CSO Online: How to make security analytics work for your organization


CSO Online posted a slideshow discussing how to make security analytics work for your business and quoted Citrix CSO Stan Black. The slideshow notes the challenges with analytics including the sheer volume of data, difficulty of distilling that data into actionable insights and the potential false positives. Stan is quoted saying, "Once you have prioritized a desired set of outcomes, then focus on what you don’t need to analyze. Technology does not commit cyber crime, people do. With this in mind, analytics often starts with role mining, imperially quantifying what users can, could, or should never do establishes a user baseline. By defining 'known good,' secure analytics refocus on the unknown and anomalies to uncover potential threats.“ 

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