On decreasing incident response time

Original Entry by : Boni Bruno

Seems like security incidents are occurring more often with mild to significant impact on consumers and various organizations, such as Target and Sony.

Referring to the Verizon Data Breach Report year after year confirms that incident response times to such incidents are increasing, rather than decreasing, with root cause identification of the problems not occurring for months after the security incident in many cases. This can cause a pessimistic view among many security teams, however, there are a lot of good things happening in the security space that I want to share with you.

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Dynatrace-Endace Partnership Enhances AA-NPM with EndaceProbe

Original Entry by : Mike Heumann

While at Cisco Live today, I was struck by the traffic patterns on the show floor.  Wherever there was a traffic jam, it seemed as though it was caused by a few people walking slower than everyone else, or by a momentary obstruction that halted traffic.  Enterprise networks share many of the same attributes (and problems) that show floors do in that respect.  The part that makes it worse for enterprise networks (vs. show floors) is that there are mission-critical applications that run on top of these networks.  When networks have performance issues (even momentary ones), the impact on these applications can be catastrophic.

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