In the hustle and bustle of our modern world, we can all get easily lost in the noise. One kind of noise is most frustrating for security teams: the noise of security incidents. With more and more data feeds into your security analytics products, it seems like we are creating more problems for ourselves with the all of the alerts and not enough manpower.
If your organization handles credit cards, you are no doubt familiar with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. PCI DSS is a set of requirements and procedures that have been established in order to strengthen security of cardholder transactions and data in order to reduce fraud. PCI DSS controls have been implemented for many years but as hackers have advanced their efforts, new requirements continue to emerge with updates to existing controls and reporting.
I’ve heard it many times from customers: “IT Security needs to be transparent to users in order to be successful.” Unfortunately, we are now in a digital age where things have dramatically changed and research has shown over and over that credential compromise is the top way that hackers breach an organization.
Hmm, I thought I remembered my password. As I tried to log into my account with a large retailer known for their athletic wear, I click the forgot password link. I enter my email address.
In our Part 1 Series we talked about User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) and its benefits for better detecting possible breaches and insider threats through user and entity behavior and risk scoring. Now let’s talk about the differences between traditional UEBA vs the newer UEBA solution, the Behavioral Firewall, which integrates adaptive responses to prevent threats.