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Narus, Inc.

May 03, 2011 09:30 ET

Narus' 'Answer Books' Tackle Specific Issues in Cyber Security and Network Management

New Series of Booklets Empowers CISOs, CIOs, and NOC and SOC Operators to Identify, Address and Mitigate Cyber Attacks and Manage Their Networks More Effectively

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - Narus, Inc., the leader in dynamic network traffic intelligence and analytics, today unveiled its "Answer Book" series, a collection of short booklets that address today's most prevalent cyber threats and network management challenges. Now available, the series offers practical advice from the industry's foremost expert to help CISOs, CIOs, Network Operation Center (NOC) and Security Operation Center (SOC) operators protect and maintain the integrity of their networks.

Narus' novel, unique patented analytics and real-time traffic intelligence technologies used in managing and protecting the world's largest distributed IP networks have launched Narus as a thought leader in the industry. The company's compelling speaking engagements, informative articles, lively panel discussions and insightful blogs have only served to bolster that reputation. The Answer Books address specific problems facing CISOs, CIOs, and NOC and SOC operators, providing guidance to help address cyber threats and management of distributed complex IP networks. There is an Answer Book for some of the most challenging cyber threat and network management quandaries, with more books on the way to round out the series. In the recently launched Web site, visitors can ask specific cyber security questions to Narus experts. Commonly asked questions may be used as the basis for future topics in forthcoming Answer Books.

Narus has made the following Answer Books available today:

  • "How to identify and monitor unauthorized traffic on your network"
  • "How to determine and baseline acceptable traffic and applications"
  • "How to determine and reconcile data exfiltration"
  • "How to maintain situational awareness through real-time traffic intelligence"
  • "How to determine non-signature-based threats"
  • "How to prevent malicious traffic from entering the network"
  • "How to use rich metadata to save time and money in managing your network"
  • "How an ecosystem of technology partners can secure critical digital infrastructures"

"We've done our research and talked with those managing complex IP networks. In this environment with more complex networks and with more insidious cyber threats on the rise, the only way to successfully protect and manage these critical networks is with dynamic network traffic intelligence and analytics software," said David Friedman, chief marketing officer, Narus. "We have heard their needs for better and more specific solutions. These Answer Books are one of the ways we, at Narus, are trying to help those protecting and managing their networks. We're confident the Answer Books will help, and if there are specific questions that managers and operators want us to address, please let us know."

Narus' Answer Books are now available for download. Please visit to learn more. To suggest other topics of interest for the series, or to obtain more information about how we can help solve your cyber and traffic management issues, please contact us at

About Narus
Narus provides dynamic network traffic intelligence and analytics software that analyzes information on IP traffic and flow data to map the digital DNA (or behavior) of the network in real time.

Through its patented analytics, Narus' carrier-class software detects patterns and anomalies that can predict and identify security issues, misuse of network resources, suspicious or criminal activity, and other events that can compromise the integrity of IP networks. The NarusInsight System is designed to be integrated into a customer's operational environment, strengthening existing security and monitoring systems, while providing total traffic visibility across the network.

NarusInsight protects and manages the largest IP networks around the world and has been deployed with commercial and government installations on five continents. Narus is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with regional offices around the world.

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