Early Detection Is Key to Shutting Down Attacks
- Early detection and monitoring are important because they help a business shut down a potential attack before it worsens.
- Monitoring tools that incorporate artificial intelligence features can speed up the process of identifying and flagging unusual behavior.
“It’s important to be on the lookout for any abnormal behavior before an attack can escalate or expand across the organization.”
For cybersecurity consultant Scott Saunders, early detection is critical for shutting down an attack. “It’s important to be on the lookout for any abnormal behavior before an attack can escalate or expand across the organization,” he says. This is why it’s important to monitor your endpoints so that you can identify unusual behavior. It provides an early warning if, for example, a well-intentioned employee makes a change to your prevention program that generates a risk that you don’t know about, says Saunders. Detection and monitoring help your business verify that your prevention program is working as intended.