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Best Practices and Success Stories for User Behavior Analytics

Published: 04 March 2015

ID: G00270142

Analyst(s): Avivah Litan


Large enterprises are using user behavior analytics to detect breaches before significant damage occurs. Companies are also using UBA to prioritize alerts, as well as to reduce the volume of alerts and the time it takes to investigate them. Here, we help security managers navigate the UBA space.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use UBA to Rapidly Detect Bad Actors and Behavior, Prioritize Security Alerts, Reduce Alert Volume, and Streamline Alert Investigations
  • Use UBA to Strengthen Security for SaaS-Based Applications by Detecting Unauthorized Access and Users
  • Use UBA to Detect Automated User Account Takeover and User Account Creation Attacks Against Enterprise Assets
    • UBA as a Solution

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