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How to Improve Cyber Security with Advanced Netflow Network Forensics

Posted by Rafi Sabel on Jul 7, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Most organizations today deploy network security tools that are built to perform limited prevention - traditionally “blocking and tackling” at the edge of a network using a firewall or by installing security software on every system.

This is only one third of a security solution, and has become the least effective measure.

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Topics: Network Forensics, Cyber Security

Why NetFlow is Perfect for Forensics and Compliance

Posted by Rafi Sabel on May 25, 2016 8:32:04 AM

As flow-data is rich in metadata and continues to be extended with more contexts, NetFlow Forensics offers the perfect method of how you can deal with a large aspect of network security.

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Topics: Network Forensics

Balancing Granularity Against Network Security Forensics

Posted by Rafi Sabel on Dec 22, 2015 10:08:25 AM

With the pace at which the social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) stack is evolving, IT departments must quickly adopt their security monitoring and prevention strategies to match the ever-changing networking landscape. By the same token, network monitoring solutions (NMS) developers must balance a tightrope of their own in terms of providing the detail and visibility their users need, without a cost to network performance. But much of security forensics depends on the ability to drill down into both live and historic data to identify how intrusions and attacks occur. This leads to the question: what is the right balance between collecting enough data to gain the front foot in network security management, and ensuring performance isn’t compromised in the process?

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Topics: Network Security, Network Forensics

Benefits of Network Security Forensics

Posted by Rafi Sabel on Oct 5, 2015 7:07:00 AM

The networks that your business operates on are often open and complex.

Your IT department is responsible for mitigating network risks, managing performance and auditing data to ensure functionality.

Using NetFlow forensics can help your IT team maintain the competitiveness and reliability of the systems required to run your business. 

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Topics: Network Forensics