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Insider Threat Detection: Specialized User Behavioral Monitoring

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00385714

Analyst(s): Eric Ahlm


User behavior analysis has quickly become a feature of SIEM, threatening the stand-alone viability of general-purpose UEBA solutions. Tech CEOs of UEBA providers must shift their strategies to provide in-depth insider threat detection solutions.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Conditions for Growing Buyer Spending on Insider Threat Detection
    • Regulations for Insider Threat Detection Will Drive More Adoption
  • Your Strategy Must Include a Broader Buying Team
  • More In-Depth User Profiles Are Key to Innovation
  • Finding and Using the Best Data
    • Agent-Based Solutions Are Key to Best Data Gathering

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