Aug 07 2015

Cybersecurity Chiefs Want to Rev Up the Analytics

Research based on interviews with 302 public sector cybersecurity leaders suggests that better use of data analytics would improve cyberdefense. The findings:

86%: Mining Big Data can improve IT security.
76%: IT teams tend to be reactive rather than proactive.
61%: Better data could help detect breaches.
51%: Agencies would monitor threats in real time if possible.
49%: Data should be used to perform post-attack reviews.

SOURCE: MeriTalk, “Go Big Security,” May 2015