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As Hostile Actors Proliferate, Splunk and VASA Work to Keep You Safe

Posted by Rick Costanzo on January 21, 2020

Amid an increasingly strained relationship with Iran, I am mindful of how recent geopolitical developments are squarely relevant in cybersecurity. The titular assertion of a recent article in the Globe & Mail’s Saturday edition was that “Cyberwar is coming to a city near you.” They have a point: increasing hostility between nations is reflected in this ever more hostile cyber landscape. It’s as important as ever to take stock of your approach to network protection. For our part, we aim to create content that educates businesses on what next-generation cyber defence can and should look like. To be sure, it’s about sales and marketing, but it’s also about helping people make decisions that keep them protected.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Security Analysts, MSSP, Splunk, Threat Hunting

Demo Video - Threat Hunting with VASA + MITRE & Sigma Integrations

Posted by Rick Costanzo on December 6, 2019

My team and I have been working to create more content highlighting what makes VASA the leading Machine Learning-based security analytics solution on the market today. To that end, I’m excited to share with you the first in a series of video demos showcasing VASA’s world-class threat hunting capabilities.

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Topics: user experience, vasa, Machine Learning, Security Analysts, Threat Hunting

Gartner Writes Paper on SIEM Blind Spots, RANK as an Emerging Cybersecurity Technology Provider

Posted by Rick Costanzo on November 15, 2019

SIEMs have a blind spot: they can't detect internal and unknown threats. But VASA's Machine Learning-based engine can. Gartner validated this concern in a edition of their Emerging Technology Analysis, where they cited VASA as a security analytics solution that covers these vulnerabilities in legacy solutions. I know our clients already look to VASA for the most advanced security analytics around; still, I feel this recognition is worth telling you about.

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Topics: featured, Machine Learning, security analytics, SIEM, Threat Hunting

Cloud Security — Role of Artificial Intelligence

Posted by RANK Software on June 1, 2018

Cloud — Adoption on the rise, Security Concerns remain

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Topics: Azure, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Detecting Ransomware via Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Posted by RANK Software on May 18, 2017

Last week’s unprecedented spread of WannaCry Ransomware again brought attention to the limitation of traditional technologies and processes in detecting and responding to ever increasing Cyberthreats. Many blogs and articles appropriately focus on the need for every machine to be on the latest version and patches for software, with a validated backup & disaster recovery plan.

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Topics: Anomaly Detection, Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Wannacry, Big Data

Lockheed Martin Canada partners with RANK Software

Posted by RANK Software on February 7, 2017

It is with great excitement that we announce RANK’s partnership with Lockheed Martin Canada to create innovative cybersecurity solutions. The confidence placed by Lockheed Martin on our technology further reinforces our strong belief that Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence driven Behavioral Analytics is the fulcrum for helping Predict, Prevent and Defeat cyberattacks.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, lockhead martin, security

Why User Experience is as important as Machine Learning Models — yes, even in CyberSecurity

Posted by RANK Software on December 20, 2016

A lot is being done and written about the role of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in developing effective Cybersecurity solutions. However, the critical role that User Experience plays in driving a faster response is underplayed and underappreciated.

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Topics: user experience, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, security

RANK launches innovative Behavioral Analytics offering centered around the concept of Collaborative Discovery

Posted by RANK Software on October 6, 2016

In our continuing quest to leverage big data technology to add value to Security Analysts to combat cyber threats, RANK is excited to announce the launch of our User & Entity Behavior Analytics product as part of the VASA platform. Our latest release allows us to take a significant step towards answering the question

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Topics: vasa, ueba, Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, security

Contextualization in Security Analytics

Posted by RANK Software on May 4, 2016

Not IF but WHEN you get attacked
 
Security Breaches are everywhere, everyday. In an environment where 100% of threats can’t be prevented and excessive false positives is a major pain point in forensic analysis, determining the context of a threat across the network is imperative to success.

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Topics: Machine Learning, Cybersecurity