Security Automation Fundamentals

Six Steps to Adopting Automation for Faster Detection and Response

Too many tools, too little integration and more noise than a team can analyze and understand – all add up to less visibility into threats and less efficient security teams.  Automation is supposed to solve the “tool fatigue” problem, surfacing the most critical issues by running playbooks against common threats and freeing up valuable resources for other tasks.  However, expectations for automation have outpaced its capabilities to drastically reduce human intervention in security monitoring. 

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  • Why should organizations revise their high expectations for automation?
  • How are the problems of “too many tools” and “too much data” negatively impacting visibility?
  • How to effectively use automation to gain context and insights for faster detection and response

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Tackling the Visibility Gap in Information Security

Is your security team blind to the activities in more than half of its IT assets? That was just one of the findings in a new report from 451 Research, based on in-depth interviews with security leaders across 150 large enterprises and focused on the challenges facing their teams. On average, the report found SIEMs […]

The Comprehensive Guide to Optimizing Your Security Operations

Barely a few decades old, the Information Security profession struggles with standardization. This can be seen across the board from naming and defining capabilities, vulnerabilities, and adversaries to even the most basic terms that are used every day.  Oftentimes, this results in the misunderstanding of essential information during an investigation and a limited ability to […]

Top 5 Log Sources You Should Be Ingesting, But Probably Aren’t

The key to minimizing security threats and maximizing business insights is logging and monitoring all relevant events from across an enterprise IT environment-but some data sources present unique logging challenges, often leaving them unmonitored and vulnerable to attack. Top 5 Log Sources You Should Be Ingesting but Probably Aren’t offers advice for assessing and improving […]