Advanced Threat Analytics

The way we generate information about ourselves today — increasingly through social media, computer networks and connected devices — has forced security professionals to re-evaluate how they capture data, analyze…

The explosive growth of cloud-based services and mobile devices in the workplace has rendered conventional approaches to cybersecurity risk management virtually obsolete, requiring a more adaptive and continuous strategy towards…

NSA; insider threat

Not too long ago, external espionage was viewed as the biggest threat to national intelligence agencies. But McClatchy national security correspondent Tim Johnson reports on a trend of rogue insiders…

Insider Threat, Security Analytics

Few things in life can be expressed in black and white terms. Sure, a light switch is either on or it’s off; one baseball team wins the World Series each…

Can organizations identify insider threats or high-risk individuals using network data alone? Consider that many security software solutions today are optimized to perform network log monitoring and aggregation. They excel…

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It’s not uncommon for large enterprises to receive thousands of security alerts each month, thanks to analytics software configured to identify anomalies that may indicate a potential threat. However, an…

Cyber security

Embedded in Jamie Dimon’s recent revelation that one of his foreign-exchange traders used a mobile device to make a $100-million trade was an important message about individual trustworthiness as a…

Security analytics

Companies take time to screen their potential employees during the application process, and government-job seekers undergo many additional investigative procedures, too. And yet once an individual is hired, the vetting…

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Organizations that succeed in tackling insider threats have done so by building mitigation programs with full engagement and support from both leadership and employees, says Tom Read, Haystax Technology’s VP…