Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) Tools

Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) Tools Overview

What are Network Traffic Analysis Tools?


Network traffic analysis (NTA) tools are used to gain insight into network traffic flow either for performance monitoring or network security purposes. NTA software are designed to provide real-time analysis of the source and inferential knowledge to the purpose of traffic, including detecting threats or merely to predetect and prevent bottlenecks.

Features of Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) Tools
Network traffic analysis software generally provides the following features:
  • Traffic decryption
  • Baseline vs anomolous behavior detection
  • Network transaction visibility
  • Monitor for high bandwidth usage
  • Identify source of high network traffic
  • Behavior historical data
  • Stream data to Incident Detection & Response (IDR) tool or data lake

Top Rated Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) Products

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SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

SolarWinds Netflow Traffic Analyzer is a network monitoring tool within the broader SolarWinds ecosystem. It includes core traffic monitoring features, as well as customizable traffic reports and alerts.

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

Palo Alto Network’s WildFire is a malware prevention service. It specializes in addressing zero-day threats through dynamic and static analysis, machine learning, and advanced sandbox testing environments.

Darktrace

Darktrace headquartered in San Francisco provides enterprise network security with its machine learning autonomous network traffic analysis (NTA) software, providing an "Immune System" that detects novel or insider threats arising from malicious behavior.

Kemp Flowmon ADS

Flowmon Anomaly Detection System (Flowmon ADS) by Kemp is a network security solution that analyzes network traffic from multiple perspectives to counter malicious behaviour and cyberattacks. By using a combination of detection methods, including machine learning, adaptive baselining,…

Juniper Mist Premium Analytics

Mist’s Premium Analytics services offer enterprises network visibility and business insights that drive their digital transformation journey. This service provides insights into your network and business operations while overcoming the complex challenges associated with the influx…

Awake Security Platform

Awake Security Platform is a network security product designed for use in security operations centers. It parses network traffic and builds behavioral models of the activity within organizations to help security teams identify, investigate, and hunt for threats.

Verizon Network Detection and Response (ProtectWise)

Verizon acquired ProtectWise, the Denver-based network security company of the same name, and the ProtectWise technology forms the basis for Verizon Network Detection and Response service, a cloud-based real-time situational awareness and forensics software tool for incident detection…

F5 SSL Orchestrator

F5 Networks provides the SSL Orchestrator, a high-performance decryption, analysis, and re-encryption tool for SSL/TLS traffic across the network to locate threats or data exfiltration efforts concealed in encrypted traffic.

Symantec Encrypted Traffic Management, formerly from Blue Coat

The Symantec Encrypted Traffic Management solution (formerly from Blue Coat Security) delivers encrypted traffic management solutions providing comprehensive, policy-based visibility and control over encrypted traffic, maximizing its benefits and minimizing its risks. According to…

ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer

NetFlow Analyzer is a complete bandwidth monitoring tool that utilizes flow technology to monitor and analyze network bandwidth usage. It helps users identify and avoid bandwidth delays and bottlenecks with customized reports, and set threshold-based email and SMS alerts to help…

Vectra Cognito Platform

San Jose-based Vectra AI offers their network traffic analysis (NTA) software, the Cognito Platform, which is designed to detect and remediate intrusion, as well as supply context with incident investigation.

Lastline

Lastline in San Mateo, California offers a network detection and response solution designed to provide network traffic analysis (NTA) to protect enterprise networks against sophisticated threats in real-time.

Riverbed NetProfiler

SteelCentral NetProfiler from Riverbed is a network behavior analysis application.

Symantec Network Forensics: Security Analytics

Symantec Network Forensics: Security Analytics aims to give users complete security visibility, advanced network traffic analysis, and real-time threat detection with enriched, full-packet capture.

SecBI

SecBI headquartered in Tel Aviv offers an autonomous threat detection network security application for enterprises and MSSPs support threat behavior detection and forensic investigation post-incident.

Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA)

Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) is a solution available to users of Cisco's Stealthwatch and Catalyst series switches, supporting analysis of encrypted traffic for malware.

Core Network Insight

Core Network Insight from HelpSystems monitors and analyzes network traffic to reveal critical threats in real time on any device in an infrastructure. Multiple detection engines provide definitive evidence and pinpoint the specific location of an infection, enabling security teams…

Verint Network Intelligence

Verint Network Intelligence, from Verint CIS, is a network traffic analysis and profiler solution for preventing cyber crime, which creates profiles by collecting and analyzing network traffic.

Noction Flow Analyzer

Noction Flow Analyzer (NFA) is a flow-based monitoring and reporting software that collects, stores, and presents both real-time and historic traffic data across an entire network. It helps to analyze and understand a network’s traffic patterns, bandwidth utilization, hosts and…

Veryx BrightVue

BrightVue, from Veryx Technologies, is an XDR solution designed to provide network visibility and security for mission-critical digital infrastructure. It provides securities for systems and devices on-premise or in the cloud. It is available in two editions: Veryx BrightVue NDR…

Veryx Cloudmon

Veryx Cloudmon provides visibility and monitoring capabilities for digital businesses utilizing cloud & data centers as well as for telco networks that need to deliver consistent network services. The vendor states a key differentiator in Cloudmon is visibility and the ability…

FireEye Network Forensics

The FireEye Network Forensics solution pairs FireEye's lossless network data capture and retrieval solution with centralized analysis and visualization. It is designed to accelerate the network forensics process with a single workbench that simplifies investigations and reduces risk.…

Netography

Netography, headquartered in Annapolis, MD, provides organizations with network detection and response capabilities for the atomized network. These help defend against global threats not found by existing technologies. From the cloud, Netography aims to help companies gain visibility…

ExtraHop Reveal(x)

ExtraHop now offers Reveal(x), the company's network traffic analysis (NTA) and anomaly detection security application.

Nagios Network Analyzer

Nagios Network Analyzer is designed to provide an in-depth look at all network traffic sources and potential security threats allowing system admins to quickly gather high-level information regarding the health of the network as well as highly granular data for complete and thorough…

Learn More About Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) Tools

What are Network Traffic Analysis Tools?


Network traffic analysis (NTA) tools are used to gain insight into network traffic flow either for performance monitoring or network security purposes. NTA software are designed to provide real-time analysis of the source and inferential knowledge to the purpose of traffic, including detecting threats or merely to predetect and prevent bottlenecks.

Features of Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) Tools
Network traffic analysis software generally provides the following features:
  • Traffic decryption
  • Baseline vs anomolous behavior detection
  • Network transaction visibility
  • Monitor for high bandwidth usage
  • Identify source of high network traffic
  • Behavior historical data
  • Stream data to Incident Detection & Response (IDR) tool or data lake