Here is how building an enterprise security analytics “big data” capability is like building a flying car:
- You can buy a car from a lot of suppliers, but no one will sell you a flying car
- It makes little sense to build your own *regular* car, since there are so many to buy
- Some people/firms have demonstrated workable flying cars (example and a few more here)
- There are no best practices for building and operating flying cars … yet
- Lots of people think they want one, but few can explain why and how exactly they’d use it
- There are very few people who will give you useful advice on this topic, but there are many who will quote science fiction works that mention flying cars
- From the scientific point of view, flying cars are very simple. However, practical, engineering challenges make building one really hard
- Nobody offers training for flying car drivers/pilots, and it is not clear what skills such people need to possess
- Flying cars are REALLY cool!!!
The above is “inspired by a true story”, of course. However, all resemblance to real characters is purely coincidental
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