Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Incident & Breach Response , Managed Detection & Response (MDR)

Catching Attacks Early in the Kill Chain

Matthew Winter of LogRhythm Says Speed Is Key in Detecting Attacks
Matthew Winter, vice president of marketing and business development, LogRhythm

Organizations need to detect security events early in the kill chain in order to deflect attackers, says Matthew Winter of LogRhythm.

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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore, Winter discusses:

  • The lessons learned around the watershed ransomware attacks last year;
  • What organizations can do to reduce the prevalence of false positives;
  • Why detecting security events within an hour is still too slow.

Winter, vice president of marketing and business development at LogRhythm, has been with the firm since 2011. He previously worked in financial services at J.P. Morgan Securities covering infrastructure software, and at NetIQ in corporate strategy and development.

About the Author

Jeremy Kirk

Jeremy Kirk

Executive Editor, Security and Technology, ISMG

Kirk was executive editor for security and technology for Information Security Media Group. Reporting from Sydney, Australia, he created "The Ransomware Files" podcast, which tells the harrowing stories of IT pros who have fought back against ransomware.

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