Qosmos Blog

DPI Sensors – Get the Edge in Threat Hunting

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

By Sebastien Synold, Product Manager, Qosmos Division, Enea   As cyber attacks become increasingly sophisticated, traditional solutions based on known signatures often fall short allowing new malware and zero day attacks to penetrate networks without being identified. A virus, for example, might enter a system as an email attachment. Once it becomes active, it will […]

Why is First Packet Classification So Important in Traffic Management?

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

By Mitrasingh Chetlall, Product Manager, Qosmos Division, Enea   What is first packet classification? First packet classification has become widespread within the Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) component of traffic management solutions over the past couple of years. It consists of using the very first packet to identify the protocol or service related to a traffic […]

Layer 7 Visibility in vCPE: An Opportunity for Operators to Climb the Value Chain

Friday, August 31, 2018

Virtual customer premise equipment (vCPE) is a way for network operators to transition enterprise access and virtual private network (VPN) customers to next-generation cloud and networking platforms. This can substantially reduce costs associated with specialized hardware deployed on-premises and, with the right tools, enables operators to inject value into wide-area network (WAN) services using virtual […]

YES! Encrypted Traffic Can Be Classified

Monday, April 23, 2018

By Mitrasingh Chetlall, Product Manager, Qosmos Division, Enea   Why is traffic encryption on the rise? Encryption on the public Internet is constantly rising, with current estimates showing that over 80% of web traffic will be encrypted by the end of 2019. A few content providers (e.g. Facebook, YouTube, and Netflix) are responsible for most […]

Tech Insights: Hot Swapping of Protocol Signatures

Monday, February 5, 2018

By Mitrasingh Chetlall, Product Manager, Qosmos Division, Enea   Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) examines the data part of a packet as it passes an inspection point, identifying the different protocols and extracting metadata for service assurance, traffic management, policy, cybersecurity, etc. To ensure the high availability requirements of certain environments, such as telecom networks, DPI […]

The Advent of a Solid NFV Foundation

Monday, December 11, 2017

#1: NETWORK-WIDE SECURITY POLICY WILL BE A PRE-REQUISITE FOR EFFECTIVE PROTECTION OF NEW VIRTUALIZED NETWORKS AND SERVICES The implementation of virtualized networks and services creates new challenges to ensure efficient, network-wide cyber security, all the way from virtual machines (VMs) to applications in the form of virtual network functions (VNFs). In 2018, cyber security will […]

Deep Packet Inspection for Lateral Movement Detection

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

by Erik Larsson, SVP Marketing, Enea and Belgacem Hlali, Senior Global Technical Account Manager, Qosmos Division, Enea   Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) examines the data part of a packet as it passes an inspection point, and provides the ability to detect non-compliance protocols, viruses, spam, and malware. Leveraging DPI software can help organizations detect possible […]

Using DPI Inside a Security Product: How Do They Do That?

Monday, September 11, 2017

Interview with Erik Larsson, Senior Vice President Marketing & Communication, Enea Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) is a key technology in cybersecurity, used in next-generation firewalls and analytics platforms to provide detailed traffic understanding up to the application level. For most security vendors, sourcing a commercial DPI engine from a specialist has become the preferred method […]

Voices from the Field: Using Traffic Intelligence to Improve Switch Performance

Thursday, August 31, 2017

In this interview, we are talking to Amit, a developer and software architect for a range of LAN access switches. These high-performance switches offer enhanced quality of service (QoS), user authentication, deep packet inspection (DPI) and security features for the network edge. The latest release of the switch gives IT visibility and control of over […]

A New Approach to NFV Monitoring

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Interview with Nicolas Bouthors, CTO of Enea, Qosmos Division   NFV is changing the way communication services are being delivered. What is the impact on monitoring? Virtualization has effectively decoupled services from the infrastructure delivering those services, thus making it difficult to trace any service fault to a particular piece of infrastructure. Our approach at […]

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