Securonix Launches Securonix Threat Research Labs to Help Cybersecurity Teams Mitigate Advanced Threats

Expands the Distribution of Cutting-Edge Security Research


ADDISON, Texas – November 7, 2018 – Securonix, the market leader in next-generation security information and event management (SIEM) and user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA), today announced that it has officially launched the Securonix Threat Research (STR) Labs. This launch collects the ongoing research developed by Securonix security experts and shares it with the broader cybersecurity community.

“Securonix has been performing deep analysis and research into the latest cybersecurity issues facing the IT security community. With this launch, we are reinforcing our commitment to the security of our customers and will expand the scope of research as well as the frequency of research advisories,” said Oleg Kolesnikov, head of Securonix Threat Research Labs. “SOC analysts are facing an uphill battle as they defend their domains from a wide variety of advanced cyberattacks. Securonix Threat Research Labs brings together a number of methods, including human security expertise, behavior-based models, and automated threat detection. We want to make sure we are providing a timely positive contribution to the cybersecurity community.”

The Securonix Threat Research Labs team monitors the cybersecurity threat landscape, including extremely dynamic threat sources, DGA, internal and external threat intelligence sources, fraudulent transactions, malicious actors, dark web, and more. The STR team analyzes and deconstructs the activity across these information sources to identify behavioral anomalies and indicators of compromise for cyber threats, exploitable vulnerabilities, insider threats, financial fraud, nation-state activity, application attacks, and many other types of cyber threats.

The STR team works closely with Securonix’s data science team, led by Chief Scientist Igor Baikalov; content development team; and product team. This close collaboration ensures that research results become actionable in the form of behaviors, artifacts, and forensic search queries that SOC analysts can quickly use in their own environments to stay ahead of the threats. The ultimate goal is to ensure that all Securonix customers stay protected by having the necessary Securonix threat models and automated mitigation actions as soon as the threat is investigated.

The Securonix Threat Research Labs team publishes their expertise and discoveries in reports that are freely available on the STR website at

About Securonix

Securonix is redefining the next generation of security monitoring using the power of machine learning and big data. Built on Hadoop, the Securonix solution provides unlimited scalability and log management, behavior analytics-based advanced threat detection, and intelligent incident response on a single platform. Globally, customers use Securonix to address their insider threat, cyber threat, cloud security, fraud, and application security monitoring requirements.

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