Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Threat Hunting

Spotting the Unknown Threat: Exploring Outlier Detection

Asian Security Pioneer Shomiron Das Gupta on Changes in Detection Strategies
Shomiron Das Gupta, founder and director of engineering, Netmonastery

What is "outlier detection," and why could it be the next big innovation in security? Shomiron Das Gupta of Netmonastery offers an explanation.

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In this video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Das Gupta discusses:

  • Why endpoint security is emerging as an important area;
  • Outlier detection and its utility in the evolving landscape;
  • Security challenges that are not receiving enough attention.

Das Gupta, founder and director of engineering at Netmonastery, has been building threat detection systems for more than a decade. He has experience building detection strategies for advanced security operations centers. Das Gupta spearheaded Netmonastery's efforts in building a commercial big data analytics platform. DNIF, which serves multiple industries.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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