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The Language of Cybersecurity

Network Optimization with Packet Capture Tools

When networks chatter, packet capture listens. It’s the tech wizardry that grabs and stores data zipping across your network—vital for security pros and IT gurus to troubleshoot threats or catch cyber sneaks red-handed. Think of it as a high-stakes digital stakeout where every byte could be a clue. Dive in and you’ll get the lowdown […]

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Demystifying a PCAP File: The Comprehensive Guide

A crucial component of cybersecurity and network forensics is the analysis and understanding of PCAP files (Packet Capture). These files, generated by tools like NetWitness, provide a detailed record of communication across a network. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the fundamentals of PCAP files, explore how to open them, and decipher the art […]

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Deep Packet Inspection (DPI): Enhancing Network Security with NetWitness

Staying one step ahead of threats is the key to success when it comes to cybersecurity. As the digital world expands and becomes increasingly complex, so do the methods employed by malicious actors. To effectively combat these threats, network administrators need the most effective tools that provide real-time visibility into network traffic and the ability […]

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Exploring the Future of Network Security with SASE Vendors

The security of networks, data, and user access is now more important than ever in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape. Traditional security models centered around perimeter defense are proving inadequate in the face of new challenges posed by remote work, cloud adoption, and the proliferation of mobile devices. This is where the concept of Secure […]

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In today’s evolving threat landscape, organizations face an ongoing battle to safeguard their digital assets and sensitive information. Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated, launching targeted attacks that exploit vulnerabilities across various points in an organization’s infrastructure. As a result, robust cybersecurity measures are essential to detect, respond to, and mitigate these threats effectively. Two prominent […]

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NetWitness Log Monitoring: Automation and Visibility for Your Security

One of the fundamentals for creating a robust security approach is the ability to collect, record, and analyze data reflecting everyday activities within your network. This process is known as log monitoring. Log monitoring gives you the ability to collect and earn from historical data and analyze and correlate new data against your existing log […]

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An Introduction to SIEM Integrations

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) integrations are an essential part of any organization’s security arsenal. By connecting SIEM to other systems, organizations can ensure that all available logging data is monitored for potential threats and drive a more efficient response when a breach occurs. SIEM integrations also help organizations detect malicious activity quickly, allowing […]

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Mastering the Art of Incident Response

Best practices and practical advice to protect your organization from external and internal threats. A robust and effective incident response (IR) plan is no longer a luxury–it’s essential to a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. From detecting early warning signs of a breach to ensuring swift and efficient recovery, a successful approach relies on proactive measures, well-defined […]

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What is EDR? Your guide to endpoint detection and response

The Language of Cybersecurity Endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions detect and investigate suspicious activities and other problems on network hosts and endpoints. Offering an additional layer of protection above that of traditional anti-virus software, EDR is meant to counter hackers seeking to install malware used to steal passwords, record keystrokes, encrypt files and hold […]
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What is XDR (extended detection and response)?

The Language of Cybersecurity RSA defines XDR as an approach to cybersecurity that extends detection and response from the user, through the network, to the cloud to provide security operations teams with threat visibility wherever data and applications reside. XDR products combine network detection and response (NDR), endpoint detection and response (EDR), behavior analytics, and […]
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