Winner! Winner! Black Hat Dinner!

We're pleased to announce we have a winner for our "Win a Trip to Black Hat" contest. Thank you to everyone who entered. Over 200 of you passed the test! See who won and learn how you can still enter for a chance to win big cash prizes.

Using Deep Packet Analytics to Extract Specific Bytes

One of the hidden features of NetMon's deep packet analytics (DPA) language is that you can extract specific bytes out of a packet inside of a packet rule. Although NetMon classifies over 3,100 applications and extract many thousands of metadata fields, there is always more to learn about network traffic. In this post, you'll learn the proper techniques for extracting specific bytes out of a network packet using DPA.

PCI-DSS Compliance 3.2 Updates

Whether you swipe it, chip it, tap it, or phone it in, if you are involved in capturing payments from a credit card, you are most likely required to comply with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) requirements. PCI-DSS is in a transitional phase in which version 3.1 is the accepted standard, with all participants moving to the 3.2 standards by January 2018. Although 3.2 is only a minor number change, there are numerous differences between the new version of PCI-DSS and the old one.

Reactions to Trump's Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Recently, President Trump signed an Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. The order, originally designated to be signed shortly after his inauguration in January, was signed on May 11, 2017. I had the opportunity to sit down with James Carder and Dan Wilbricht to get their thoughts on what this order may mean for the cybersecurity space.

SANS Institute Validates LogRhythm’s Ability to Scale Above 300K MPS

We are very proud that the SANS Institute has validated our ability to deliver a solution that ingests high volumes of data, performs rapid data processing and machine analytics, and allows concurrent search, dashboarding, and report generation across a full data set. Find out what happened when SANS put the LogRhythm platform to the test.