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SIEM as Alexa – How Natural Language Processing Can Transform Your Cyber Security Experience

  • Friday, June 07, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST (2019-06-07 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Dave Shackleford, Avi Chesla


  • Empow

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Imagine you could talk to your SIEM, explain what you want it to do - in your own words - and have it understand? Instead of having to write thousands of complex correlation rules, you could just say what you need and make it happen.

Today, machine-generated attacks are created every second. No matter the size and level of a SOC team, trying to create rules that understand and classify the millions of attacks is truly Mission Impossible. 

Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a branch of Artificial Intelligence that enables us to decipher the meaning behind cyber attacks, enabling us to quickly classify, and mitigate.

Join this webinar to learn:

  • How NLP-based SIEM can transform your security platform into a clear, effective machine
  • How Donnelley Financial Solutions is leveraging advanced SIEM to meet their security needs
  • How open-source tools such as Elasticsearch can help leverage your security capabilities

Speaker Bios

Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, senior 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.

Avi Chesla

Avi is Founder & CEO at empow, and a recognized leader in the Internet security arena internationally, with expertise in product strategy, cyber security, network behavioral analysis, expert systems and Software Defined Networking. Prior to empow, Avi was CTO and VP of Security Products at Radware, where he was responsible for defining, leading and executing the company’s strategic technology roadmap and vision. Avi’s views on industry trends and best practices have been featured in articles, white papers, and on the conference speaking circuit and he holds more than 25 patents in the arena of cybersecurity solutions.

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