Tag: Concern Index

Application-Layer DDoS Detection

In an earlier blog entry, I described how traditional, flood-based DDoS could be detected with Lancope’s StealthWatch System. With our upcoming release of StealthWatch 6.4, we are also introducing application-layer DDoS detection. READ MORE

Lessons Learned from the New York Times Hack

Unfortunately, The New York Times is not the only organization that has been the victim of a sophisticated, targeted attack of this nature, and it certainly will not be the last as regular drum beat of these kinds of incidents has been reported over the past few years. In order to combat these new and constantly evolving threats, defensive techniques need to adapt. READ MORE

Forrester Endorses Lancope and Cisco Approach for Combating Advanced Threats

According to a Forrester Consulting Technology Adoption Profile commissioned by Lancope and Cisco, “Enlightened organizations have adopted network flow analysis capabilities to augment their preventative controls, but fail to include the additional context necessary to truly identify malicious activity within their networks.” While there are many solutions on the market that simply collect and store flow data, or even provide basic analysis, Lancope’s StealthWatch System provides the additional context called for by Forrester. READ MORE

Internal IP Reputation for Combating Advanced Threats

The link between network visibility and network security is critical to tackling threats facing networks today. Lancope’s StealthWatch System, unlike other solutions such as Riverbed Cascade, provides the missing security piece of network visibility. READ MORE

StealthWatch Goes Beyond Signatures; Detects the Weird

Robert Lemos recently put together a great article for Dark Reading detailing the increasing need for organizations to move beyond typical signature-based, hardened perimeters in order to “detect the weird.” Lancope of course has been on the edge of this wave for several years, providing anomaly detection down to the host level utilizing what we refer to as the Concern Index (CI). READ MORE