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From applications to infrastructure, enterprises and governments alike face a constant barrage of digital attacks designed to steal data, cripple networks, damage brands, and perform a host of other malicious intents. HP Enterprise Security Products offers products and services that help organizations meet the security demands of a rapidly changing and more dangerous world. HP ESP enables businesses and institutions to take a proactive approach to security that integrates information correlation, deep application analysis and network-level defense mechanisms—unifying the components of a complete security program and reducing risk across your enterprise. In this blog, we will announce the latest offerings from HP ESP, discuss current trends in vulnerability research and technology, reveal new HP ESP security initiatives and promote our upcoming appearances and speaking engagements.

The new 'HP Operational Analytics' Combines Best of Security Intelligence And IT Operations


HP operations analytics combines the powerful analytic capabilities of HP ArcSight Logger and HP Business Service Management (BSM) solutions to provide a comprehensive view into performance and availability metrics, machine data, events and logs.


HP ArcSight Logger helps turn volumes of raw data into actionable insight by unifying search, reporting, alerting and analysis across all types of IT data. It provides real-time insights into complex unstructured data for dynamic IT environments.


“As IT infrastructure grows the amount of data IT must collect and manage continues to increase, yet many organizations do not have the right tools to collect, store and analyze these overwhelming amounts of raw data and events” said Art Gilliland, senior vice president, Enterprise Security Products, HP

Tip #1: Centralized approach – Unify security & IT operations

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You can secure if you can “see” it. My tip #1 is to have a centralized approach where you see every log data from every log generating source. Since “seeing” everything means more machine data, you need right tools such as security and identity focused event correlation engine that helps you understand and analyze the risks in your IT. The last step is to take actions using the IT operations tools.

Top 10 tips for unifying security and IT operations

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The emergence of Enterprise 2.0 with social, mobile, local, and cloud applications within the enterprise have increased IT operational challenges. Other trends such as bring your own device (BYOD) are adding new dimensions that are challenging for IT Operations due to diversified form, OS, vendors, etc.


Your customers and employees are demanding an open platform to facilitate better collaboration. However, your IT operations may not be in position to support Enterprise 2.0 or BYOD due to security challenges or resource constraints. So, how do you align your business requirements and IT resources, while keeping it secure? 

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