Welcome!

Big Data Journal Authors: Liz McMillan, Kevin Benedict, Pat Romanski, Michael Bushong, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

Rsam SRI Delivers Actionable Intelligence for Security Operations Big Data

Rsam's Security Risk Intelligence (SRI) Solution Transforms Large Volumes of Security Operations Big Data Into Actionable Information for Risk-Based Decision-Making

SECAUCUS, NJ--(Marketwired - February 20, 2014) - Rsam, the industry-leading provider of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) platforms, is pleased to announce the successful launch and market adoption of the company's solution for security operations big data -- Rsam Security Risk Intelligence (SRI).

Initially released in June 2013, SRI built upon Rsam's proven Threat and Vulnerability offering with the ability to analyze, normalize, correlate, add business relevance as well as create dashboards, reports and heat maps that let you communicate the key performance metrics of your ongoing security program Big Data to the CSO.

In a recent case study, James Purvis, lead information security analyst at the University of Rochester Medical Center, noted, "With the custom dashboards and reporting aspects built into Rsam, we have been able to quickly gather a complete and accurate picture of our incidents, current compliance status and are able to identify and prioritize our vulnerability and risk management programs with meaningful impact. Rsam SRI helps us to identify and prioritize our risk exposure so that we can keep our patient data and confidential information secure."

Rsam SRI has been successfully deployed by Rsam customers across vertical industries including healthcare, financial services, energy and retail, enabling them to automate processes, maintain compliance, gain insight into problematic areas and proactively take action before incidents occur.

"Threats and vulnerabilities have become more sophisticated and recent events have shown that security breaches can affect even the most prominent enterprises," said Vivek Shivananda, CEO of Rsam. "But throwing more people at the problem is not the answer. Organizations that hope to avoid these types of incidents must take advantage of automation and leverage tools that provide insight into their security programs and intelligence for risk-based decision making."

Highlights of Rsam Security Risk Intelligence (SRI) include:

  • Condense large volumes of data allowing you to store metrics over many years without running out of space
  • Metasploit data integration enables users to identify, then patch, those vulnerabilities that are most likely to be exploited. This rapid identification of 'low-hanging fruit' significantly reducing the likelihood of a breach
  • Automated notification and prioritization allows teams to be laser-focused on the most relevant remediation efforts
  • Proactive threat management that pulls data from the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system and other threat intelligence feeds and routes them to the appropriate subject matter experts

Off-line decision support enhances collaboration and puts information in the hands of senior executives allowing them to make rapid decisions through their email without ever having to learn or navigate Rsam.

"Our customers are managing huge volumes of data received from a wide variety of sources," said Kevin Day, CTO of Rsam. "Rsam's superior method of marrying diverse data sets with intelligent indexing, tagging, routing and analytics is optimized to help organizations process and manage big security data. Customers can now focus on security rather than administration."

To read the complete case study, please visit: www.rsam.com/images/case-study/casestudyurmc.pdf

For more information on Security Risk Intelligence, please join Rsam at the RSA Conference 2014 at booth #1015 in the South Hall or visit www.rsam.com/solutions/rsam-sri.

About Rsam
Rsam provides the most intuitive and flexible solutions to help organizations successfully manage unique risk, compliance, audit and security needs, quickly. Businesses across the globe trust Rsam technology to minimize risk exposure and decrease the cost of compliance. As the only object-based solution for governance, risk and compliance, Rsam provides businesses with unparalleled visibility, intelligence and control of risk factors. Enterprises use the intuitive interface of the Rsam Platform to automate challenging processes without the need for additional coding or costly professional services. Rsam's unique and proven approach has earned the confidence of global customers in financial services, healthcare, government and other highly-regulated industries and gained repeated recognition as an industry leader by independent analyst and industry press.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories from Big Data Journal
Cisco on Wedesday announced its intent to acquire privately held Metacloud. Based in Pasadena, Calif., Metacloud deploys and operates private clouds for global organizations with a unique OpenStack-as-a-Service model that delivers and remotely operates production-ready private clouds in a customer's data center. Metacloud's OpenStack-based cloud platform will accelerate Cisco's strategy to build the world's largest global Intercloud, a network of clouds, together with key partners to address cu...
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the “Internet of Things” (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, will discuss the real...
I write and study often on the subject of digital transformation - the digital transformation of industries, markets, products, business models, etc. In brief, digital transformation is about the impact that collected and analyzed data can have when used to enhance business processes and workflows. If Amazon knows your preferences for particular books and films based upon captured data, then they can apply analytics to predict related books and films that you may like. This improves sales. T...
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, will discuss the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. The presentation will also discuss how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics to discuss are barriers to success, what is n...
When one expects instantaneous response from video generated on the internet, lots of invisible problems have to be overcome. In his session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Tom Paquin, EVP and Chief Technology Officer at OnLive, to discuss how to overcome these problems. A Silicon Valley veteran, Tom Paquin provides vision, expertise and leadership to the technology research and development effort at OnLive as EVP and Chief Technology Officer. With more than 20 years of management experience at lead...
BlueData aims to “democratize Big Data” with its launch of EPIC Enterprise, which it calls “the industry’s first Big Data software to enable enterprises to create a self-service cloud experience on premise.” This self-service private cloud allows enterprises to create 100-node Hadoop and Spark clusters in less than 10 minutes. The company is also offering a Community Edition via free download. We had a few questions for BlueData CEO Kumar Sreekanti about all this, and here's what he had to s...
Labor market analytics firm Wanted Analytics recently assessed the market for technology professionals and found that demand for people with proficient levels of Hadoop expertise had skyrocketed by around 33% since last year – it is true, Hadoop is hard technology to master and the labor market is not exactly flooded with an over-abundance of skilled practitioners. Hadoop has been called a foundational technology, rather than ‘just’ a database by some commentators – this almost pushes it towards...
The cloud provides an easy onramp to building and deploying Big Data solutions. Transitioning from initial deployment to large-scale, highly performant operations may not be as easy. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, will discuss the benefits, weaknesses, and performance characteristics of public and bare metal cloud deployments that can help you make the right decisions.
Where historically app development would require developers to manage device functionality, application environment and application logic, today new platforms are emerging that are IoT focused and arm developers with cloud based connectivity and communications, development, monitoring, management and analytics tools. In her session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Seema Jethani, Director of Product Management at Basho Technologies, will explore how to rapidly prototype using IoT cloud platforms and c...
Amazon, Google and Facebook are household names in part because of their mastery of Big Data. But what about organizations without billions of dollars to spend on Big Data tools - how can they extract value from their data? Ion Stoica is co-founder and CEO of Databricks, a company working to revolutionize Big Data analysis through the Apache Spark platform. He also serves as a professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. Ion previously co-founded Conviva to commercial...