Cool Startups Using Analytics, Monitoring For Threats
Hacktivists and nation-state sponsored cybercriminals carrying out cyberespionage operations all use some common tools and techniques to infiltrate organizations. Some of the latest security startups are attempting to identify those similar traits to detect and contain threats in corporate networks. Others are focusing on emerging threats, such as those posed by unauthorized wireless use in a facility or social media activity that could signal signs of a rogue employee or an attacker impersonating employees. The security industry is focusing on a variety of new ways to defend against internal and external threats. Behavioral analysis is taking a snapshot of employee, application and system behavior to find anomalous activity that could signal a threat. Here are 10 interesting firms providing new technology and services for mitigating risks in private- and public-sector firms.