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Speaking at Gartner Catalyst 2015

by Anton Chuvakin  |  July 1, 2015

Gartner Catalyst 2015, a conference by Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP), is coming soon. Here is my traditional blog post summarizing my speaking at this event (San Diego, CA -...

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Enable the Business? Sometimes Security Must Say "NO"...

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 24, 2015

Business: Saying NO is not an option. Security must enable the business! What is the next best option, apart from your current position of “NO, do NOT do this!!!”? Security:...

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Trouble In The Cloud?!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 22, 2015

What challenges does the usage of traditional, on-premise security tools [monitoring tools, like SIEM or DLP, in particular] creates in the cloud [SaaS, PaaS, IaaS models]? Here are some I’ve...

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Microsoft in MQs - June is Bustin' Out

by Merv Adrian  |  June 18, 2015

Following December 2014's Microsoft's Product Positions - Positive Progress, and March's Microsoft in MQs - March On,  this post updates my quarterly map of the several dozen Gartner Magic Quadrants that feature...

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Security Solutions Can Lead to Risk Problems in the Digital World

by John Wheeler  |  June 17, 2015

This week, a password security company announced that it had been the victim of what they described as a "network compromise" by an unknown intruder. In other words, the company...

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Baseball Hacking and the Game Behind the Game Behind the Game

by Brian Iverson  |  June 16, 2015

Baseball is my favorite sport going back as far as I can remember. What I loved most was how numbers were so deeply embedded in the game. I learned to...

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Once More on Cloud SIEM or SaaS SIEM

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 16, 2015

A reminder: cloud SIEM (“SaaS SIEM”) does not really exist yet [so, those who compute market share numbers for it are simply deluded]. However, today there are some “almost SaaS...

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Once More on Insta-Fail Security Policies - Rant Alert!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 11, 2015

For a while, I was under impression that my deep disdain for “insta-FAIL security policies” (i.e. those written without any chance of ever being complied with, even during the policy-writing...

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How Bad Is Advertising Fraud?

by Martin Kihn  |  June 10, 2015

Last summer, the pixelverse was in a dither over online ad fraud. The Financial Times issued a widely-quoted squib with the menacing headline: "Mercedes Online Ads Viewed More by Fraudster Robots...

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My Top 7 Popular Gartner Blog Posts for May

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 9, 2015

Most popular blog posts from my Gartner blog during the past month are: Popular SIEM Starter Use Cases (SIEM research) RSA 2015: Rise of Chaos!! (conference related) My “Demystifying Security...

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