Michael Patterson : Advanced NetFlow Traffic Analysis
Michael Patterson
Founder and Product manager for Plixer's Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer as well as Flow Analytics.

April 2012

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How to roll out BYOD Security: Best Network Management

April 24, 2012

You’ve been allowing it for months or even years and now you’ve decided to get serious about how to roll out a secure BYOD environment. Supporting BYOD is easy.   Making BYOD secure is the tricky part and then there is always network traffic monitoring to make sure your BYOD security strategy is working.  Today I’m going to outline several steps that Patrick Sweeney (VP of Product Marketing) at SonicWALL shared with me.   These steps should be considered when setting up a ‘reasonably’ safe BYOD environment.

Patrick Sweeney – VP, SonicWALL

Detecting Advanced Persistent Threats with NetFlow and IPFIX

April 11, 2012

Detecting Advanced Persistent Threats and other Network Security Threats with NetFlow and IPFIX requires advanced flow analytics. For example Top hosts, top applications, top DSCP values, etc., it’s great information and these reports can be used both reactively and proactively but, it’s just the tip of the iceberg as NetFlow can tell us about all kinds of anomalous traffic that may be flying under the radar. 

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