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How CSOs can reduce security alert fatigue

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 16, 2016.

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    Security detection systems now provide so many alerts for security operations centers that it’s very easy for staffers to fall into the “Boy Who Cried Wolf” reaction pattern. With some estimates of false positives (alerts that aren’t really that critical) between 60% to 80% of a company’s alerts, it’s easy to see why so many people get “alert fatigue”, and why true critical situations can be missed or ignored. Another example - when was the last time you heard a car alarm go off and look outside the window to see if the car was actually being stolen?

    In the latest episode of Security Sessions, I spoke with Hexadite CEO Eran Barak about the problem of security alert fatigue, whether hiring extra staff can help the situation, or if automation is the answer.

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