NIKSUN® is the recognized worldwide leader in making the Unknown Known. The company develops a highly scalable array of real time and forensics-based cybersecurity and network performance management...
Mission: To create technology to enable our customers to build a...
NIKSUN® is the recognized worldwide leader in making the Unknown Known. The company develops a highly scalable array of real time and forensics-based cybersecurity and network performance management solutions for government & intelligence agencies, service providers, financial services companies, and large enterprises such as retailers and manufacturers. NIKSUN´s award-winning appliances deliver unprecedented flexibility and packet capture power. The company´s patented real-time analysis and recording technology is the industry´s most comprehensive solution for secure and reliable network infrastructure and services, providing the power to instantly Know the Unknown.® NIKSUN, headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, has sales offices and distributors throughout the US, Europe, Mid East and Asia-Pacific.
The NIKSUN Story: Know the Unknown
Today’s increasing network complexity, growing obfuscation techniques, and exploding multimedia traffic volumes are bringing a host of next-generation problems from zero-day exploits, targeted malware and Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), to service level disruptions and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance issues. In particular, the nature and frequency of cyber attacks are fundamentally changing the cyber security landscape. WikiLeaks, Operation Aurora (Google), Night Dragon, and other high profile attacks on an unprecedented scale with extraordinary sophistication.
In today’s changing IT environment, the single biggest challenge in solving these problems is gaining actionable insight on the dizzying array of unknowns associated with each security attack or performance issue. Deeply committed to his passion of helping organizations solve these problems, Dr. Parag Pruthi’s visionary leadership and focus on innovation has guided NIKSUN from start-up to revolutionizing the network monitoring industry. Based on his doctoral research to model high variability phenomenon in networking, Dr. Pruthi along with notable colleagues developed a revolutionary approach of analyzing network traffic to essentially record everything and know anything traversing the network.
Today, NIKSUN is the only network monitoring solution that can simultaneously capture, inspect, mine, correlate, and store everything traversing the network at multi-gigabit rates, gaining the deepest insight of security threats, performance issues, and compliance risks. Using a single console, NIKSUN also provides 93% analysis and visibility across networks, providing incredible power with a simple click and real-time contextual visibility.
Mission Statement: To create technology to enable our customers to build a secure and robust global IP infrastructure.
World Headquarters: Princeton, New Jersey
Customers:1,000+ enterprise customers in over 30 countries including:
-Defense and intelligence communities
-Major financial institutions
-Global service providers
NIKSUN is proud to host the World Wide Security and Mobility Conference (WWSMC), which brings together industry leaders, government officials (such as Michael Chertoff), and academia to discuss solutions to today’s ever-growing cybersecurity, performance and mobility challenges.
- Inducted into 2012 SC Magazine's Industry Innovator Hall of Fame
- Rated by SC Magazine 5 Stars across-the-board in 2012, 2011 and 2010
- Received 2012 FROST & SULLIVAN Product Differentiation Excellence of the Year Award
- Received InfoSecurity Products Guide Global Excellence Award 2012
- Honored by Network Products Guide: Dr. Parag Pruthi Named Outstanding Leader of the Decade 2012
- Received FROST & SULLIVAN 2012 Excellence in Best Practices Awards
- Honored by SmartCEO magazine: Dr. Pruthi CEO of one of the BEST-RUN COMPANIES in the Mid-Atlantic
- Rated by SC Magazine as Lab Approved in 2011
- Recognized by FROST & SULLIVAN as overall leader in 2011 Network Performance Monitoring
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Princeton, NJ Jan 2012 – Reviewed Jul 31, 2013
Interview Details – Be prepared to rattle off the usual items ... port numbers, service names, TCP handshake. Don't expect the person interviewing you to know what they are, they will just check the box if you get what they are told is the correct answer. – Full Interview
They will ask about your willingness to work. what this means is are you willing to work unpaid overtime, nights, weekends, and any time something goes wrong without compensation. – View Answer