Category: ExtraHop Blog

Outranging HTTP.sys Range-Based Attacks, Trigger Style

April 17, 2015 | By Colin Walker | Add a Comment

If you’ve been watching the news in the tech space this week you’ve probably seen plenty going on in regards to HTTP.sys. A couple days ago ( April 15) a new CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, the widely adopted place to track the bad things people are trying to do when they happen) was filed [...]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stellar ExtraHop Dashboards

April 9, 2015 | By Nojan Moshiri | Add a Comment

A custom dashboard built to track order fulfillment in a warehouse. In this post, we will show how to build a custom dashboard like this one. At a recent ExtraHop user forum, users asked for guidance in creating dashboards.  Here in the ExtraHop Technical Marketing Engineering (TME) group, we have a methodology that has helped [...]

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ExtraHop Top5: April 8, 2015

April 9, 2015 | By Colin Walker | Add a Comment

Welcome, intrepid reader, to the inaugural (read: first of many) ExtraHop Top5s. “But what is this greatness of which you speak?” you ask. The Top5 slices, it dices, it’ll even fold your laundry (Note: it cannot slice, dice, or fold anything in corporeal space). What it does best of all, though, is keep you up to date on [...]

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Healthcare’s Y2K: The Dreaded ICD-10 Conversion

March 3, 2015 | By Terry Shaver | Add a Comment

If you’re in the healthcare industry, you’re aware of the impending transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 on October 1. “What the heck is ‘diagnosis coding,’” you ask? ICD or International Classification of Disease is a standard of codes used to describe patient diagnoses. ICD-9 was set in 1975, so we’re long due for an update [...]

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The Four Data Sets Essential for IT Operations Analytics (ITOA)

February 19, 2015 | By Erik Giesa | Add a Comment

[This is the second post in a four-part series. Read the first post: The Big Idea Behind IT Operations Analytics (ITOA): IT Big Data] In my previous article, I explained that IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) borrows from Big Data principles and that, in order to enable effective insights and data-driven decisions, you must first design [...]

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FTP Dashboard: Detect and Mitigate FTP Data Leaks

February 5, 2015 | By Steve Smith | Add a Comment

My name is Steve Smith, and I recently joined ExtraHop as an engineer on the technical marketing team. After spending a week playing with the ExtraHop platform, I decided it was time to take the training wheels off. From past experience, I was interested in the depth the ExtraHop platform could provide in tracking rogue [...]

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The Big Idea Behind IT Operations Analytics (ITOA): IT Big Data

February 5, 2015 | By Erik Giesa | Add a Comment

Gartner estimates that by 2017, approximately 15% of enterprises will actively use ITOA (IT Operations Analytics) technologies to provide insight into both business execution and IT operations, up from fewer than 5% today.[1] What’s driving this growth, and what do you need to know now in order to make sense of ITOA? Over the next [...]

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ExtraHop Is the Proud Home of the Binary 12th Man!

January 12, 2015 | By Tyson Supasatit | Add a Comment

The 00001100th Man is ExtraHop’s geeky salute to a beloved Seahawks tradition. It’s our way of showing our love for the amazing Seattle technology community that is cheering for the Seahawks alongside us. Want to join ExtraHop’s Legion of Geek? We’re looking for exceptional people who love technology, appreciate elegant solutions to hard problems, and [...]

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Turla Trojan Tactics Trounced

January 7, 2015 | By Colin Walker | Add a Comment

About a month or so back, just before the holiday stretch set in for many of us here in North America, Ars Technica put out an article depicting a new vector for Turla, namely a “Powerful, highly stealthy Linux trojan” that “may have infected victims for years.” I don’t know about you, but to me [...]

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Community: The Icing on Your ExtraHop & Why I’m Here

December 17, 2014 | By Colin Walker | 8 Comments

Some days I just frackin’ love what I do. Taking a figurative hammer to the metaphorical tough nut in the form of a complex problem and cracking that baby wide open is just plain fun. Getting to use wickedly cool technology to do so is just icing on the cake. Tasty, decadent icing. Whether it’s [...]

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