This blog was originally published Sept. 28, 2017 on humio.com. Humio is a CrowdStrike Company. Assume that you have a 1GB text you want to search. A typical SSD lets you read on the order of 1GB/s, which means that you can copy the file contents from disk into memory at that speed. Next, you will then need to scan through that 1GB of memory using some string search … [Read more...] about How Fast Can You Grep?
SecureX is Cisco’s free, acronym-defying security platform. (“Is it XDR? Is it SOAR? Does it solve the same problems as a SIEM? As a TIP?” “Yes.”) From the very beginning, one of the pillars of SecureX was the ability to consume and operationalize your local security context alongside global threat intelligence. And to that end, SecureX includes, by default, a few very … [Read more...] about Threat Intelligence in SecureX: Fast, Free, or Easy (pick any three)
Welcome to The Future of Firewalling, Part 1… For over two decades, the firewall has been the de-facto tool that facilitated secure connectivity between different networks. Firewalls were traditionally designed around the idea that internal traffic and users were inherently trustworthy and external traffic wasn’t. Thus, the firewall was deployed to create a trust boundary – or … [Read more...] about The death of the network perimeter and the firewall? Not so fast.