Distributed Forensics Search with Savvius Omnipliances

So you bought an Omnipliance to capture let’s say around 10G of traffic. Now you are capturing traffic 24×7, and when there is an issue you can plug in an IP address, or some other filter, and do a forensic search. This decreases MTTR, and life is good. Over time your network got bigger, so […]

Managing Large Deployments of Savvius Insight

When our customers buy Savvius Insights for their remote locations, often times it is in large quantities. This makes sense, given how inexpensive Savvius Insight is, and how powerful the network monitoring capabilities are. So, whether it is for small to medium sized offices, retail outlets, manufacturing, or any other location with a 1G or […]

Automation is the key to better enterprise security

Our Director of Products, Jay Botelho, believes in the importance of automating aspects of network data collection to help security analysts find and resolve issues faster. He discusses this in more detail in an ITProPortal (UK) article. You can find the full article here, but here’s an excerpt: People are no longer surprised by data […]

Savvius Omnipeek Earns 2017 “Most Innovative Forensics Solution”

We have some exciting news from last week’s RSA Conference. Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), a leading InfoSec publication, announced that Savvius Omnipeek beat out a host of rival products to be named the Most Innovative Forensics Solution of 2017. Describing the significance of this award, the Editor-in-Chief of Cyber Defense Magazine, Pierluigi Paganini, said, “We’re […]

Nadeem Zahid joins Savvius as Senior Director of Business Development

We are very pleased to announce that Ishrat “Nadeem” Zahid recently joined the Savvius team in the newly created role of Senior Director, Business Development. Nadeem comes to Savvius with over 20 years of leadership experience in the networking industry, having worked in various positions at some of the leading technology companies in the space, […]

Savvius 2017 Security Predictions

With 2017 right around the corner, we have a few predictions for what may take place in the security domain next year. Staying ahead of the curve As we mentioned in our networking predictions blog post, 2017 will be a year in which solution vendors come under increasing pressure to integrate products into standardized work […]

Savvius 2017 Networking Predictions

As the end of another year approaches, we thought it would be interesting to dust off our crystal ball and peer into the future to see what 2017 may have in store for the network space. In a nutshell, 2017 is shaping up to be all about network visibility and forensics for managing network performance […]

Integrating Savvius Vigil With New Event Sources

The topic of this blog entry is how to add support for new IDS/IPS and SIEMs to Savvius Vigil. First of all, let’s review what Savvius Vigil is. Savvius Vigil is a unique security appliance that was specifically designed to capture just the security related packets for longer periods of time, so when a breach […]

Savvius + ELK = Best SIEM ever!

Savvius sells packet capture and analysis appliances. These appliances range in size to capture packets on 100Mbps networks up to 20Gbps networks. Our newest mini appliance called Savvius Insight comes with the ELK stack built-in. ELK can be installed on any of the other appliances as well. Savvius appliances make good hosts for ELK because […]

Savvius Insight and the Graph Plugin for Kibana

In a recent post I expounded on the use of the Kibana Swimlane plugin with Savvius Insight to add a cool and useful new visualization to your dashboards. If you missed that post, you can check it out here and get an intro on how the built-in ELK reporting on Insight can be extended with […]