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Solving Security: Repetition or Redundancy?
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3/1/2019 | 8:42:57 AM
Alert fatigue
The dread but good term FALSE POSITIVE - shows you are catching stuff but useless stuff and unless properly defined this is a waste of time and effort that takes from THE BAD STUFF.  It has been compared to looking for a needle in a pile of needles, not a haystack.  Too many legit needles out there but software unless configured correctly does not differentiate between good and bad.  It ony reports.  Unless it has active threat management built in and can run on it's own but it then better damn well be false positive aware too. 


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