From the Summer 2014 Issue

Above the Noise Floor: Security Measures in Your Network


Marc Milligan, Cyber Threat Analyst, Visionist, Inc.

In network security, a noise floor is a baseline or an acceptable percentage of false positives (when the system cries wolf) and false negatives (when it misses an actual security event) from your security products. No monitoring solution is fool proof, so you will need to develop a method of sorting out the good, the … Read more