Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , User & Entity Behavioral Analytics (UEBA)

The Role of Behavioral Analytics in Security

Forcepoint's Harshil Doshi on a New Approach
Harshil Doshi, security strategist, Forcepoint

Cybersecurity is shifting toward a behavioral-centric approach, says Harshil Doshi, security strategist at Forcepoint.

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“The focus was on infrastructure security - the perimeter, the endpoint,” he says. “We are at a phase where we are moving from information-centric security to behavioral-centric security.”

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Summit in Bengaluru, Doshi offers insights on:

  • Why workforce protection and supply chain protection have become critical;
  • How behavioral analytics impacts security strategy;
  • How to assess the behavior of employees.

Doshi, a strategic security consultant at Forcepoint, has more than 12 years of enterprise security consulting experience across banking, telecommunication, manufacturing and other sectors.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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