Tag: Netflow

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

Combined Internal and External Monitoring for Advanced Security Context

This week, Palo Alto Networks announced a technology partnership with Lancope to improve enterprise network security. By consuming NetFlow records from Palo Alto’s Next-Generation Firewalls, Lancope’s StealthWatch System delivers in-depth network insight and security intelligence for detecting and remediating a wide range of issues facing enterprise infrastructure. READ MORE

Are My Computers for Rent?

In a recent blog entry, Brian Krebs revealed that a Russian-based service is selling the IP addresses, usernames and passwords of computers inside organizations including Fortune 500 companies using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). In the comments section, some readers asked how they can check if their servers are listed in the service’s database. While there certainly is merit in that type of diligence, they could better answer that question by reviewing their own network surveillance data. It is a question that intelligent analysis of enterprise NetFlow/IPFIX can quickly answer. READ MORE

Lancope & Cisco Webinar: A New Approach for Evolving Cyber Threats

Lancope announced today that it will join Cisco and guest, Forrester, to deliver a complimentary webinar this Thursday, November 8 at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT. The webinar will discuss why today’s conventional security controls are no longer enough to fend off sophisticated attacks, and what organizations can do to better protect their networks. READ MORE

No Matter How Frequent or Infrequent, Insider Threats Come at a Cost

If you have paid attention to the security landscape over the past decade, even in passing, you have likely picked up on the idea that the insider threat makes up at least some measurable percentage of concern within an organization's security framework. Lancope’s StealthWatch System brings all of this visibility under the same single pane of glass, and correlates anomalous host behavior with user and device information to help solve the insider threat headache. READ MORE