With the right tool, your network data can now provide you with most valuable, actionable alerts in your security stack. What follows is a discussion of some of the reasons why you may want to look to your network first when trying to identify potential threats or attacks.
Today’s security and IT teams are increasingly relying on wire data to better secure their networks. A recent report conducted by network performance and security monitoring vendor VIAVI revealed that more network teams than ever consider wire data the most important data source when confronting security incidents.
Most security professionals are well-versed in understanding log files and their importance. Most organizations with a security program operate a SIEM (Security Incident and Event Management) so they can track events around their network. They may use Splunk, FireEye, SolarWinds, QRadar, LogRhythm or many others for a SIEM solution. A SIEM is a very important way to keep track of log …