Step-by-Step Setup of ELK for NetFlow Analytics
Contents Intro Java Elasticsearch Logstash Kibana Intro The ELK stack is a set of analytics tools. Its initials represent Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a flexible and powerful open source, distributed, real-time search and analytics engine. Logstash is a tool for receiving, processing and outputting logs, like system logs, webserver logs, […]
Wireless Stew, Intoxicating Demo and Plixer
One of the best times I always have at Cisco Live involves getting to play ‘TV Anchor’ for the various live shows we stream. Well the Cisco TV team lets us use their equipment to do a live version of TechWiseTV each afternoon as well. Now honestly, I do plan these out…a little. But our […]
RetailMeNot Leverages Cisco and Plixer for WLAN Optimization
Founded in 2007, RetailMeNot.com is the largest digital coupon site in the US. They help hundreds of thousands of customers save money when shopping online. They are headquartered in...
Security: Vital for Technology-enabled Education
More and more we are seeing the education landscape change to include more technology for collaboration and mobile learning. Colleges and universities are enabling secure networks for staff and students...
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Unsampled Netflow – Why it’s Important for Cybersecurity
Quick question for IT leaders - can the switches on your network report 100% unsampled netflow? If they can’t, there may be elusive cybersecurity threats hiding within your network. Yes, inside...
Botnets Riding Rails to your Data Center
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations is tracking reports of ongoing exploitation of a vulnerability in the popular web application framework Ruby on Rails that creates a Linux-based botnet. The vulnerability dates back to January 2013 and affects Ruby on Rails versions prior to 3.2.11, 3.1.10, 3.0.19, and 2.3.15. Cisco Security Intelligence Operations’ has previously published an […]
Foundational Network Traffic Collection and Analysis Setup
This introductory post explains how one of Cisco’s security research groups established a network data collection capability for large amounts of network traffic. This capability was necessary to support research into selected aspects of the Domain Name Service (DNS), but it can be adapted for other purposes.
Cisco ISR-AX is Now a Part of the Integrated Services Router Family!
On March 12th, Cisco announced the ISR-AX and how Cisco is changing the game, reducing complexity and making it simpler for enterprises to deliver and manage application delivery to users. Cisco is expanding the role of our Integrated Service Routers (ISRs) to deliver application-centric networks that provide granular visibility, control, and optimization without additional devices […]
A Better (and More Affordable) Way to Deliver a High Quality Application Experience from Anywhere
Today, marks an important milestone in the history of routing, as Cisco introduces ISR-AX (Integration Services Router Generation 2 with Application Experience) and redefines the role of the router as the application delivery platform. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBw18_S3jus Quintiles – a biopharmaceutical in Durham, North Carolina – has experienced, first-hand, the benefits of an application aware router. They […]