AT&T Unveils Powerful New Security Platform

AT&T this week unveiled a new powerful security platform, using big data analysis based on a Hadoop architecture which allows the company to ingest and analyze 5 billion security events in less than ten minutes. Developed over the last three-and-a-half years as part of the Domain 2.0 push to SDN, the new threat intelligence platform collects data from every router, switch and server in AT&T’s network and uses machine learning to constantly analyze and correlate data to detect threats faster. (See AT&T Intros New Security Service Suite.) All of this is underlying the AT&T Threat Intellect, the name the company has given the people, processes, products and tools that are part of its security operation. And while Jason Porter, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)’s VP of security, won’t say that this…


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