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3 Lessons From The Yahoo Breach
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1/23/2017 | 10:16:31 AM
Logs are not enough
Thank you for sharing this.  It's good to hear someone else preaching the same message. 

While logs are a valuable piece of the puzzle, they're limited by what the preventative controls they monitor can detect, and alone are not enough to identify advanced attacks. In fact, most successful attacks go undiscovered by logs alone. In addition, even when log-based SIEM systems are able to detect the faint signals of an attack, they are unable to piece them together to provide security analysts with the understanding to quickly respond to and disrupt the attack. Instead they overwhelm analysts with alerts that lack the context needed to take action. Security teams need to take a multifaceted and integrated approach to security in order to fully comprehend an attack, speed up response time when an incident occurs, and facilitate a return to business as usual.


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