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Securonix is the only purpose built Security Intelligence Platform that relies on signature-less technology for the detection, monitoring, investigation and management of information security threats and risks.

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How to detect an insider threat

“With external threats, you set up a firewall and it’s easy to block a user’s IP,” said Tanuj Gulati, CTO at Securonix. With an internal threat, “The confidence level has to be extremely high. You can’t just knock on someone’s door and accuse them.”

Attacks Mostly Undetected Until Too Late

The attackers have the advantage in that they get to choose who to attack, what resources to go after, how and when. Companies are using static defenses against these attacks and can’t predict where the next attack will come from and what the attackers will try to go after.

Snowden Blows NSA's MonsterMind

"Automated responses usually have a limited set of [issues] they can respond to," David Swift, chief architect at Securonix, told TechNewsWorld. "Zero-day malware by definition is unknown, and an automated response to an unknown attack without human analysis is a recipe for denial of service."

Snowden leaks prompt firms to focus cyber security on insider threats

Chris Inglis, who helps corporations guard against threats as an advisor for data security firm Securonix, said in an interview with The Times that the Snowden leaks have been good for business.

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