Using Hadoop to Reduce Security Risks

Using Hadoop and advanced analytics is one option for detecting and deflecting cyber attacks. By Ted Dunning, MapR Technologies Data has become too large to analyze with traditional tools, so companies are upping their security game by moving away from traditional approaches and instead using a combination of Apache Hadoop and advanced analytics to help predict, identify and deter security threats. Hadoop can improve enterprise security in several different ways: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). Hadoop can be used to analyze large amounts of real-time data from network and security devices Application Log Monitoring. Hadoop can improve application log data analysis Network Intrusion Detection. Network traffic can be analyzed in order to detect and report suspicious activity or intruders Fraud Detection. Hadoop can be used to perform anomaly detection…


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