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By Gary Halleen

Security tracking with Cisco defense MARS


Threat mitigation method deployment


Gary Halleen

Greg Kellogg


Networks and hosts are probed 1000s or millions of instances an afternoon in an try to become aware of vulnerabilities. an excellent higher variety of computerized assaults from worms and viruses tension an analogous units. The sheer quantity of log messages or occasions generated through those assaults and probes, mixed with the complexity of an analyst desiring to take advantage of a number of tracking instruments, frequently makes it very unlikely to effectively examine what's happening.


Cisco® protection tracking, research, and reaction procedure (MARS) is a next-generation safeguard probability Mitigation method (STM). Cisco safeguard MARS gets uncooked community and safeguard information and plays correlation and research of host and community info to supply you with actionable intelligence. This easy-to-use family members of hazard mitigation home equipment helps you to centralize, become aware of, mitigate, and file on precedence threats by way of leveraging the community and protection units already deployed in a community, whether the units are from a number of vendors.


Security tracking with Cisco safety MARS is helping you propose a MARS deployment and research the deploy and management projects you could anticipate to stand. also, this publication teaches you ways to take advantage of the complicated positive aspects of the product, akin to the customized parser, community Admission keep watch over (NAC), and worldwide controller operations. by using real-world deployment examples, this ebook leads you thru all of the steps valuable for correct layout and sizing, deploy and troubleshooting, forensic research of safeguard occasions, record production and archiving, and integration of the application with Cisco and third-party vulnerability review tools.


“In many sleek company networks, defense info administration instruments are an important in supporting to regulate, learn, and correlate a mountain of occasion info. Greg Kellogg and Gary Halleen have distilled a huge volume of tremendous priceless wisdom in those pages. by way of counting on the knowledge of Kellogg and Halleen embedded during this publication, you are going to enormously enhance your MARS deployment.”

—Ed Skoudis, vice chairman of defense technique, Predictive Systems


Gary Halleen is a safety consulting structures engineer with Cisco. He has in-depth wisdom of safety platforms in addition to remote-access and routing/switching know-how. Gary is a CISSP and ISSAP. His diligence was once liable for the 1st profitable desktop crimes conviction within the nation of Oregon. Gary is a customary speaker at safety occasions and provides at Cisco Networkers meetings.


Greg Kellogg is the vp of safeguard options for Calence, LLC. he's liable for dealing with the company’s total safety procedure. Greg has greater than 15 years of networking adventure, together with serving as a senior safety company advisor for the Cisco firm Channel association. also, Greg labored for Protego Networks, Inc. (where MARS used to be initially developed). There he was once answerable for constructing channel accomplice courses and helped resolution prone bring up their defense revenue.


Learn the diversities among numerous log aggregation and correlation systems

  • Examine regulatory and standards
  • Evaluate a number of deployment eventualities
  • Properly measurement your deployment
  • Protect the Cisco defense MARS equipment from assault
  • Generate reviews, archive facts, and enforce catastrophe restoration plans
  • Investigate incidents while Cisco defense MARS detects an assault
  • Troubleshoot Cisco safeguard MARS operation
  • Integrate Cisco protection MARS with Cisco defense supervisor, NAC, and third-party units
  • Manage teams of MARS controllers with worldwide controller operations


This defense booklet is a part of the Cisco Press® Networking know-how sequence. safety titles from Cisco Press aid networking execs safe serious information and assets, hinder and mitigate community assaults, and construct end-to-end self-defending networks.


Category: Cisco Press—Security

Covers: defense hazard Mitigation



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