Tips and How-To’s

Collecting Packets: Your Tools Deserve a Solid Foundation

One of the most important steps in designing and deploying a visibility platform is determining where and how to collect packets from across your computing environment. No matter how great your security or performance tools, if you don’t provide them with the right packets, they won’t be able to effectively do their job monitoring and protecting your […]

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Recap: Gigamon NYC Cybersecurity Summit—Metadata, Visibility, and Keeping Your Network Safe

On October 27 Gigamon customers and partners gathered at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan for the Gigamon NYC Cybersecurity Summit. Participants were dazzled by the “world’s most famous hacker,” Kevin Mitnick, as he delivered a fascinating keynote address on our human susceptibility to social engineering hacks. This was followed by an expert panel discussion on the […]

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Gigamon and Splunk: Using Metadata to Improve Security Visibility

Metadata—it has the power to achieve actionable visibility so you can get better performance and intelligence from your security solutions. Establishing reliable baselines and context for network activity is a daunting task. There are simply too many data sources belonging to too many different tools and solutions: endpoints, routers, switches, application servers (like DNS and […]

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Free E‐Book: Security Delivery Platforms for Dummies

Does your job include protecting a corporate network or managing the deployment of security tools? If so, let us tell you about an e‐book you owe it to yourself to read now. Security Delivery Platforms for Dummies is comprehensive, entertaining, and easy to read. But most importantly, it clearly explains how to: Detect threats faster […]

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GigaSECURE & CASBs: A Joint Solution to Control Shadow IT

Shadow IT—rogue apps and services set up by individual groups within a company without the IT department’s approval—has become a big problem for IT teams. Many of these services run in the cloud, and a new category of products, Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs), has sprung up to help IT sniff out and manage these […]

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Metadata and Security: Two New Webinars You Won’t Want to Miss

Two new webinars examine the important role metadata can play in securing the enterprise. Why metadata? Because when it comes to security tools, the more traffic there is, the harder it is for tools to spot a breach. And that’s where the GigaSECURE® Metadata Engine comes in, by generating lightweight, unsampled NetFlow/IPFIX metadata and routing it […]

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