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Research and Markets: The Forgotten Barometer: Bot Detection as an Integral Security Technology

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vmxftz/the_forgotten) has announced the addition of the "The Forgotten Barometer: Bot Detection as an Integral Security Technology " report to their offering.

The model for threat detection is continually evolving in response to changing tactics utilized by malicious actors. Network-based threats are increasingly deceptive and dubious in nature;and, as a result, security technologies must be able to detect signs of an attack or intrusion attempt, rather than an exact pattern of an outright threat.

One of the trends forcing a shift in threat detection methodologies is the growing importance of the bot as a go-to tactic for hackers and hacker groups. A bot is a computing system tasked with performing a specific Internet function, in an automated fashion. Not all bot are malicious in nature; there are bots that perform legal and useful tasks such as Web indexing, data collection, competitive research, and promotional activities on social networking Web sites.

This SPIE will analyze the value of bot detection in a security model; the perceived value of such features; the methods used to detect bots, and their respective effectiveness.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. The Need for Bot Detection as an Integral Component in a Modern Network Security Model

3. Bot Detection Methodologies Explained

4. Challenges to Bot Detection Adoption

5. Stratecast - The Last Word

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vmxftz/the_forgotten

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