Plixer, a provider of flexible NetFlow-based network traffic reporting, recently revealed that it will be sponsoring West Coast Advanced NetFlow Training courses.
The NetFlow training will help companies avoid similar data breaches that nearly 272 companies already reported in the first six months of 2012. The robust solution will help to accomplish this by gathering and monitoring data already existing within complex networks.
Much like a CCTV system, Flow technology offers a 24x7 account of all network activity. Organizations can store weeks or months of flows without spending hundreds of dollars on expensive packet libraries.
In case of a security breach, the information needed to identity the root cause and enact an orderly clean-up is already available in the flows.
"Given the increased threat from mobile malware, botnets, and other harmful intrusions, IT professionals now require new forensic methods to detect, react and resolve these problems in order to secure the enterprise network from possible attacks," stated Adam Powers, chief security officer, in a statement.
He further added, "In addition, Flow collection and threat detection is the best strategy for organizations concerned with the security issues brought on by the increasing amount of personal smartphones and tablets connecting to corporate networks. Monitoring NetFlow traffic patterns is the simplest, and one of the most effective methods, for ensuring proper visibility into how these devices are impacting the network."
IT security professionals can register for advanced NetFlow training courses and then will be trained by most knowledgeable NetFlow & IPFIX network professionals in the space.
West Coast sessions will be conducted on September 13th in Los Angeles, Calif., and on September 27th, in Seattle, WA.
In related news, Technology Marketing Corporation has revealed that Plixer has been awarded the 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year.
The company has received this prestigious honor for its Scrutinizer 9.0 NetFlow & sFlow Analyzer, which allows enterprises to see not only how much traffic is moving across their networks, but also what type of traffic it is and what it is doing.
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Edited by Jamie Epstein