IT security’s greatest inhibitor to success is contending with too much security data. To address this challenge, 47 percent of IT security professionals acknowledged their organization’s intent to acquire advanced security analytics solutions that incorporate machine learning(ML) technology within the next 12 months.

Such investments help to mitigate the risks of advanced cyberthreats missed by traditional security defenses, aiding enterprise cyberthreat hunting endeavors, according to the CyberEdge Group sixth annual Cyberthreat Defense Report (CDR). With 1,200 IT security decision makers and practitioners participating from 17 countries, six continents, and 19 industries, CyberEdge’s CDR is the most comprehensive study of security professionals’ perceptions in the industry. READ MORE ON: HELPNETSECURITY