Machine Learning May Be the Solution to Enterprise Security Woes
By Karl Zimmerman
For large enterprise organizations, it can be next-to-impossible to identify
attacks and act to mitigate them in good time. That's one of the reasons
executives often discover security breaches when an external researcher - or
worse, a journalist - gets in touch to ask why hundreds of millions of logins
for their company's services are freely available on hacker forums.
The huge volume of incoming connections, the heterogeneity of services, and
the desire to avoid false positives leave enterprise security teams in a
difficult spot. Finding potential security breaches is like finding a tiny
needle in a very large haystack - monitoring millions of connections over
thousands of servers is not something that can be managed by a team of
Enterprise security is often preventative: we ... (more)
Cooley is an international law firm recognized for its technology practice
and experience in multiple practice areas, including Mergers and Acquisition
(the firm has handled over 1,000 M&A transactions since 2010). In a recent
post on the Cooley M&A website titled Cybersecurity Diligence in M&A
Transactions, Cooley partners Andrew Lustig and Randy Sabett bring
clarity to a clear trend in the marketplace: cybersecurity diligence is now a
part of the M&A diligence assessment.
Lustig and Sabett put it this way:
Historically, M&A due diligence focused on “traditional” r... (more)
Hosted at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA, this event gathers
over 300+ leading private equity investors, corporates, venture-back tech
companies and emerging growth businesses.
The cyber innovation ecosystem is broadening. CISOs and government groups
alike recognize the current imperatives to devote resources and partner with
cybersecurity companies. Additionally, the rise of venture capitalists and
corporations stepping up to support cybersecurity technologies is allowing
for increased development and growth within this space.
SINET ITSEF serves as ... (more)
There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can
remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands
for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big
Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity.
In this post we dive deeper into Artificial Intelligence.
Artificial Intelligence is the discipline of thinking machines. The field is
growing dramatically with the proliferation of high powered computers into
homes and businesses and especially with the growing power of smartphones and
other mobile devices. Artificial int... (more)
Windows 7 is really different. It has more functionality, a better
interface, and, if you keep it configured/managed, much better security than
previous Microsoft operating systems.
Here is another fact about Windows 7: It is coming to your enterprise,
sooner or later. And, since its functionality/features/security are an
improvement over XP and older systems and since many of the issues with Vista
seem to have been addressed, I think we should be accelerating Windows 7 into
Now let me clarify so you know my bias: I also want you to accelerate Open
Office and ... (more)