Startup Niara aims to catch stealthy attacks

Startup Niara has come out of stealth to do battle in the growing field of security intelligence and analytics where it detects and correlates anomalous behaviors and assigns confidence scores that indicate whether they should be further investigated as threats.

Niara Security Intelligence is a software platform that gathers data from TAP or SPAN ports on routers, logs, SIEMs, IDSes and other third-party products customers may already own.

Its Niara Analyzer crunches the data and correlates events that could represent attacks, assigns severity scores and issues alerts that can be drilled into by security analysts to reveal the underlying forensic elements from which the analyzer concluded threats.

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Network World Tim Greene