Gartner Research

Embed Context in Anomaly Detection (ADP)

Published: 17 November 2015

ID: G00339229

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


By understanding business processes and what “normal” at ADP looks like, Security at ADP has improved detection accuracy by developing anomaly detection rules that account for how data is used in the real world. The addition of context to these rules has allowed Information Security to direct its efforts on investigating and responding to real incidents instead of sorting through the noise created by false positives.

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