Corporate IT security teams are getting hit from all sides. Cyberattacks are launched at a blistering pace. Regulatory compliance requirements are getting tougher. The pressure to detect and respond to threats more quickly continues to increase. Security teams need to know when something unusual is happening, but they can’t spend all day chasing false positives. The combination of increasingly sophisticated attacks occurring in record numbers and a serious cybersecurity skills gap is making security threat management a nightmare.
Automation alone is not enough. Organizations need tools that are capable of not only applying policies, but learning from threat intelligence and adapting without the need for constant reprogramming. This is why machine learning is a hot topic at cybersecurity conferences and in industry trade publications.