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Webcast Reveals Network Security Methods of Using IP Address Reputation and NetFlow Forensic Investigation

Kennebunk, Maine — July 25, 2013 — Helping to prevent Netflow-Sflow/scrutinizer-flow-analyzer.html”>Malware, Plixer International, Inc.,a leading provider of NetFlow-based network traffic monitoring and threat detection technology, today announced that Plixer’s Founder and CEO Michael Patterson will join Emerging Threats CTO Matt Jonkman for a complimentary webcast titled Defending Against Malware on your Network. The event will be held on Thursday, August 1st at 10:00 AM EDT and 4:00 PM EDT.

Webcast attendees will learn how to take proactive measures against Malware using IP Address reputation and forensic investigation. These new methods involve using IP Reputation lists to perform reputation lookups positive matches could lead to abnormal network traffic behavior. Performing this type of action has proven to be an effective security layer against Internet hazards such as Advanced Persistent Threats.

Protecting networks from malicious threats is one of the greatest challenges organizations face,” said Matt Jonkman, CTO of Emerging Threats. “To help alleviate this challenge, Emerging Threats and Plixer have combined their industry-leading technologies so IT personnel can maximize threat detection with the most comprehensive IP Reputation list and NetFlow analysis techniques available.”

Webcast attendees will gain valuable insight on:

  • The value of Emerging Threat’s open source Intrusion Detection System
  • The motivation behind Malware and how it affects the development of network security systems
  • Business risks and costs of a Malware attack
  • The effectiveness of ETPro Ruleset Malware detection
  • Benefits of ETPro Ruleset on the Suricata Engine
  • Identifying APT related Malware with IP host reputation and network traffic pattern behavior
  • Using a Flow Replicator to forward flow data to multiple destinations
  • Investigating the spread of an infection and other machines that exhibit same traffic patterns after communicating with an infected host
  • Reporting on User Names

Register for the webcast on by visiting the links below:

Thursday, August 1, 2013 10:00 AM EDT:
Thursday, August 1, 2013 4:00 PM EDT:

Download a free trial of Plixer’s Scrutinizer for NetFlow traffic analysis, or schedule a live demo by calling: (207) 324-8805 or via email at [email protected]. For more NetFlow insight, follow Plixer International on their Blog, Twitter, Facebook or join the NetFlow Developments Group on LinkedIn. Learn about these new features by taking one of their Advanced NetFlow Training™ classes being offered around the country.

About Emerging Threats

Emerging Threats is a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence. Founded in 2003 as a cyber security research community, Emerging Threats has become the de facto standard in network-based malware threat detection. The company’s ETOpen Ruleset, ETPro™ Ruleset, and IQRisk™ suite of threat intelligence are platform agnostic for easy integration with Suricata, SNORT®, and other network intrusion protection and detection systems. With ETPro Ruleset, organizations can achieve the highest standards of malicious threat detection with world-class support and research for extended vulnerability coverage. ETPro Ruleset is ideal for enterprises, government agencies, financial institutions, SMBs, higher education, and service providers. For more information, please visit:

About Plixer International, Inc.

About Plixer International, Inc. Plixer International, Inc. is a leading NetFlow, IPFIX and sFlow solution provider specializing in network threat detection, historical reporting and capacity base-lining for both physical and virtual environments. They assist customers implementing and troubleshooting: VoIP, Telepresence, Unified Communications, Medianet and other time sensitive applications. Plixer tools have been used to analyze and troubleshoot irregular traffic patterns by IT professionals with some of the largest networks in the world, such as CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer.

Published in Press Releases 2013