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    Finding Useful Information with your SIEM Tools

    For many companies, the “boy who cried wolf” isn’t a fable. A constant stream of security alerts generated by security information and event management (SIEM) systems can’t distinguish the wolf from the sheepdog, or even the sheep. A study by the Ponemon Institute found that typical companies receive 17,000 malware alerts a week, and fewer than 3,500 are reliable. Only a much smaller fraction, about 700 alerts, is investigated. And those are just malware alerts, not other kinds of threats. Most companies can’t add enough staff to review and respond…

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    A SIEM is not enough: moving to a complete cyber security solution

    Today’s chief information officers (CIOs) receive enormous amounts of security data, and they need every bit. A steady stream of data from endpoint devices, threat intelligence feeds and SIEM tools (security information and event management)  is essential to mounting a proactive defense against today’s cyber security threats. However, data collection alone isn’t enough. Today’s organizations need threat analytics to transform data into actionable intelligence. Taking Data from Ubiquitous to Useful At Hadoop Summit 2014, Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden predicted that enterprise data volume would grow 50 times year over year…