As the complexity of IT networks has grown, the inventiveness and sophistication of cyber security threats and attacks has grown just as quickly. Some sobering stats:
As malware attacks increase in volume and complexity, it’s becoming more difficult for traditional analytic tooling and infrastructure to keep up thanks to:
The good news is companies and key analyst firms are recognizing that these challenges can be overcome with big data analytics and modern BI platforms. Analyst firms have been writing reports and advising their clients about the impacts of big data analytics on cyber security across industries:
So who’s been there, done that, and what can you learn from them? Sophos, who began producing antivirus and encryption products nearly 30 years ago, now helps secure the networks used by 100 million people in 150 countries and 100,000 businesses using big data analytics. Today, big data analytics is integral to Sophos’ daily malware detection in multiple use cases:
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