Pace 2 DPI engine secures networks says Rohde & Schwarz

Deep packet inspection (DPI) technology addresses a range of network security challenges including malware and non-malware threats. At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Rohde & Schwarz demonstrates what it claims is the highest performing DPI software on the market.

Available from ipoque, a Rohde & Schwarz company, the scalable, and customisable turnkey DPI software secures network and protects organisations against cyber attacks. For network security vendors, the R&S PACE 2 DPI engine from Rohde & Schwarz delivers network visibility. Incorporating DPI adds IP traffic analytics capabilities to network security devices and provides granular information on applications and protocols for proper classification.

R&S PACE 2 classifies thousands of applications and protocols, provides content and metadata extraction regardless of whether the protocols use advanced obfuscation, port hopping techniques or encryption, and offers metrics and heuristics from IP traffic in real time. When applied to network security solutions, developers can achieve reliable application visibility, says Rohde &Schwarz, adding that it allows for facilitating the secure delivery of critical applications and services.

R&S Pace2 DPI software is used by Saint Security in its network-based advanced malware response solution MNX to identify, analyse, judge and block malicious activity. The R&S Pace 2 engine extracts file content and metadata to identify potentially dangerous executables caused by advanced persistent threats (APTs). By embedding the DPI engine, Saint Security unlocks the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI)-based analysis methodologies to fingerprint cyber attacks.

The DPI software by Rohde & Schwarz will be presented at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco at booth 3927/16, April 16–20, 2018.

Ipoque is a Rohde & Schwarz company, providing deep packet inspection software that adds protocol and application classification capabilities to network analytics, traffic management and cybersecurity solutions. ipoque also provides a holistic network traffic analytics system for communication service providers that delivers deep insight into network behaviour, network performance and trends to optimize quality of experience and service.

The Rohde & Schwarz technology group develops, produces and markets innovative information and communications technology products for professional users. Rohde & Schwarz focuses on test and measurement, broadcast and media, cybersecurity, secure communications and monitoring and network testing, areas that address many different industry and government-sector market segments.

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