Open standards tools now part of CyberFlood performance solutions
Spirent Communications broadened its application performance and security testing capabilities this week by incorporating NetSecOPEN test standards into its CyberFlood platform.
The Lowdown: The NetSecOPEN methodologies cover a wide range of use cases, including enterprise perimeter security mix traffic, cybersecurity assessment with predefined attack and malware scenarios, and a growing set of primary performance tests for bandwidth and capacity.
The Details: NetSecOPEN is an agnostic standards body made up of networking and security vendors, and testing labs. The organization develops public, standards-based cybersecurity performance testing. Spirent is a founding member of NetSecOPEN.
Background: CyberFlood version 19.1.2 featuring the expanded NetSecOPEN test suite as a standard component is available now.
The Buzz: “The combination of CyberFlood and NetSecOPEN enables every enterprise to adopt an open-standards approach to infrastructure security assessments,” said Jurrie van den Breekel, vice president of business development and product management at Spirent. “With CyberFlood’s NetSecOPEN tests, users can immediately see the impact on performance, while optimizing infrastructure security policies.”
“Incorporating the NetSecOPEN test suite into Spirent’s CyberFlood is a great step forward for the industry and brings us closer to full, cross-industry adoption of a truly open standard for apples-to-apples performance testing of security solutions,” added Brian Monkman, executive director of NetSecOPEN. “Now, CyberFlood puts our specification of realistic, repeatable testing into the hands of enterprise organizations, labs, and vendors.”