User & Entity Behavior Analytics Defined
What is User & Entity Behavior Analytics?
This is a term introduced by Gartner in the September 2015 Market Guide for User and Entity Behavior Analytics report and is defined as follows: “User and entity behavior analytics is bringing profiling and anomaly detection based on machine learning to security. UEBA vendors use packaged analytics to evaluate the activity of users and other entities to discover security infractions.”
What does LightCyber have to do with it?
LightCyber is listed as a Representative Vendor of UEBA in the Market Guide. We believe Behavioral Attack Detection is a form of UEBA that is specifically focused on detecting and alerting on active attacks, malware that has bypassed other security controls, and risky or malicious internal activity. Behavioral Attack Detection combines Network + Endpoint for the most accurate alerts with the most context – perfect to power swift triage and response.
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