Big Data and Cybersecurity – Making it Work in Practice

In today’s complex IT environment, identifying security events fast is critical to minimizing the impact. However, in order to detect and remediate attacks in this environment, security teams need the proper tools to process and correlate massive amounts of real-time and historical security event data.

By applying advanced analytics techniques to these huge amounts of data, infosec teams can better detect and defend against sophisticated attacks. Implementing this in the real world is easier said than done. The sheer variety of attack vectors, along with the volume of data to sift through, means that getting insight for security is hard. Preventing one type of attack is simply not enough, either; according to research by Verizon for the 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Author: David Cook


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