Reportedly, nearly half of cybersecurity teams get 50% or higher false positives. It has also been reported that nearly a quarter of a security analyst’s time is wasted due to false positives. It is clear that false positives consume a lot of cybersecurity analyst’s work hours. There is a need to avoid them to prevent cybersecurity teams from being overloaded. But before getting into their prevention, let’s have a look at what causes these alerts.