Using big data and unified security analytics to protect enterprise assets

Hewlett-Packard Co. has announced new updates to its HP ArcSight portfolio, designed to offer enterprises unified security analytics for big data thanks to expanded identity monitoring to speed the identification of persistent threats.

Strengthening its existing portfolio of security solutions for big data, HP has introduced a series of updates:

* HP ArcSight Threat Detector 2.0 now has out-of-the-box threat profiles and threat profile intelligence

* HP ArcSight Threat Response Manager 5.5 adds cloud-ready, closed-loop capabilities for accelerated threat detection and response to mitigate advanced persistent threats

* HP ArcSight IdentityView 2.5 has expanded correlation of user identity, roles, and activities across events and security incidents

According to HP, these solutions process events at scale, provide deep insights out of the box, correlate user context, and provide actionable intelligence to reduce the risk of advanced persistent threats.

“Adversaries only need to get it right once to invoke serious damage on an organization’s private data, ability to provide critical service or corporate reputation,” said Haiyan Song, vice-president and general manager, ArcSight, Enterprise Security Products, HP, in a statement. “With solutions designed to enhance threat detection through improved security analytics for big data, HP enables customers to quickly identify potential attackers and take action proactively to minimize business impact and prevent  disruption to critical client services.”

HP ArcSight Identify View v2.5, HP ArcSight Threat Response Manager and HP ArcSight Threat Detector v2.0 are now available worldwide.

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