New profiling software provides new security against hackers...
Source and full story hereThe "user-level anomaly detection" software draws up regularly updated profiles by closely tracking over time how each person performs an array of routine tasks, such as opening files, sending e-mail or searching archives.
Designed to tell if someone has strayed into an unauthorized zone or is masquerading as an employee using a stolen password, the program keeps watch for even subtle deviations in behavior. Alerted to anomalies, network administrators then begin monitoring more aggressively to assess whether pilferage is in progress.
"The ultimate goal is to detect intrusions or violations occurring on the fly"...