About Andrew Hay

Andrew Hay is an information security industry veteran with close to 20 years of experience as a security practitioner, industry analyst, and executive. As the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at DataGravity, Inc., he advocates for the company’s total information security needs and is responsible for the development and delivery of the company’s comprehensive information security strategy.

Andrew has served in various roles and responsibilities at a number of companies including OpenDNS (now a Cisco company), CloudPassage, Inc., 451 Research, the University of Lethbridge, Capital G Bank Ltd. (now Clarien Bank Bermuda), Q1 Labs (now IBM), Nokia (now Check Point), Nortel Networks, Magma Communications (now Primus Canada), and Taima Corp (now Convergys).

Andrew is frequently approached to provide expert commentary on security-industry developments, and has been featured in such publications as Forbes, Bloomberg, Wired, USA Today, International Business Times, Sacramento Bee, Delhi Daily News, Austin Business Journal, Ars Technica, RT, VentureBeat, LeMondeInformatique, eWeek, TechRepublic, Infosecurity Magazine, The Data Center Journal, TechTarget, Network World, Computerworld, PCWorld, and CSO Magazine.

A lot more Network Security Monitoring (NSM) products these days (Freeware and Open-source Applications & Commercial Applications) are capable of receiving NetFlow from routing and switching devices. Configuring the export of these flow records are not the most straightforward task as the steps differ between device models. This article will explain the basics behind configuring NetFlow on various Cisco devices: Perform the steps in this required task to configure Netflow and Netflow Data Export: 1) In global configuration - ip flow-export source |interface| - ip flow-export version |number| - ip flow-cache timeout active 1 - ip flow-export destination |ip| |port| Where: |interface| - is the interface you want your...

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