Experienced technology professional specializing in information security. Skilled orator and accomplished public presenter (see webinars, blogs, etc below). Lead advocate for NetFlow and IPFIX technology adoption.
We’ve blogged about the differences between NetFlow and sFlow before but this debate continues to come up often enough and has been going on long enough that it needs to be put to rest once and for all. So let’s cut right to the chase:
This is a conversation I find myself having more and more lately so I thought it would make sense to discuss in detail just exactly how security information management systems (SIEMs) and NetFlow are related and why SIEMs are a poor choice for NetFlow collection.
There are many uses of NetFlow but one of the most important and often overlooked is the network security value NetFlow and IPFIX can provide. Based on feedback gathered over 10 years from hundreds of NetFlow customers, here’s the top five uses of NetFlow analysis for network security in ascending order… Read more
Mike Patterson (Plixer CEO and Founder) and I have been long time colleagues in the arena of NetFlow analysis. Over the years we’ve both watched as NetFlow has matured and gained increasing popularity and I’ve always admired Mike and his team’s energy and steadfast devotion to NetFlow technology. Read more