ESG Brief: The Case for Network Traffic Security Analytics

Abstract:

Enterprise organizations spend millions of dollars on security technologies like antivirus software, firewalls, IDS/IPS, and SIEM systems, yet they continue to experience cyber-attacks and data breaches. What can be done to address this issue? To improve incident detection and response, large organizations need to invest in new types of security analytics tools that collect, process, and analyze security data more effectively. There are lots of security analytics technologies to choose from, but network traffic security analytics systems have some distinct advantages. Since malicious activities crisscross over networks, network traffic security analytics can act as a source of truth for modelling normal network behavior, detecting anomalies, investigating malicious patterns, and hunting for stealthy cyber-attacks in progress

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Topics: Cybersecurity Networking