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7 Unusual Behaviors That Indicate Security Breaches

Breaches create outliers. Identifying anomalous activity can help keep firms in compliance and out of the headlines.
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Here is a rather uncontested statement: In the world of cyber security there are many things that can go wrong.

Some breaches are intentional, other accidental. A case in which an employee unwittingly discloses confidential information, or is working from an infected machine may look similar to the actions of employee who has gone rogue by uploading or downloading inappropriate data.

Regardless of the cause of the behavior, determining if a behavior is normal or not normal is important to catching a variety of security breaches.

Skyhigh Networks compiled real-world examples of behaviors that security teams identified as several standard deviations outside of normal activity.

 

Becca Lipman is Senior Editor for Wall Street & Technology. She writes in-depth news articles with a focus on big data and compliance in the capital markets. She regularly meets with information technology leaders and innovators and writes about cloud computing, datacenters, ... View Full Bio

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