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Security Analytics

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Blue Coat provides security analytics and full packet capture for incident response.See All. Know More. Respond Faster. Sophisticated, targeted attacks can take weeks, months or even longer to discover and resolve. Incident Response teams need tools to quickly uncover the full source and scope of an attack, in order to reduce time-to-resolution, mitigate ongoing risk, and further fortify the network. Like a CCTV camera for the network, Blue Coat Security Analytics delivers full network security visibility, advanced network forensics, anomaly detection and real-time content inspection for all network activity. This effectively arms security and incident response teams to identify and detect advanced malware crossing the network and contain zero-day and advanced targeted attacks. A comprehensive record of all network activity enables you to conduct swift forensic investigations, perform proactive incident response and resolve breaches in a fraction of the time.

Blue Coat Security Analytics is easily deployed anywhere within the network, either as a pre-configured appliance, a virtual appliance or software on your own hardware. It delivers high-performance analytics via lossless packet capture and indexing on the fastest networks; massive scalability and add-on; high-density storage capacity to handle petabytes of captured traffic; and centralised management to provide full 360-degree visibility of every network segment from a single viewpoint. Your existing security tools gain the much-needed context and content needed to empower your team to identify and address security issues quickly and thoroughly. Read how RackspaceJefferies and a Major Defence Contractor use Security Analytics to enable swift incident response.

An integral part of Blue Coat's Incident Response, Analytics & Network Forensics solution, Security Analytics helps you protect your workforce and business-critical systems and continuously fortify your security defences.

Advanced Forensics and Proactive Incident Response

Quickly identify, analyse and resolve cyber attacks and breaches. Enable your security and incident response teams to easily understand an attacker's methods and activities, and quickly uncover the full source and scope of attacks and security events, to swiftly resolve incidents and mitigate further risk. The Security Analytics solution:

  • delivers advanced packet capture that also indexes, classifies and enriches all network traffic data with the latest threat intelligence, which is only made available through the Blue Coat Global Intelligence Network
  • Provides detailed forensic information and real-time alerts on newly identified malicious files, URLs and Indicators of Compromise (IOCs)
  • Reduces time-to-resolution and answers the what, when and how of any security incident through root cause exploration, deep packet inspection, integrated reputation services, data enrichment and advanced context-based reporting on malicious activity
  • Delivers full security visibility across thousands of applications, dozens of file-transports, all flows and all packets (including encrypted traffic) through direct integration with Blue Coat SSL Visibility
  • Proactively scans web, mail, and file protocols, leveraging Blue Coat Intelligence Services and a multitude of third-party threat intelligence sources, to identify known malware and deliver accurate reputation scoring of URLs and files
  • Security Analytics delivers on-demand reputation checks from multiple trusted threat intelligence providers including: Lastline, VirusTotal, Google SafeSearch, ClamAV, SORBS, SANS, Cucoo sandbox, Domain Age, YARA, WHOIS and many more
  • Automatically detects, extracts, classifies and brokers suspicious or unknown files in real-time to Blue Coat Malware Analysis or 3rd-party systems for sandboxing and threat scoring
  • Performs sophisticated anomaly detection by creating a dynamic baseline of all captured network activity and then conducting statistical analysis. Incident response teams are pro-actively alerted on any anomalous behavior that may require further investigation
  • Improves the effectiveness of existing security technologies by integrating with leading NGFW, IPS, SIEM, and sandboxing solutions to gain actionable intelligence with detailed forensic evidence of exactly what happened before, during and after a security incident.
  • Security Analytics supports Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) protocol analysis and delivers the power of Blue Coat Security Analytics to industrial control environments.
  • Integrates directly with leading Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions for a full network-to-endpoint view of any malicious activity, delivering prompt and precise attack resolution

Check out the innovative features that make Blue Coat Security Analytics the leader in network security forensics. If you are interested in seeing the powerful capabilities of Blue Coat Security Analytics, register for a 30-day free trial of the Security Analytics Virtual Appliance.


Demo: Next-Gen Malware Analysis and Sandboxing, with Blue Coat Security Analytics

Together the Blue Coat Malware Analysis and Security Analytics deliver dynamic, advanced protection to uncover advanced malware and zero-day threats.


Security Analytics: Advanced Threat Assessment

An Advanced Threat Assessment from Blue Coat uses Security Analytics to give you unrivaled insight into your existing IT security posture and network traffic. Drop Security Analytics into your network for a few days, let us analyze the data and give you a report of what we find. It’s enlightening and you’ll really see what’s going on in your network. Watch the video and submit your request for a customized assessment.