The threat from sophisticated actors highlights the importance of identifying harmful activities before they cause harm to your business. BlueSOC NetworkSentry is a 24/7 managed network monitoring service that enables visibility to your network environment and detects intrusions and policy violations, limiting the risk of a major data breach caused by an external or internal threat.
Efficient security monitoring is now a requirement for securing business operations as well as meeting compliance requirements, something many potential customers also have as a requirement to engage in a business relationship.
All organisations should adopt the “assume breach” approach, that is, think and act as if a breach is already active but not yet detected. For many organizations, this is not just a theoretical possibility, but a reality. It could be the work of external entities with the goal of stealing information or disrupting normal operations, as well as threats from the inside.
The ability to quickly detect and manage incidents are one of the most important areas in security as there is no possibility to proactively defend the organisation against all possible threats. This is the classical dilemma where you as a defender has to be right every time, but the opposition just needs to be right once.
The solution – 24/7 monitoring managed by security experts
A lot of the malicious activity taking place is possible to identify by inspecting and analyzing traffic and traffic patterns inside the IT environment, as well as incoming and outgoing traffic. Managed network monitoring can detect several kinds of threats, from an endpoint infected by malware to web servers under attack from external sources. By analysing patterns as well as actual content, recognisance and lateral movement can be detected and incidents can be managed before they cause damage to the organisation.
Sentor has developed NetworkSentry to provide a fully managed network monitoring service, managed by our BlueTeam in Sentor’s BlueSOC – the defensive part of our SOC services. BlueTeam security analysts monitor your network traffic 24/7 in order to detect malware, unauthorised scans, policy violations and intrusion attempts. All alerts are manually validated and enriched by experts, and incidents are reported and escalated to fit the individual organisation. Consequently, Sentor’s BlueTeam becomes an extension of your internal security team with the objective of protecting your business and reducing the response time in the event of an incident.