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Realize That Big Security Data Is Not Big Security Nor Big Intelligence

Published: 19 April 2013

ID: G00245789

Analyst(s): Joseph Feiman


Security intelligence's ultimate objective, enterprise protection, is mainly fulfilled by security policy enforcement and scanner technologies, not by big security data repositories. Security leaders should prioritize their security strategies and investments based on that fact.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand the Intelligence of Policy Enforcers, Monitors and Scanners
  • Utilize the Intelligence of Big Security Data Repositories When Appropriate
  • Architect Policy Enforcers, Monitors and Scanners to Interact and Share Their "Not Big" Security Data

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