Technology & Data Science

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Every national security clearance investigation revolves around a simple question: “What is this person not telling me?” After all, if every applicant for a cleared job was completely honest, there…

insider threat

Tesla CEO Elon Musk claims that at least one employee stole sensitive intellectual property and sabotaged existing operations at the electric car-maker’s battery plant in Nevada, which would constitute a…

At Haystax Technology, we are proponents and early adopters of principled approaches to machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) for cybersecurity. We use the term ‘principled AI’ to describe what…

The user behavior analytics market is fragmenting into fewer ‘pure-play’ UBA vendors and a larger number of more traditional security products with core UBA technologies and features embedded in them,…

Gaussian processes

For purposes of scientific discovery, the field of insider-threat detection often lacks sufficient amounts of time-series training data. Moreover, the limited data that are available are quite noisy. For instance, Greitzer…

Insider threats

Trusted insiders can harm an enterprise in all kinds of ways, from intellectual property theft, financial fraud and data breaches to espionage, sabotage and even terrorism. Moreover, the root causes…

Critics of machine learning (ML) often point out that it can’t come close to emulating a subject-matter expert working at his or her maximum potential. Sure, ML powers our smart…

Today’s security and risk analysts have access to oceans of raw data, thanks to a proliferation of information sources, drastically improved computing power and dirt-cheap storage. Paradoxically, though, they’re having…

Anyone who has worked long enough in the data analytics and high-tech industries will have a favorite story about some new technology that was subjected to a degree of hype…