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Why Security Pros Need To Think Like Data Gurus

Jun 12, 2018 |

In the information security space, innovation is the name of the game. When your adversary ups her game, you must take steps to improve yours too. But according to security experts, today’s cyber threats have grown so sophisticated that security professionals must develop data science and data engineering skills if they’re going to protect our digital byways. Read more…

Mr. Robot Thrills Elastic Crowd with Real-World Hacks

Mar 1, 2018 |

Have you ever watched a hacking scene in a TV show or a movie and cringed at the flashing lights, the whirring sirens, and other ridiculous depictions of technology? The folks behind the hit hacker drama Mr. Read more…

Hacker Hunting: Combatting Cybercrooks with Big Data

Jul 13, 2017 |

When it comes to cybersecurity, the big data explosion represents both a liability and an asset. On the one hand, big collections of data represent a treasure trove that hackers would love to get their dirty little mitts on. Read more…

Masking Technical Complexity in the Security Data Lake

May 2, 2017 |

Today’s growing cybersecurity threat demands a sophisticated response, one that increasingly involves the utilization of big data technologies like parallel file systems and machine learning. However, some security experts warn that growing number and complexity of big data security tools could be hindering the cause. Read more…

Cybersecurity Grabs the Big Data Spotlight

Jan 11, 2017 |

For all the good that big data can bring your company, it also introduces certain risks. Thanks to a growing awareness about the importance of cybersecurity as a result of recent high-profile breaches, businesses will have a harder time ignoring these risks in 2017, technology executives say. Read more…

Criminals Are Using Big Data Tech, And So Should You

Oct 12, 2016 |

If your company’s big data collection fell into the wrong hands, it could be devastating. That’s not news. But what you might not be aware of is the fact that cybercriminals are increasingly using advanced analytic tools and techniques to more efficiently mine and monetize stolen data. Read more…

Pulling the Threads of Big Security Data

Feb 22, 2016 |

New software from Exabeam promises to help security researchers spot malicious users by “pulling the threads” of big security data and thereby uncovering patterns that otherwise would be difficult to discern. Read more…

The Dark Web Gets a Little Brighter, Thanks to Big Data

Sep 1, 2015 |

Illegal drugs. Stolen credit card numbers. Hitmen for hire. These are some of things you can find on the Dark Web, a part of the Internet that’s not indexed by traditional search engines and where people browse in complete anonymity. Read more…

Big Data-Powered Authentication Gives Security a Much-Needed Boost

Oct 1, 2014 |

Trillions of dollars are at stake in the ongoing battle against cybercriminals and fraudsters. Whether it’s Russian cybercriminals hacking into retail chains or a kid in New Jersey filing fraudulent claims, stolen credentials and user IDs often play a major role. Read more…

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