Despite the hundreds of billions spent by companies over the last several years, malware continues to infect our networks, sabotage our systems and steal our intellectual property. Even with repeated failures, the investment continues to climb.
Often I find that there is overlap in the type of insight sought after in syslogs and NetFlow tools that the security and network teams want to see. It causes confusion, and even the need to review each other’s tools, searching for the data they are missing within their own. This is why understanding how …
Given the size of Amazon’s customer base, it is probably one of the largest Internet sites targeted by hackers. As of 2014, the company claimed to have over 244 million customers two years later, we can only guess that it has probably stretched to over 300 million.
In the past two years, we have seen two more vendors enter the market of exporting IPFIX from end systems. For those of you who are new to IPFIX, it is the standard for NetFlow.
Recently a customer called in asking about our UDP Forwarder. At first I wasn’t sure what they were talking about but, as they explained what they were looking for, it dawned on me that they were actually referring to our Flow Replicator.
It’s common to need UDP forwarding to replicate UDP packets to all of your network monitoring solutions. Being the developers of NetFlow analysis software we have UDP NetFlow replication sending NetFlow packets to multiple development and production servers. This can be a challenge as most NetFlow exporters only send NetFlow packets to two different destinations. As …