New and varied sources of data, including weblogs, sensors and social media streams, are weaving their way into the analytics mix, making it easier than ever to create connections that convert into actionable insights.
A basic tenet of security is to apply the strongest safeguards to the highest value targets. Systems and IT administrators comprise a set of privileged users granted access to very high value targets.
We've always had connections, but we didn't have a good way to find the interesting connections lurking in our data. Now we do; it's called connection analytics and it helps us find patterns in the way people and things of all types are related.