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Dark Web Traffic Analysis Now Available with Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2018
Dark Web (Tor) Detection and Reporting Module Now Available with WhatsUp Gold Alerts IT Administrators When Users Access Dark Web or Tor Network
"The majority of traffic on the dark web or through the Tor network is criminal activity, like child pornography and inducements to do drug deals, and it's safe to say that companies don't want any part of that traffic," said Jim Cashman (https://www.linkedin.com/
In a recent study (https://darkwebnews.com/
WhatsUp Gold 2018 uses NetFlow data from routers and switches and looks for what is referred to as the entry or exit nodes in the Tor network. A database of these nodes, built into WhatsUp Gold, is updated on a regular basis. The module can alert when any host exceeds a configurable number of connections to known Tor ports during a set period. If WhatsUp Gold notices traffic from these locations, IT gets an alert notification.
"By allowing IT administrators to control access to the dark web by their users, Ipswitch is delivering on its commitment to optimize the security and reliability of our customers' networks," said Greg Mooney (https://www.linkedin.com/
WhatsUp Gold allows network managers to get at-a-glance up/down status and performance information for network devices, servers, storage and wireless – whether in the cloud or on-premises. Network teams expand their management tool kit by adding proactive monitoring for network traffic, applications, virtual environments and device configurations – all through the same intuitive interface.
For more information on the Dark Web (Tor) Detection and Reporting Module, visit:
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