• Weaving Behaviors into the Next-Generation SIEM

    In my private files, I have a note from Dorothy Denning saying that she enjoyed my 1998 book on intrusion detection. If you live in the security industry, then you’ll know that this is like having Einstein tell you he liked your physics paper. Professor Denning was the first, for example, to show that activity timelines could identify anomalies from normal behavior. Her 1987 IDES paper remains iconic reading for all students studying cyber security.

  • Tech News Digest November 9

    Trending news on Amazon's decision to split their new headquarters between New York and Washington D.C., China recruiting high school students for AI weapon scientists training, and Apple teaming up with Stanford Medicine to fight against heart disease

  • TAG Cyber Industry Analysis: Imperva's Acquisition of Prevoty

    Perhaps more than any other analyst in our industry, I’ve been bullish on the prospects for run-time application self-protection (RASP). And I’ve been covering (and admiring) RASP solution provider Prevoty for almost three years. So, when I read that Imperva had acquired Prevoty earlier this year, I was pleased on several fronts – but primarily, because I believe that the broad application security sector must begin to consolidate – and fast.

  • HMG Tech News Digest November 02

    Trending News on Apple's Revenue Growth, IBM's Acquisition of Red Hat, New AI Powered Lie Detectors at Border Checkpoints and a Breakthrough for Spinal-Injury Patients

  • Integrating Isolation with Analytics

    One of my PhD thesis advisors at the Stevens Institute of Technology was a mathematician named Steve Bloom. Among the late, great Dr. Bloom's amazing research accomplishments include mathematical analysis of computational structures and equational properties of fixed point operations.

  • DMARC for Email: An Interview with Ravi Khatod, CEO of Agari

    Back in the early 1980's, we used a tool in Bell Labs called Unix-to-Unix Copy (UUCP) to share files. We soon became aware, however, of a better protocol originated by the late, great Jon Postel called Simple Mail Transfer Protocol or SMTP.