Companies need to align security, compliance, and threat management with customer business objectives. In order to have good security it is necessary to increase the visibility of the network. It should extend security to cover more attack vectors. An attack vector is the mean used to obtain information or access to a particular system, such as e-mail, etc.
Attackers use the attack vectors such as email, website, etc.
Turning your network into a security sensor requires increasing the visibility of the network by enabling the following features:
BEFORE: Enterprise networks today require investment in equipment to enable the network as a security sensor that will help you to have greater visibility and to mitigate the effects of threats.
DURING: By integrating different Cisco security products the company can leverage their investments in network equipment.
AFTER: Protection against advanced malware, retrospective security and incident response.