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Under Pressure: Scaling Analytics to Meet Real-Time Threats

  • Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Dave Shackleford, SANS Senior Analyst
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When it comes to analyzing large amounts of network and security data to detect and remediate advanced threats (and the vulnerabilities that cause them), most organizations are already overloaded by the volume of data they gather. This was particularly telling in the SANS 2012 Log and Event Management Survey, where organizations reported for the first time a backslide in their ability to detect advanced attacks against their networks, which they blamed on having to sort through too much data.

Speed, throughput and accuracy in this big data environment are all critical, but how should these scale to meet future demand?

This webcast discusses the collection, correlation and analysis features of LogRhythms security analytics platform, its "Big Data" capabilities and its use in the real world, with advice for readers assessing their present and future SIEM needs.

Sign up for this webcast and be among the first to receive an advance copy of a SANS whitepaper discussing LogRhythms security analytics platform and its effectiveness as a SIEM system.

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Speaker Bio

Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

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