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State Agency Manages Expanding IT Environment With NETSCOUT

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E N T E R P R I S E l CASE STUDY l Customer Profile This centralized State government information technology (IT) organization has vast responsibilities associated with delivering business services to more than 30,000 agency employees. The agency has taken advantage of NETSCOUT's "single-vendor/multi-solution" approach, with nGeniusONE Service Assurance and Arbor Sightline & Threat Mitigation System technologies helping IT operations address Smart Visibility/Smarter Analytics and Cybersecurity requirements across their environment. The Challenge The everyday challenges of managing their large-scale, complex government service delivery environment were already substantial. Now, IT leadership faced additional cybersecurity and network demands, including those described in the subsections that follow. Supporting Federal Cybersecurity Program Requirements Like many other State IT organizations across the U.S., this team relied on and participated in one Federal Government Cybersecurity program to protect their environment from global threats. As part of this program, the Network Operations (NetOps) team worked with the Federal Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency and Center for Internet Security organization, as well as State-level IT leaders to analyze cyberattack traffic and share threat details for collaborative review. With this effort, NetOps: • Deployed specialized sensors (supplied by Federal Government agencies) across the network • Analyzed attack traffic instances • Shared malware threat details with participating Federal and State agencies to help collectively identified trends that needed to be monitored and addressed OVERVIEW The Challenge • Federal and state-level cybersecurity projects resulted in new NetOps & SecOps visibility monitoring needs • Required hybrid workforce reliability safeguards The Solution • nGenius ® 5000 and 7000 series packet flow switches • PFS 7000 series appliance add-on for PFS 5000 • Already-deployed nGeniusONE ® Service Assurance and InfiniStreamNG ® solutions The Results • Addressed cybersecurity requirements with NETSCOUT ® smart visibility • Assured state agency business operations across evolving hybrid workforce landscape State Agency Manages Expanding IT Environment With NETSCOUT Addresses Federal Cybersecurity Requirements and Extended Hybrid Workforce Demands With Smart Visibility

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