Category: ExtraHop Analysis

Real-User Monitoring’s Next Frontier: Context, Context, Context!

May 4, 2015 | By Chase Snyder | Add a Comment

Since the early days of the Internet, site owners and admins have craved deeper, more meaningful insight into user experience. Knowing what happens when someone visits your site is strategically valuable since website and application performance are tightly linked with revenue and growth for many companies. Early Approaches to RUM Real-user monitoring (also called end-user [...]

0

Continue Reading

Guide to Building Stellar ExtraHop Dashboards, Part II: Chart Types

April 27, 2015 | By Nojan Moshiri | Add a Comment

A custom FTP dashboard built to display essential FTP metrics. Previously in this blog series: In part one of this blog series, The Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stellar ExtraHop Dashboards, I walked through using ExtraHop dashboards and their fully customizable HTML components. I covered how you can start to build dashboards using any of the [...]

0

Continue Reading

Step-by-Step Guide: HL7 Analytics with ExtraHop

April 22, 2015 | By Terry Shaver | Add a Comment

HL7 data is crucial to the healthcare industry, and the ability to extract meaningful insights from HL7 messages in real-time can help organizations improve patient outcomes, boost security, and save money. Not all organizations need the same information from their HL7 messages, so ExtraHop makes it possible to create custom triggers to pull out the [...]

0

Continue Reading

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 [...]

0

Continue Reading

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 [...]

0

Continue Reading

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 [...]

0

Continue Reading

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 [...]

0

Continue Reading

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 [...]

0

Continue Reading

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 [...]

0

Continue Reading

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 [...]

0

Continue Reading