The original alert seemed innocuous enough: sensors had detected an unusual uptick in traffic sent from an inside-the-firewall device to unknown recipients somewhere outside the corporation's network.
It wasn't a massive amount of data, but under the refined scrutiny of an advanced Intrusion Detection System (IDS), the anomaly represented a significant and as-yet-unknown threat to the enterprise.
By Scott Paly at IT World.
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