Winter is (eventually) coming, but before we get there it will be October and time once again for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a tradition established by the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance. Since 2003, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) has been a vehicle for promoting security awareness and best practices both within and outside the industry.

We will be supporting NCSAM with hints, tips and information in blogs, tip of the day on social media including Facebook and Twitter (@ixiacom).

We’ll put it all together for you here on this page.

This year, there are Four Weekly Topics:

Security Report 2018

Security Report 2018

Ixia reveals security insights in 2017 Security Report. 

Ixia has 20 years of experience testing networking and network-security appliances.  We also provide the industry’s highest performing network packet broker. Along the way, we have seen a dramatic increase in your attack surface, and not just because of additional malware. Organizations must grapple with new cloud technologies, mobile devices on the network, a host of new compliance and monitoring tools, and the rise of the Internet of things.

We analyze the impacts of these new trends in our 2017 Security Report, including examinations of the shifting environment of network security, how security reach is expanding, new threats, and new areas of vulnerability. Download the Ixia 2017 Security Report to learn more.