Kelly Kading is the Regional Manager for the Northeast US here at Plixer. Kelly strives to deliver the best customer experience possible. He enjoys building relationships with his customers and wants to find the solution to best meet their needs. When not in the office, Kelly tries to always be in the outdoors. His favorite hobbies are hiking, snowshoeing, traveling and generally just being outside!
Many types of malware can be uncovered simply by cross referencing the internet hosts your internal users are connecting to with an IP address reputation or domain reputation database. This post discusses the easiest way to do this.
Back in 2007 it was reported that Salesforce.com was hacked when their electronic security measures where compromised. What is surprising is that I could not find any theft reports from Salesforce since.
Xirrus IPFIX support provides network admins greater insight into what is going on out at the edge. Understanding which devices are creating the most traffic and types of traffic empowers admins to make optimizing tweaks to the networks overall configuration. Making sure that the critical applications receive priority is paramount.
The Bluecoat Crossbeam NetFlow Support instructions for configuring flow sampling can be found in the XOS Configuration Guide. Outlined below is an explanation for configuring NetFlow or IPFIX. Read more
Application Performance Monitoring needs to evolve from a Network Map to an Application Map. It is amazing to me that most companies do not have a map of the applications that their business depends on. When application performance is crawling, the network is often the first suspect. I think the reason for this is partially because the network is the only thing documented. Everyone knows that the network isn’t always at fault when it comes to poor application performance. Lets fix this perception problem by starting off where the existing documentation ends.