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First of its kind service addresses the disappearing network perimeter by turning any network asset into a security device

San Francisco, CA – July 23, 2019 – Netography, which turns any network asset into a security device using a cloud-native Security Operations Platform, today launched an open beta of its first service. Named Netography Security Operations Platform, the service is the next step in the evolution from IDS (Intrusion Detection System) to IPS. By moving to cloud-native infrastructure with distributed telemetry gathering, Security Operations Platform enables network and security professionals to discover, investigate, and remedy the modern threat environment with speed and autonomy.

“The traditional network perimeter has disappeared; assets are now scattered across multiple vendors in different environments. We developed this service to not only make managing those environments easier, but also to enable devices themselves to help secure your global infrastructure,” said Barrett Lyon, co-founder and CEO of Netography.

“Early generations of IDS and IPS technology ran into scalability issues as networks grew larger and rules became overly complex. Even more advanced flow-monitoring technologies were too limited, as they only monitored and alerted organizations to issues. By assessing threats in the cloud, we can detect, route, or block bad traffic at a scale and ease never before possible.”

Netography’s Security Operations Platform continuously and automatically detects and remediates malicious traffic, including DDoS attacks, botnets, data extraction, login attempts, and more. It works by ingesting all common flow data, including Sflow, Netflow, and VPC flow, via a proprietary cloud flow collector. Each flow is then enriched with a deep level of security, business, and performance detail that can be stored in perpetuity, as well as monitored by a host of proprietary algorithms. Algorithms are used to trigger comprehensive business logic (plugins) that can do anything from re-route networks to defend your global infrastructure.

Netography can discover extremely complex security events that typically go unseen. This is in contrast to traditional, on-premises IPS or flow collection devices that use hardware that lacks the unlimited storage and compute capacity of cloud services. Our Security Operations Platform is also complementary to existing security deployments, and by leveraging the Netography Fusion Portal, it enables teams to better control devices and work together to reduce threats.

“Many organizations have been forced to create their own tooling to coordinate block lists, threat detection, and flow together,” said Dan Murphy, co-founder and CTO of Netography. “A lot of these tools have been hacked together by teams that no longer exist, and as a result, nobody wants to touch or update them for fear of breaking something. Our Security Operations Platform will reduce the overhead of developing and supporting custom controls for networks, and deliver powerful integrations to make investments in existing security tools more valuable.”

The Netography open beta begins July 23, 2019. Security, network, and cloud operators interested in joining the beta should visit For a private demo at Black Hat 2019, please register at: or email [email protected].

About Netography

Netography’s Security Platform provides cross-network visibility, encompassing cloud and on-premises environments. With the network-wide visibility that Netography delivers, organizations can protect themselves, via instant and automated detection and remediation, against a broad set of security threats, resulting in a 90% reduction in MTTR (mean time to resolution). Netography helps companies verify the effectiveness of their existing security and tools, share the same data in real-time across NetOps and SecOps teams, and easily protect their entire infrastructure as they scale, without adding expensive hardware. For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter @netography, LinkedIn at, or request additional information at [email protected].