Pulling the Threads of Big Security Data

(Brian-A-Jackson/Shutterstock.com) 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. The new software, called Threat Hunter, enables security analysts to search, pivot, and drill down across multiple dimensions of user activity to find sessions that contain specific risky behaviors, the company says. Threat Hunter delivers some of the same type of user behavior analytics (UBA) capabilities that Exabeam delivered last fall with the initial release of its machine learning-powered UBA platform. However, instead of relying on algorithms to piece together the various network activities, logon attempts, and other events that collectively represent the signature of a hacker breach, Threat Hunter empowers the human analyst to search through vast…


Link to Full Article: Pulling the Threads of Big Security Data