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Missed it Live? Watch the “Big Security Data” Webinar with 451 Research & eEye Here.

Posted February 29, 2012    Sarah Lieber

Recently, 451 Research and eEye hosted the webinar “Turning Your Big Security Data into a Big Advantage”. This discussion was on the topic of “Big Data” and how it relates to today’s security landscape. Featuring 451’s Andrew Hay, we covered how today’s enterprise IT and security teams can best leverage their ‘big security data’ to make more informed decisions and better protect their networks. Topics covered include:

  • The business value of ‘big security data’
  • How security teams can leverage ‘big security data’ to make more informed decisions
  • eEye’s take on how you can begin to leverage this information to drive a more dynamic security strategy
  • Andrew Hay’s insight into how this data is impacting the enterprise today
  • Live Q&A at the end of the webcast from members of the audience

For those of you who missed the live event, you’re in luck because we’re giving you access to the recording here.

For those of you who still have questions after watching the recording, I encourage you to continue the conversation in the comments section below. We’ll be sure to answer your questions in the order they’re received.

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Posted October 16, 2014    Chris Burd

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