Tag: Sflow

Lancope Introduces Data Loss Alarming in NetFlow-based StealthWatch System

Atlanta, March 23, 2010 – Lancope, Inc., the leader in NetFlow™ collection and analysis and the provider of the StealthWatch® System for flow-based network performance and security monitoring, today introduced Data Loss Alarming in StealthWatch which alerts organizations of potential data extrusions regardless of data format, protocol or encryption technique. The new feature enhances StealthWatch’s ability to protect organizations against data leakage and improves end-to-end visibility across physical and virtual networks. Recent studies show that the average organizational cost of a single data breach is close to $7M and rising[1]. Recognizing that data loss prevention is a top priority for most… READ MORE

Lancope Hosts NetFlow Virtual Town Hall Discussion

Atlanta, March 22, 2010 – Lancope, Inc.,the leader in NetFlow™ collection and analysis and the provider of the StealthWatch® System for flow-based network performance and security monitoring, today announced that it will host two one-hour virtual town hall discussions entitled “Ask the Expert: Your NetFlow Questions - Answered!” on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Register for this event at /news/webinars/. WHAT:    Ask the Expert:  Your NetFlow Questions - Answered! WHEN:   10:00 a.m. ET and 2:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 REGISTER:  /news/webinars/   Whether NetFlow newbie or experienced NetFlow Ninja, all levels of NetFlow familiarity are invited… READ MORE

Lancope’s StealthWatch Wins Best in NetFlow and in Network Visibility for 2010 Product Innovation Aw

StealthWatch Confirmed Market Leader for NetFlow-based Solutions   Atlanta, March 9, 2010 – Lancope, Inc., the leader in NetFlow collection and analysis and provider of the StealthWatch® System for flow-based network performance and security monitoring, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading information technology research and advisory guide, has named StealthWatch the Best in NetFlow and Best in Network Visibility for the 2010 Product Innovation Awards. Previously honored Best in NetFlow in 2008, StealthWatch was also twice awarded Best in Network Behavior Analysis and once for Best in Virtual Visibility. This annually venerated award recognizes and honors innovative… READ MORE

Flow formats supported by Lancope’s StealthWatch

I get asked a lot which flow formats are supported by the StealthWatch System so here's a quick list of each flow format supported along with a few notes for each. Let me know if you see anything I've missed... READ MORE

Estimating NetFlow volume

Customers often ask "how much NetFlow traffic should we expect to see in our environment?". Unfortunately it's rather difficult to simply pull out a number because so many factors come into play. Here's a quick list of some of the most important factors in no particular order...1. Large number of public IP addressesIf you have a large amount of publically addressable IPs (such as a class B) you will be the victim of bulk scanning more often than an organization with a single class C. Automated scanning from worms and the like are the primary contributors. Each IP scanned will… READ MORE