Visibility Solutions

Garland Technology is committed to educating the benefits of having a strong foundation of network visibility and access. By providing this insight we protect the security of data across your network and beyond.

Resources

Garland Technology's resource library offers free use of white papers, eBooks, use cases, infographics, data sheets, video demos and more.

Blog

The TAP into Technology blog provides the latest news and insights on network access and visibility, including: network security, network monitoring and appliance connectivity and guest blogs from Industry experts and technology partners

Partners

Our extensive technology partnership ecosystem solves critical problems when it comes to network security, monitoring, application analysis, forensics and packet inspection.

Company

Garland Technology is dedicated to high standards in quality and reliability, while delivering the greatest economical solutions for enterprise, service providers, and government agencies worldwide.

Contact

Whether you are ready to make a network TAP your foundation of visibility or just have questions, please contact us. Ask us about the Garland Difference!

Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP), MDR and MSP

Visibility Needed to Secure Client Networks

MSSPs providing IDS and IPS services at client sites require total network visibility to ensure their security protections are effective

Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP), as well as Managed Detection and Response (MDR) teams and Managed Service Providers (MSP) protect companies and institutions that do not have the expertise or resources to oversee in-house security infrastructures. With the relentless onslaught of cyber security threats growing by the minute, organizations can’t afford to do without established security protections. Outsourcing network security to a MSSP is a proven way to overcome budget constraints and lack of institutional know-how. A MSSP has the specialized tools and personnel to fight the malevolent actors working to disrupt networks and cause financial hardship. MSSPs give meaning to the idiom “have someone in your corner.”

MSSPs that install a proprietary sensor or probe onto the client’s network to monitor and protect the network from a staffed Security Operations Center (S.O.C.) require live network traffic to function effectively. The only way to ensure 100% network visibility by an installed sensor is through a network test access point (TAP). Connecting a sensor to a SPAN port on the Switch is risky because dropped packets create blind spots for the MSSP. Also, SPAN ports are easily misconfigured or can be turned off unintentionally, transmitting zero network traffic to the MSSP sensor. Network TAPs are the reliable proven solution by top MSSPs.

MSSPs deployment considerations at the client’s onsite location should include strengthening the visibility fabric. Client installations can be delayed if the proper equipment is not sent to the location prior to the install. Customarily, a MSSP cannot start billing (and, most importantly, earning revenue) until the sensor is up and running. Modular solutions at the network access layer such as network TAP and Packet Brokers can ensure smooth installs and optimize valuable engineering resources at the MSSP.

Network Monitoring

MSSP Network Visibility Best Practices

Ready to solve an issue? Let's explore network visibility use cases:

Creating a foundation of visibility is key for network management. Once deployed, network TAPs allow you to access that point in your network at any time. Many organizations have adopted the stance of tapping all critical links for easy access during troubleshooting or inevitable security breaches.

Healthcare

Case Study

Healthcare Data Breach
How to gain full visibility during an instant response data breach

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Telco

Case Study

Monitoring Telecommunications
Enhance Remediation and Resolve Vulnerability

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industrial oil & Gas

Case Study

Network Infrastructure
How to Provide Visibility and Reducing Network Complexity

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MSSP Visibility Resources

TAPvSPAN

TAP vs SPAN

This whitepaper covers best practices to improve your network visibility, and is an in-depth look into network visualization access, and what visibility security, monitoring, management, compliance, capture and auditing of our today’s networks require.

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GTWP-EMA-SecurityVisibility

Out-of-Band Visibility

This whitepaper by EMA (Enterprise Management Associates) explores best practices on how enterprises use network visibility technologies for both inline and out-of-band security use cases to support security solutions.

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TAP into Technology

Leading the way in Network Technology

Monitor and Maintaining Your Zero Trust Environment

| June 11, 2020

Cybercrime on local and state governments is continuing to rise, as cybercriminals understand the government possesses lots of data and information..

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Debugging and Troubleshooting Performance Issues with the FieldTAP

| June 4, 2020

With the launch of Garland Technology’s new FieldTAP, one of the perks I can boast about is getting to test and use new technology. Especially..

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SCADA Security Starts with Network Visibility

| May 28, 2020

Supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA), or industrial control systems (ICS), have been monitoring and controlling our industrial,..

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