look at internal user behavior, create statistical norms for what is typical, then highlight or escalate abnormal behavior that might be a breach. If you have 100 employees with the same job title, but only one of them is storing gigabytes of data in a cloud drive, that might merit the attention of a security analyst.

 

This is still very early days, and one can imagine all manner of places it won't work (what if you only have 2 employees with a particular job title?), but if it's even useful 1/4th the time in a large organization, that might still be a big step forward for accelerating early detection.


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