Data Science & Security: Overcoming The Communication Challenge

Data scientists face a tricky task — taking raw data and making it meaningful for both security and business teams. Here’s how to bridge the gap.

Today, CISOs and their teams are being asked lots of questions about risk by different types of stakeholders. Many of these questions require security professionals to analyze raw data from multiple sources, then communicate insight about impact exposure or priorities that’s meaningful to people who are not security pros. This goal has many challenges, such as understanding raw data and analyzing it to produce accurate information that’s helpful to a particular person’s decision making context. This is a skill in itself, and one that data scientists are uniquely placed to provide.

Nik Whitfield discusses Data Scientists, raw data and making it meaningful for both security and business teams –

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