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May 5 2017   9:00PM GMT

behavior-based security

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Breach detection

Behavior-based security is a proactive approach to managing security incidents that involves monitoring end user devices, networks and servers in order to flag or block suspicious activity. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“The behavior-based security systems find things that were previously hidden — like something a software engineer is using or connecting to that is a bit sketchy.” – Niel Nickolaisen

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Trending Terms
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