Caught in the act: Spotting suspicious user activity with behavioural analytics
The majority of traditional security systems are only capable of detecting existing ‘known’ threats, via specific detection signatures or through pre-defined correlation rules created by security teams. While this can offer a useful layer of protection for many organisations, in today’s threat landscape, it’s not enough by itself to stop the growing number of more sophisticated attacks appearing on a near-daily basis.
Fortunately, the data security industry is also evolving and behavioural profiling offers a powerful tool that can be used to fight back against previously unknown threats. Just like a security guard who sees something amiss and goes to take a closer look, behavioural profiling helps...