NIKSUN: Redefining the Way Enterprise Network Security is Managed

NIKSUN: Redefining the Way Enterprise Network Security is Managed

Dr. Parag Pruthi,Founder, Chairman and CEO

Dr. Parag Pruthi

Founder, Chairman and CEO

The company develops a highly scalable array of real time and forensics based cyber security and network performance management solutions for government & intelligence agencies, service providers, financial services companies, and large enterprises such as retailers and manufacturers. NIKSUN's award winning appliances deliver unprecedented flexibility and packet capture power. The company's patented real-time analysis and recording technology is the industry's most comprehensive solution for secure and reliable network infrastructure and services, providing the power to instantly-Know the Unknown. Today NIKSUN is the only network monitoring solution that can simultaneously capture, inspect, mine, correlate, and store 'everything' traversing the network

at multi-gigabit rates, gaining the deepest insight of security threats, performance issues, and compliance risks", says Dr. Parag Pruthi, Founder, Chairman and CEO, NIKSUN.

NIKSUN's cyber security products provide in-depth and real time forensics that go beyond firewalls and IDS/IPS systems to identify, resolve, and help prevent cyber attacks. They efficiently create rich meta-data from full packet capture of all network traffic at line rates in real time.

Integrated network behavior based alarms are provided in addition to signature based alarms for fast and accurate detection of intrusions and zero day attacks. Rules-based content alerts proactively monitor email traffic, file leakage (specific file names or types), and blacklisted URL activity. "We maintain a complete history of the occurrences, so a detailed retrospective and forensic analysis can be done at any time. Unknown security threats move out of the shadows and into the bright light of gotcha, making it a critical solution in use by over 1000 governments, intelligence agencies, financial institutions, service providers and other large enterprises," says Dr. Pruthi.

The NIKSUN solution for ISPs provides comprehensive
full-network visibility that enables service providers to improve network performance and dramatically decrease MTTR while simultaneously addressing cyber security concerns. The firm's
solution provides comprehensive anomaly and intrusion detection, correlated forensics along with real time alarming for self defined performance incidents, security breaches, and policy violations. The solution is scalable, powerful, and in use by the largest Service Providers worldwide and includes 4G LTE support.

Moving forward, NIKSUN is geared up to run the most compute intensive application in real time in the best way possible to suit the needs of enterprises. "The next step is about solving how to take this intelligence and do epic control. So in the next 4 or 5 years, my work is going to shift towards control systems," says Dr. Pruthi.

In the realm of networking, NIKSUN hopes to re-configure services in the cloud which can be done easily with the availability of networking tools in real time, hence helping in higher efficiency. To finalize the roadmap, the data proliferation vigilante looks set to make giant strides with respect to speed, processing rate, helping enterprises to "know the unknown" and ultimately increase performance and security.