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Killed by AI Much? A Rise of Non-deterministic Security!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 3, 2015

Remember [some] NIDS of the 1990s? Specifically, those that were unable to show the packets that matched the rule triggering the alert! Remember how they were deeply hated by the...

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SIEM/ DLP Add-on Brain?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 27, 2015

Initially I wanted to call this post “SIEM has no brains”, but then questioned such harshness towards the technology I’ve been continuously loving for 13 years :-) In any case,...

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Those Pesky Users: How To Catch Bad Usage of Good Accounts

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 19, 2015

Gartner says “Malware Is Already Inside Your Organization; Deal With It.” But you know what? I wish it were just stupid malware (well, some is not so stupid): via a...

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Gartner 2015 Life Sciences Agenda Has Published

by Michael Shanler  |  February 15, 2015

Last year, having spent an exceptional amount of quality time with clients, at conferences, and doing research, caused me to reflect on my teenage conversations with my grandparents.  Older, wiser...

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Security Analytics Lessons Learned -- and Ignored!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 9, 2015

As I was finishing the most excellent book “Data-Driven Security: Analysis, Visualization and Dashboards“ (see book site also), one paragraph jumped out and bit me in the face – ouch!...

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Security Analytics: Projects vs Boxes (Build vs Buy)?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 3, 2015

This is going to be a sad one. This is going to include lines like “Even if you only spend $1m on security data scientists per year, you can …”...

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Farewell... for now

by Jonah Kowall  |  February 2, 2015

I wanted to wish everyone happy trails. I've decided to move on to a new set of challenges, and in order to do that I must step down from my...

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The truth and lies behind an analytic: inflation

by Andrew White  |  January 28, 2015

Wise words from the Financial Times' writer John Kay.  In today's US print edition of that newspaper he wrote a Comment piece titled, "History is the antidote to fear of...

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Cool Vendor Pick: Graylog

by Jonah Kowall  |  January 27, 2015

There has been a lot of interest over the last 12 months in products based on open source for monitoring and management. In the area of log analysis, Elasticsearch has...

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Do You Want "Security Analytics" Or Do You Just Hate Your SIEM?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 26, 2015

Now that I’ve taken a fair number of “security analytics” client inquiries (with wildly different meanings of the phase), I can share one emerging pattern: a lot of this newly-found...

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