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With the volume of data flowing through corporate networks having increased significantly in recent years, companies have upgraded to higher speed networks running at 40Gb and 100Gb. Meanwhile, there is a dramatic rise in the volume of data running on these high-speed networks that is encrypted, driven by the increased use of SaaS applications such as Microsoft Office365 and
"Traditional network security architectures are ineffective at supporting the explosive growth in high speed traffic and, more importantly, at identifying and stopping malware and data exfiltration that use encryption," said
Malware leverages SSL/TLS encryption to hide and avoid inspection. A Trustwave 2017 reportii estimates that 36 percent of malware samples analyzed used some form of encryption. In 40Gb and 100Gb networks, decrypting, exposing and identifying hidden threats in encrypted traffic is increasingly more challenging since most security and monitoring tools do not support such speeds. In addition, a tool-by-tool approach is very complex, costly and inefficient. Research from
"By utilizing Check Point's Infinity architecture, which manages Next-Generation Threat Prevention gateways worldwide,
"It's great to see the 'decrypt once, inspect many times' architectural approach that
The expansion of the GigaSECURE Security Delivery Platform is a continuation of the
GigaSECURE, a Security Delivery Platform
This solution includes:
- GigaVUE® visibility nodes, such as the GigaVUE-HC2 or GigaVUE-HC3.
- GigaSMART® module corresponding to the selected visibility node.
- An inline bypass module to provide resiliency in 10, 40 or 100Gb networks.
- Ability to activate desired security modules including SSL/TLS Decryption, Application Session Filtering, and NetFlow/Metadata Generation.
- Blog post: Stop the Sprawl, Security at the Speed of the Network
- Feature brief: SSL/TLS Decryption
- Web page: SSL/TLS Decryption
Gigamon® (NYSE: GIMO) provides active visibility into physical and virtual network traffic, enabling stronger security and superior performance. The Gigamon Visibility Platform and the GigaSECURE® Security Delivery Platform, deliver advanced intelligence so that security, network, and application performance management solutions in enterprise, government, and service provider networks operate more efficiently and effectively. Learn more at www.gigamon.com, the
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i Source: Gartner "Predicts 2017: Network and Gateway Security", Lawrence Orans,
ii Source: 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report
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