Using Analytics to Predict Future Attacks and Breaches

by Dave Shackleford
Sept. 1, 2017 1 comment SANS Institute Detection & Response security analytics and intelligence

The pace and sophistication of data breaches is growing all the time. Anyone with valuable secrets can be a target, and likely already is. According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, at the time of this writing, 884,903,517 records were breached in 4,621 incidents documented since 2005. This number is just an estimate based on publicly disclosed and well-documented incidents; the real number is likely much higher. According to data available from, the size of the major breaches over the past several years has grown significantly.

ariadnalunguco 7 months, 1 week ago

We need good tools of anticipation of attacks and breaches. This article raises awareness on the importance of being well prepared to counter the attacks.