Chris Bihary has been in the network performance industry for over 20 years. Bihary has established collaborative partnerships with technology companies to complement product performance through the integration of network test access points. Previously, Bihary was Managing Partner at Network Critical.
No matter what type of organization you have, you always run the risk of a network security issue. There are internal risks, of course, and every business has connections to outside vendors that introduce your network to the unknown.
Network downtime is a costly reality of running a business, and unfortunately, it’s more likely to happen to you than not. If Google, Amazon and the United States Government have dealt with such issues, it’s a safe bet that you’re going to run into them as well.
Do you remember what you were doing on October 21, 2016? Probably not, but I can tell you what you weren’t doing. You weren’t on Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Reddit, Tumblr, or visiting so many other major websites.
Network monitoring is far from a new topic. However, with so many new networking trends and applications demanding attention, it’s easy to lose focus on network monitoring despite the fact that it’s so critical to long-term business success.
Cyber threats are quickly becoming more sophisticated with Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) creating a new level of security risk. That’s why it’s now more important than ever before to use next generation threat intelligence combined with network visibility to add an additional layer of security to your network.