Big Data Security

The Big Data Security Analytics Era Is Here

By Matthew Gardiner, Senior Manager, RSA Security Management & Compliance My blog today reflects on newly published research from Jon Olstik at ESG (from whom I borrowed the title of this blog), which covers the collision of advanced threats, security monitoring, SIEM, big data technologies and techniques, and organizational security maturity.  In the paper Jon…

Security and Big Data: a match made in Heaven

“God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.” -Albert Einstein “The human mind has first to construct forms, independently, before we can find them in things.” -Albert Einstein “Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I assure you that mine are greater.” -Albert Einstein It’s time to shake up security with…

Security Strategy and Big Data

There’s been quite a lot of discussion recently about applying big data to improving security.  My colleagues Rashmi Knowles and Barrett Mononen have written a couple of blogs about it.  Our RSA/Netwitness CSO Eddie Schwartz spoke about it at RSA Conference China and the Splunk IPO in April certainly created lots of buzz around big…

Big Data Security Analytics – Where do you Start?

In my recent blog series, ‘learning to cook ’, I created the recipes required for protecting against Advanced Threats. Big data analytics plays a key role in this as we really need to collect all of the data in our environment. So ,where do we start with analyzing this data ? I see it as…