Conquering Threats With User Behavior Analytics

JOHNA TILL JOHNSON | April 26, 2016

article image
As an information security professional, you’ve probably invested a lot of time trying to understand what’s going on in your network. You’ve used tools ranging from log management to security information and event management to security operational intelligence and you’re still struggling with the key question: How can I tell when something’s happening in my environment that shouldn’t? This eGuide introduces user behavioral analytics tools that can help InfoSec pros determine what features they should consider before making a purchase. Read on to review both deployment strategies and reasonable performance expectations.

Spotlight

ZENEDGE

Leveraging its trusted, Cloud-based, globally distributed platform, its patent-pending monitoring and mitigation technology, and its unparalleled expertise in cyberattack mitigation, ZENEDGE provides organizations an enterprise-class, managed white-glove cybersecurity service to help secure their web sites, web applications, and networks against vulnerabilities and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Unlike other Web Application Security solutions in the market, ZENEDGE leverages patent-pending deep machine-learning capabilities to detect anomalies, dynamically alter security postures, and initiate auto-mitigation and automatic routing with minimal to zero human intervention. This allows the company to provide better cybersecurity and faster time to mitigation than traditional Cloud and on-premise cybersecurity vendors. For a modest monthly subscription fee, your organization can gain the benefit of our proven web application firewall and DDoS mitigation platform, and leverag

OTHER ARTICLES

EMAIL SECURITY CONCEPTS THAT NEED TO BE IN YOUR EMAIL INFOSEC POLICY

Article | June 16, 2021

Compliance requirements have become more complex because of the continual evolution of security threats and vulnerabilities. Many organizations fail to create an extensive security program to cover their challenges. Emails are one of the most susceptible channels for cyber-criminals to operate. This is why every organization must pay keen attention to email security policies in cybersecurity. Because emails are prone to cyberattacks, enterprises and individuals must take critical measures to secure their email accounts against unauthorized access. Malicious actors use phishing to trick recipients into sharing sensitive information, either by impersonating trusted contacts or legitimate business owners. Email is still one of the most vulnerable avenues for hackers and cyber crooks. Here are the critical email security concepts that need inclusion into your information security policy.

Read More

EMAIL SECURITY CONCEPTS THAT NEED TO BE IN YOUR EMAIL INFOSEC POLICY

Article | June 16, 2021

Compliance requirements have become more complex because of the continual evolution of security threats and vulnerabilities. Many organizations fail to create an extensive security program to cover their challenges. Emails are one of the most susceptible channels for cyber-criminals to operate. This is why every organization must pay keen attention to email security policies in cybersecurity. Because emails are prone to cyberattacks, enterprises and individuals must take critical measures to secure their email accounts against unauthorized access. Malicious actors use phishing to trick recipients into sharing sensitive information, either by impersonating trusted contacts or legitimate business owners. Email is still one of the most vulnerable avenues for hackers and cyber crooks. Here are the critical email security concepts that need inclusion into your information security policy.

Read More

How much do behavioural biometrics improve cyber security?

Article | February 19, 2020

Experts often consider biometrics security the next big thing in cyber security. It encompasses a broad category that includes verifying a person's fingerprint, iris, gait and other factors that should be unique to the person checked. However, various tests proved that some biometric-based security has substantial room for improvement For example, researchers have hacked into smartphones that have fingerprint scanners by pressing the print of the rightful owner into a piece of Play-Doh and holding that impression against the reader. What those results indicate is that people should not assume that biometrics options are a foolproof choice for cyber security needs.

Read More

Guest Blog: Cyber security guidance for remote working

Article | March 20, 2020

In these challenging times, it’s sad to learn that cyber criminals are only increasing their activity as they look to capitalise on the Covid-19 crisis. With the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) issuing warnings of such activity on a daily basis, it’s important that we all work to protect our businesses from the damage of cybercrime. As many of us move to working from home, the opportunity for cyber attacks only increases, so it’s vital that we work together with our IT colleagues to adopt good cyber health practices. If you are working from home, you should only be using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) or a secure home network with strong end-to-end encryption; e.g. Office 365 SSL session. Don’t be tempted to use public wifi, as hackers can position themselves between you and the access point.

Read More

Spotlight

ZENEDGE

Leveraging its trusted, Cloud-based, globally distributed platform, its patent-pending monitoring and mitigation technology, and its unparalleled expertise in cyberattack mitigation, ZENEDGE provides organizations an enterprise-class, managed white-glove cybersecurity service to help secure their web sites, web applications, and networks against vulnerabilities and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Unlike other Web Application Security solutions in the market, ZENEDGE leverages patent-pending deep machine-learning capabilities to detect anomalies, dynamically alter security postures, and initiate auto-mitigation and automatic routing with minimal to zero human intervention. This allows the company to provide better cybersecurity and faster time to mitigation than traditional Cloud and on-premise cybersecurity vendors. For a modest monthly subscription fee, your organization can gain the benefit of our proven web application firewall and DDoS mitigation platform, and leverag

Events