DLT Solutions Partners With Sqrrl Enterprise to Enhance Threat Detection and Response Platform Offerings

It was announced on March 1st by Herndon, Va.-based DLT Solutions that it has partnered with Sqrrl Enterprise in an effort to bring Sqrrl Enterprise’s solutions to government agencies. Sqrrl Enterprise is a threat detection and response platform that allows organizations to seek out and disrupt advanced cyber threats through the use of User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA).

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RSA Conference Blue Suede Shoes

Another theme heard a bit more loudly at this year’s RSA was enabling cybersecurity teams to go on the hunt for a proactive, lean-forward strategy. Let’s not call that turning the tables and going on the offense per se, but rather initiative-based detection. And doing so is a thing of big data-driven cybersecurity analytics in the wheelhouse of the likes of LogRhythm and Sqrrl.

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Cybersecurity Industry To-Do List for RSA Conference

During his keynote at last year’s RSA Security Conference (titled: Escaping Security’s Dark Ages), Amit Yoran, president of RSA, lambasted the industry as failing its customers.  In a related interview with Fortune Magazine, Yoran stated, “Let’s do things differently; let’s think differently; let’s act differently – because what the security industry has been doing has not worked.”

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4 Themes Amidst the Noise of RSA Conference 2016

But after a few days of weaving through the highways and byways of the Moscone Center attempting to digest and process a sea of vendor signage and the barrage of similar messaging, I realized that the security buyer and practitioner alike must find the noise level confusing, if not annoying. It must be the product manager in me always mapping feature-function to benefits and the marketer in me seeking to quickly grok what a vendor does and how it’s different.

With that in mind, for RSA 2016 I hope attendees can navigate a market teeming with activity from product launches, partnership announcements, perhaps some merger and acquisition news, and no shortage of impressive innovation. Here are a few themes I’m looking for next week:

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Anticipating the RSA Security Conference

Just a week to go before the biggest cybersecurity event of the year, the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco.  Building upon industry momentum and the dangerous threat landscape, I expect a record-breaking crowd from the Moscone Center to Union Square.

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Next-generation security monitoring and analytics: SC Magazine Innovators 2015

Probably no organization in the private sector has done more to bring the topic of threat hunting to the fore than this company with the funny name. While the term “threat hunting” is not a new one – and, in fact, is a staple of the intelligence community – Sqrrl has codified it and developed a complete methodology around the concept.

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TechTarget: Introduction to big data security analytics in the enterprise

“Visualization tools are also needed to present information derived from big data sources in ways that can be readily and rapidly identified by security analysts. For example, Sqrrl uses visualization techniques to help analysts understand complex relationships in linked data across a wide range of entities, such as websites, users and HTTP transactions.”

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