James Sirota

Big Data Architect

Cisco Security Solutions

James Sirota is a Lead Architect on the Cisco Big Data security analytics platform called OpenSOC. His primary expertise is in design and implementation of Big Data platforms on top of Hadoop, MapReduce, Yarn, Storm, Kafka, Elastic Search, and Flume. James additionally oversees Cisco’s Data Science team as they push the bounds of real-time anomaly detection for machine exhaust data.


February 5, 2015


Announcing OpenSOC .1

4 min read

OpenSOC, an open source security analytics framework, helps organizations make big data part of their technical security strategy by providing a platform for the application of anomaly detection and incident forensics to the data loss problem. By integrating numerous elements of the Hadoop ecosystem such as Storm, Kafka, and Elasticsearch, OpenSOC provides a scalable platform […]