Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Threat Hunting , Threat Intelligence

What Does 'Threat Analytics' Really Mean?

Gerry Sillars of Skybox on How to Operationalize It
Gerry Sillars, vice president, APAC, Skybox

Threat analytics involves understanding where threats to key data assets exist and planning your mitigation strategy around that, says Skybox's Gerry Sillars.

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

  • A comprehensive definition of what threat analytics is;
  • Getting a view of the full attack surface;
  • Moving from a reactive to a proactive understanding of your environment.

Sillars is vice president in APAC for Skybox. He has more than 15 years of experience building scalable software businesses in APAC, including roles at such companies as Commvault Systems, Alcatel Lucent and UpGuard.

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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