Office of the Governor, State Of Connecticut


  • Solved the following operational challenges with Stealthwatch by Lancope:
    • Reduced mean-time-to-know (MTTK) root cause of network or security incidents
    • Improved in network performance
    • Enhanced network security posture
    • Improved in application performance
    • Improved forensic analysis
    • Increased correlation of user identity and activity
    • Increased flow collection, monitoring and analysis

Use Case

  • Primarily uses Stealthwatch by Lancope in the following ways:
    • Incident response
    • Network forensics
    • Security forensics
    • Application performance monitoring
    • Network performance monitoring
  • Used Stealthwatch to detect or prevent the following security threats:
    • Advanced persistent threats
    • Network malware or virus
    • Suspicious user behavior
    • External hacking attempt
    • Compromised host
    • Command and control traffic/ botnets
    • Network reconnaissance
  • Is doing the following with Stealthwatch by Lancope deployment:
    • Monitoring a centralized network with a large number of satellite or retail locations
    • Monitoring traffic within a data center, physical and virtual


  • Chose Stealthwatch by Lancope for the following capabilities:
    • Behavior-based security monitoring
    • Real-time flow monitoring capabilities
    • Internal visibility
    • DDoS
    • Forensics
    • Advanced persistent threat (APT) detection
    • Auditing and compliance requirements
    • Scalability
    • Application-aware network performance monitoring
  • Selected Stealthwatch by Lancope over the following vendors:
    • Fluke / Visual Network systems
    • Plixer
    • SolarWinds
  • Meets enterprise requirements by utilizing the following Stealthwatch by Lancope benefits:
    • Scalability and flexibility
    • Real-time threat detection and correlation with user identity data
    • Improved incident response and threat management
    • Enterprise-wide visibility into network activity
    • Deployment and support simplicity
    • Forensic analysis
  • Reduced the time it took to mitigate a security incident by 25 percent to 49 percent by deploying Stealthwatch.
  • Rated the following Stealthwatch by Lancope capabilities as compared to competing vendors:
    • Network Security: Much Better
    • Performance Monitoring: Much Better
    • Scalability: Much Better
    • Network Visibility: Much Better
    • Innovation: Much Better


“[Lancope] allows our engineers to address network performance issues faster and the Stealthwatch System has made our network more technically visible in our reports.”


Joseph Suarez, IT Systems Analyst, The Office of the Governor, State of Connecticut