Study: User Behavior Analytics Offer Compelling Alternative to Signature Based Threat Detection

By: Krysta Dodd, Contributing Writer 08/16/2016 ( 1:45pm) With cyber threats constantly evolving and becoming more advanced, public and private sector entities trying to protect their assets must evolve their methods of protection and defense. When signature-based threat detection methods are no longer enough to combat highly advanced cyberattacks, User Behavior Analytics (UBA) can be a strong alternative, according to a recent study by IT solutions firm Trace3.   Trace3’s Innovation Research Team presented a study from a customer’s perspective, meaning it included opinions from genuine users, product presentations, advertised specifications and data directly from vendors. The respondents represented approximately 12 Fortune 100 companies that use one or multiple Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)-Centric User Behavior Analytics (SCUBA) products, and believe their organization has already experienced a breach or…


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