The Security Data Scientist Is the Icing on the Cake

Information security, data science and cloud computing skills are the most sought-after talents in the marketplace today. Security operations center (SOC) resources — typically analysts and threat hunters — are increasingly needed to combat the growing threat of adversaries launching aggressive campaigns with the latest techniques and technologies.

The World of the Security Data Scientist While there are several products to identify, detect and contain known threats and any indicator of compromise (IOC), there is very little protection against unknown threats, zero-day exploits and newly identified vulnerabilities. With the explosion of enriched security log data from thousands of servers, devices, databases and applications, managing this highly complex puddle of structured and unstructured data is a humongous task.

Author: Aankur Bhatia


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