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How Union Bank Gets the Most from Its Data Loss Prevention Solution

When you’re a major player in a highly-regulated industry, it becomes even more important to ensure safeguards against data exfiltration to protect your customers and your business. The question becomes, “How do you scale your data loss prevention (DLP) operations when you’re handling a huge volume of daily transactions and thousands of potential security incidents?” This post helps you understand the limits of commonly used solutions, as well as how to use Exabeam to improve[…]


5 Things to Know About Exabeam Data Lake

Earlier this week we launched Exabeam Data Lake—previously known as Exabeam Log Manager—a security data lake that helps you collect and store unlimited amounts of security data to meet threat detection and compliance use cases.  Here are 5 things you should know about Data Lake: 1. You Can Buy It How You Want to Buy It We understand that traditionally there has been a fair amount of angst amongst SIEM buyers related to how these[…]


Exabeam Wins Red Herring Global 100 and Computing Security Excellence Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that Exabeam recently won two prestigious awards. These awards were: The Red Herring 2017 Global Top 100 The Computing Security Excellence Award for Security and Event Management Exabeam Named Red Herring 2017 Global Top 100 Winner Since the mid 90s, Red Herring has selected the top privately owned startups from specific geographic regions and highlighted them in their top 100 showcase.  To be considered for the list, companies must be: Technology[…]

Topics: awards and recognition, SECURITY, SIEM

Exabeam Highlighted in the Expanding Cisco Security Technology Ecosystem

Earlier this week, Cisco Security released a blog announcing more than 26 new integrations with 3rd party security products.  Here at Exabeam, we’re thrilled to have been prominently mentioned several times throughout the announcement for the value our integrations deliver to joint Cisco / Exabeam customers. This exemplifies the commitment we’ve made to working with Cisco Security as a strategic partner. Exabeam was specifically mentioned for several integrations including: Cisco Firepower Cisco Umbrella The joint[…]

Topics: benefits, Partnerships, SECURITY

UBA, UEBA, & SIEM: Security Management Terms Defined

This blog post seeks to define and explain some common acronyms involved in today’s security management landscape. What is UBA?   UBA stands for User Behavior Analytics and it’s an analytics led threat detection technology. UBA uses machine learning and data science to gain an understanding of how users (humans) within an environment typically behave, then to find risky, anomalous activity that deviates from their normal behavior and may be indicative of a threat. How[…]

Topics: SECURITY, Uncategorized

Flipping the SIEM Value Equation

If you operate a SIEM, you probably deeply sympathize with what I’m about to say. SIEMs are over priced. More accurately, SIEMs are overpriced compared to the value they actually provide to their customers. Not only are these systems responsible for draining security budgets, they aren’t effective in helping customers to effectively manage security incidents. The Economics of SIEMs (and Razors) All legacy SIEMs have at least one thing in common, some form of data[…]


Breaking Down Barriers To Effective Cyber Defense with UEBA

Recently, the CyberEdge Group released its 2017 Cyberthreat Defense Report, a survey of 1,100 IT security professionals on topics ranging from cyber-attack trends and security investment, to tool effectiveness and security best practices. Of course there were a lot of interesting findings in this year’s report, however the part that really caught my eye was the chart on “top barriers to establishing an effective cyber threat defense”. As part of the report, respondents were asked[…]

Topics: Uncategorized

The Challenge of Using a SIEM to Detect Ransomware

Ransomware is becoming more common than ever. Corporations both large and small, are increasingly finding themselves the targets of advanced ransomware campaigns. Unfortunately, most security teams haven’t had enough experience with ransomware in corporate environments to stop infections before they run rampant.  This post explores some of the challenges security teams may face when trying to use SIEM correlation rules to identify the behavior and activities associated with a ransomware infection. Zooming out for Greater[…]

Topics: ransomware, SECURITY

Exabeam Cleans Up At Network Product Guide's 2016 IT World Awards

As a software vendor, it’s always nice when the fruits of hard work, purposeful design decisions, and unwavering focus on customer feedback are recognized.  Recently, Exabeam had the honor of being selected as the recipient of six awards at the 2016 Network Product Guide IT World Awards. Our goal has always been to deliver the exceptional by building products that our customers love using. Being named a winner from IT World Awards serves as a[…]

Topics: awards and recognition