Tag: Internal Network Monitoring

Lancope Survey: Enterprises Have a “False Sense of Security”

This week, Lancope released the results of a survey conducted at a large technology tradeshow in Europe. The survey revealed that many organizations have a “false sense of security.” More than 65 percent of respondents said they did not think, or were unsure whether, they had experienced any security incidents at all within the last 12-18 months. READ MORE

In Network Security, the Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Lately, the news is plastered full of stories about outside attackers who have made their way inside a network. The question is: while many security teams are on high alert waiting for IDS/IPS alarms to sound, who's watching the inside? READ MORE

Data Breach Costs and Consequences Continue to Grow

In the past several months, there have been many articles in the media discussing legal action against organizations that suffer data breaches. The problem is that many organizations don’t even know when they are susceptible to data leakage. Flow-based monitoring can fill in the gaps left by conventional technologies and uncover anomalous behaviors that signify security or compliance issues. READ MORE

Lancope at Black Hat 2012

Lancope will be out in force next week at Black Hat USA in Las Vegas. I thought I should run down a few of the talks that I’m planning to see that are relevant to Lancope users and customers. READ MORE

Forrester Say to Pull Your Head Out of the Sand…

According this Verizon 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report, insider attack vectors were involved in 48% of data breaches in 2009, up 26% from 2008. IT Consumerization, mobile computing (laptops), and proliferation of digitized back office services are forcing enterprise security analysts to think about how they can monitor and secure the internal network, not just the perimeter. This white paper from Forrester titled "Pull Your Head Out Of The Sand And Put It On A Swivel: Introducing Network Analysis And Visibility" drives the point home quite nicely with a discussion on internal network monitoring mechanisms and the benefits therein. Forrester refers… READ MORE