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Network Visibility and Threat Detection: A SANS Survey

  • Wednesday, April 01, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-04-01 17:00:00 UTC)
  • John Smith, Ian Reynolds


  • ExtraHop

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As organizations continue to move to the cloud, encrypt communications, adopt IoT and manage third-party vendors, the complexity of the network increases, impeding visibility, slowing operations and impacting security. This survey is designed to understand the current state of visibility and how organizations can make better use of network data to detect threats and troubleshoot connectivity problems. In this webcast, we explore the biggest issues facing network and security teams to offer insight into improving security operations.

Attend this webcast to learn more about the:

  • Level of visibility into north-south and east-west traffic
  • Confidence in network visibility to detect threats
  • Concerns over encrypted traffic
  • Use of network and packet data for detection
  • Most commonly used network security tools to detect and investigate threats
  • Adoption of automation for visibility, detection and response

Register today to be among the first to receive the associated whitepaper written by SANS instructor and network security expert Ian Reynolds.

Speaker Bios

Ian Reynolds

Ian Reynolds, SANS SEC 401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style instructor, works with public sector bodies, corporate enterprises and businesses from a wide mix of verticals across the world. He runs his own consultancy and works with his clients to develop and improve security operations, threat hunting, incident response and forensic capabilities, helping them address business challenges along the way. Ian is a GIAC Advisory Board member and holds a variety of certifications, including the GSEC, GCED, GICSP, GCIA, GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, GNFA, GREM, GPEN, GXPN, CISSP and CISM, in addition to several vendor certifications.

John Smith

John Smith is a Principal Engineer at ExtraHop. John has more than two decades of experience as a Senior Architect in IT organizations and is a regular speaker at technology events, including Briforum, RSAC and Citrix Synergy, among others.

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