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In-Line Tapping in the Data Center Whitepaper

In-Line Tapping in the Data Center

Author: Stuart Kendrick

 

  • Stuart shows how the ProfiShark portable network TAP can also be used in a Data Center environment
  • Gives a detailed overview of the ProfiShark Manager and its capabilities

ProfiShark Performance Results

Author: Tony Fortunato

 

  • Tony uses a traffic generator to compare ProfiShark’s performance with other packet capture tools on the market
  • Shows the impact of packet size on performance and your tools

ProfiShark 1G Use Case Analysis

Author: Brad Palm

 

  • Brad shows why ProfiShark 1G was pivotal in determining the compromise of a system by a rootkit
  • Get valuable insight into how a ProfiShark can complement your threat hunting workflow

Span Port or TAP: CSO Beware

Author: Tim O’Neill

 

  • Tim gives 5 reasons why SPAN is not a passive technology
  • Explains the advantages of using a TAP and when it’s ok to use a SPAN port

The Reality of Meeting Your Data Visualization Demands

Author: Tim O’Neill

 

  • Tim covers basic rules for network data visualization access
  • What is a VACL and a few tips about using it as a monitoring and analysis access tool

Review: ProfiShark Long-Term Traffic Capture

Author: Megumi Takeshita

 

  • Gives a detailed explanation of why is important to use a hardware-based capture solution
  • Explains how the ProfiShark Long-Term capture works with a Synology NAS

Review: A Look at a Portable USB3 Network TAP

Author: Jasper Bongertz

 

  • Jasper provides a detailed review and some ProfiShark usability tips
  • Real-world examples of working with the ProfiShark
  • Gives an overview of the timestamping feature

The Future of Portability in Network Monitoring and Packet Capture

 

  • An overview of the most common portable network TAPs on the market, together with their pros and cons
  • The latest development in the world of portable network capture: ProfiShark

TAP vs SPAN

 

  • Highlights the main differences between a Network TAP and a SPAN
  • Explains why TAPs should be the obvious choice if you want to have full visibility into the traffic on your network

Building a Portable Network Forensics Kit

 

  • Why a portable kit for network forensics analysis and what are the essential tool you need to built it.
  • A list of clues that you should look out for during your forensic analysis.

Capturing Cyber Threats at Airports

 

  • Gives an overview of the IT landscape in the aviation industry
  • Explains why, for an in-depth forensic analysis, you need a portable network kit

Special Tool for Special Forces

 

  • Why cybersecurity is a rising challenge and the need to see beyond the network
  • On-field network analysis during a SWAT operation means choosing the right type of portable network TAP

Solution Briefs

Coordinated, Multi-Site Visibility With ProfiShark & EZ-Trace

Author: Tom Tosh

 

  • An introduction to EZ-Trace and multi-site visibility with ProfiShark
  • What’s the ProfiShark advantage

Troubleshooting with Gearbit and ProfiShark

Author: Ray Tompkins

 

  • Use case of finding the cause of a “slow response time” problem
  • Ray explains how he used ProfiShark and Wireshark to identify the root cause

End-to-End Data Center Monitoring Solution with Profitap and Flowmon

 

  • Flowmon and Profitap’s joint solution offers the most efficient end-to-end monitoring platform for a high-speed data center network
  • Our Network TAPs deliver full visibility into the network, providing the necessary data to Flowmon’s security and monitoring tools

Case Studies

Case Study Moser-Baer AG

 

  • An in-depth network analysis with ProfiShark that helped Moser Baer R&D department to improve their new products
  • ProfiShark helped Moser Baer debug and validate their outputs and verify sent/receive network traffic

Product Portfolio 2018

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