SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2013) - Moscone Center, 2013 RSA Security Conference -- Narus, Inc., a leader in big data cyber analytics for cybersecurity solutions, and Teradata (
"Networks continue to increase in complexity and capacity, challenging organizations to keep their systems fully operational and secure," said Sam Harris, vice president, Teradata. "The shift to laptops and mobile devices has blurred the borders of networks; rapid proliferation of polymorphic malware has tested the effectiveness of static, signature-based protection; and the continuing swell in network traffic has slowed forensic analysis while driving storage costs skyward. Traditional network security tools alone no longer suffice to maintain acceptable levels of security and operational effectiveness. Narus' nSystem in conjunction with Teradata creates a new paradigm for cyber defense technology."
Harris added that the offering with Narus leverages Teradata's new Unified Data Architecture™, which uses the complementary value of best-in-class technologies from Teradata, Teradata Aster and open source Apache™ Hadoop, to enable users to ask any question, against any data, with any analytic, at any time. Teradata's global customer community includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies and government organizations that require real-time insight at the moment when critical decisions can have the biggest impact. Its largest customer can manage up to 100 petabytes of data, accessed by tens of thousands of users, including 50 terabytes of new data per day, while managing trillions of records and processing millions of queries per day. Teradata has a long history of delivering subsecond complex query responses, with more than 20 customers in the multi-petabyte range.
"In today's hyper-connected world, massive amounts of data enter and leave enterprises at lightning speed," said Prakash Nagpal, senior vice president of product management and marketing, Narus. "Narus' leading big data cyber analytics solutions running on Teradata deliver the technology needed to implement cybersecurity strategies to address the threats of tomorrow."
Today's announcement was made at the RSA Conference, the world's leading information security conference and exposition, where Teradata and Narus are available for meetings in booth #1841.
Cybersecurity vocabulary notes
- 1DDOS, or Distributed Denial of Service, is an attack where multiple compromised systems can be infected with a Trojan.
- 2The Domain Name System (DNS) translates Internet domain and host names to IP addresses. DNS enumeration is the process of locating all the DNS servers and their corresponding records for an organization. Records can yield information such as usernames, computer names, and IP addresses of potential target systems.
- 3Botnets are automated software programs that perform tasks on a network with some degree of autonomy
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