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Biggest Information Security Management Challenges for Enterprise Organizations

Posted: August 17, 2012   /   By: Jon Oltsik   /   Tags: IBM, Microsoft, Information and Risk Management, HP, McAfee, Enterprise Software, Oracle, Security and Privacy, risk management, sap, SIEM, SANS, ISC2, RSA Security, Security Management, security operations, CISSP, Tibco

In the recently-published ESG Research Report, Security Management and Operations: Changes on the Horizon, ESG surveyed 315 security professionals working at North America-based enterprise organizations (i.e., more than 1,000 employees).

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New Requirements for Security Monitoring

Posted: July 31, 2012   /   By: Jon Oltsik   /   Tags: IBM, Cybersecurity, Cisco, Information and Risk Management, HP, McAfee, Security and Privacy, SIEM, ArcSight, Juniper Networks, RSA, Solera Networks, NetWitness, Quest Software, Tibco, LogLogic, Q1 Labs

Today's information security threats are difficult to defend against. On the one hand, the volume of malware variants has gone through the roof over the past few years. On the other, targeted attacks have become more stealthy and damaging.

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Big Data Security Is Inevitable

Posted: July 12, 2012   /   By: Jon Oltsik   /   Tags: IBM, Big Data, Data Management & Analytics, Hadoop, Information and Risk Management, HP, Dell, McAfee, Enterprise Software, Security and Privacy, risk management, NoSQL, SIEM, Data Analytics, Symantec, RSA, log management, Cassandra, security analytics, BT, Verizon, Unisys, vulnerability management, threat management, Tibco

There's been a fair amount of discussion about the fact that security analytics is becoming a big data problem. I participated on a big data security panel at RSA and I believe there were a few others on this topic as well.

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Tibco and LogLogic: An Interesting and Revealing Acquisition

Posted: May 16, 2012   /   By: Jon Oltsik   /   Tags: IBM, Cloud Computing, Information and Risk Management, HP, McAfee, Enterprise Software, Security and Privacy, SIEM, ArcSight, RSA Security, log management, Big Data Analytics, Tibco, LogLogic, Q1 Labs

Over the past few years, a number of independent Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) vendors were acquired by bigger players. In late 2010, HP scooped up market leader ArcSight for $1.5 billion. Last year, McAfee purchased Nitro Security while IBM acquired Q1 Labs.

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