Sqrrl Blog

Mar 26, 2015 2:19:00 PM

Cyber Hunting: 5 Tips To Bag Your Prey

This blog was originally posted on Dark Reading. 

By David Bianco, Sqrrl's Security Architect

Knowing the lay of the land and where attackers hide is a key element in hunting, both in nature and in the cyber realm.

The days when Security Operations Center analysts could sit back and wait for alerts to come to them have long passed. A year of breaches and attacks at Fortune 100 banks, retailers, and government agencies have shown that traditional measures like firewalls, IDS, and SIEMs are not enough. While these measures are still important, today’s threats demand a more active role in detecting and isolating sophisticated attacks. It’s hunting season, so here are five tips to make your efforts more productive.

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