IWAN NetFlow Support

Posted in performance routing on June 30th, 2015 by Justin
IWAN NetFlow Support

For a while now we have had IWAN NetFlow support built into our network incident response system, which collects and reports on NetFlow, IPFIX, sFlow, and all other flow derivatives.  IWAN stands for Intelligent WAN and promises intelligent path control, application optimization, and secure connectivity to the Internet and branch locations while reducing the operating cost of the WAN. Read more »

Justin
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Responding to zero day threats using NetFlow

Posted in network threat detection, Security, threat detection on June 29th, 2015 by Jake
Responding to zero day threats using NetFlow

In this blog, I want to talk to you about investigating zero-day attacks. A zero-day attack can be a huge menace on the network, since it can bypass a lot of your detection systems that currently have in place. It can also go unnoticed on the network for a very long time. Read more »

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Understanding Netflow Traffic Volume

Posted in NetFlow, Network Monitoring, SNMP on June 18th, 2015 by Jarryd
Understanding Netflow Traffic Volume

Seeing how much traffic is going over an interface is an integral part of every network professional’s daily routine. This information can be used for everything from future planning to trouble-shooting. That’s why understanding NetFlow traffic volume and knowing exactly how much bandwidth is being used at any given time is critical.

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SIEM Market Misrepresenting Their Security Value

Posted in detect network threats on June 6th, 2015 by Patti
SIEM Market Misrepresenting Their Security Value

If you think that your company’s SIEM is a reasonably good solution for detecting intrusions, your probably less safe than you think. SIEMs rely largely on logs from appliances that don’t detect most targeted attacks. Read more »

Patti

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Exchange Monitoring Tool

Posted in exchange log analyzer, General, incident response on June 3rd, 2015 by chris
Exchange Monitoring Tool

My colleague Jake recently wrote about Disaster Recovery Monitoring, and about how our Incident Response System, using IPFIX/NetFlow is more helpful then tools that rely on SNMP. We at Plixer recently ran into an issue with our Microsoft Exchange Server that helps illustrate the benefit of using IPFIX/NetFlow as an analytic and investigative tool. Read more »

Chris Reagan

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