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9/8/2015
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William Jackson
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5 Free Security Analytics Tools

It's getting tougher to stay on top of the growing volume of security data generated. Take a look at some analytics tools for budget-conscious organizations.
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The adoption of mobile and cloud computing is expanding the security perimeter of the modern enterprise, and organizations are looking deeper into their IT infrastructure to monitor for malicious activity or software. These trends are producing a growing volume of threat data to be evaluated. To turn this data into meaningful intelligence, tools are needed that go beyond traditional security information and event management (SIEM) to integrate and analyze disparate types of data, structured and unstructured.

Analyzing threat data can be a non-trivial expense, especially for small and midsized organizations. Beyond software licensing, there is the cost of hardware, personnel, and training. But there are some free tools out there that can help.

 

William Jackson is writer with the <a href="http://www.techwritersbureau.com" target="_blank">Tech Writers Bureau</A>, with more than 35 years' experience reporting for daily, business and technical publications, including two decades covering information ...
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9/17/2015 | 10:19:47 AM
Title is misleading
These may and probably are good tools, but Splunk is far from free and Symbiosis is reasonably priced but not free. Why not just call it like it is. Especially now when people are reeling form euphemistic labels like "Affordable Care" , "peace with Iran" , assorted red lines etc etc. 

 
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9/9/2015 | 3:48:23 AM
5 Security AnalyticsTools
Fantastic information, this is helpful for me and other it people. thanks for sharing
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