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Vectra S2 Sensor
The Cognito Automated Threat Detection and Response Platform

Vectra S2 Sensor

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Overview:

S-Series Sensors

S-series sensors are easily deployed at remote sites or at access switches on internal network segments to extend the reach of Cognito deployments. Small, dedicated devices, S-series sensors passively monitor network traffic, extract critical metadata and forward it to the Brain for analysis and attack detection.

S-series sensors can be deployed in-line as a bump-in-the-wire that fails-open or on a SPAN port or network TAP. The small size and simple deployment of the S-series sensors ensure that there is comprehensive coverage across the entire network, especially at remote sites such as small offices, clinics and retail locations.

Cognito Artificial Intelligence Platform

The Cognito automated threat detection and response platform from Vectra provides full visibility into cyber attack behaviors from cloud and data center workloads to user and IoT devices. Regardless of size or geographic spread, Cognito provides consistent threat detection coverage with no blind spots, leaving attackers with nowhere to hide.

Cognito has a brain and multiple sensors that provide input to the brain. The brain, which runs on the X-series appliance, receives input from S-series sensors. S-series sensors can be physical or virtual and receive input from third-party sources in the form of logs from security products, authentication systems, SaaS applications or indicators of compromise.

Because Cognito uses artificial intelligence, it automatically analyzes, triages, correlates and prioritizes threats across an enterprise in real-time, reducing the security-analyst workload by 29x.

To extend the reach of Cognito, S-series sensors are easily deployed at remote sites or with access switches on internal network segments. They passively monitor network traffic, extract critical metadata and forward it to the brain for analysis and threat detection.

S-series sensors can be deployed in-line as a bump-in-the-wire that fails-open or on a SPAN port or network TAP. The small size and simple deployment model of S-series sensors ensure that there is comprehensive coverage across the entire network, especially at remote offices, clinics and retail locations.

For network locations where scalable sensors are required, the X-series appliance can be deployed as a sensor for the brain. As a sensor, the X-series is deployed on a SPAN port or network TAP.

Algorithms:

FIPS 140-2 Validated

FIPS-Approved Algorithms:

  • AES (Cert. #2273)
  • HMAC (Cert. #1391)
  • DSA (Cert. #709); ECDSA (Cert. #368)
  • RSA (Cert. #1166)
  • SHS (Cert. #1954)
  • Triple-DES (Cert. #1420)
  • DRBG (Cert. #281)
  • CVL (Cert. #44)
  • RNG (Cert #1132)

Other Algorithms:

  • RSA (key wrapping)
  • Key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength
  • Non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength
  • EC Diffie-Hellman key agreement
  • Key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength
  • Non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength

Specifications:

S2 Sensor Rear

S2 Sensor Specifications
Capture Ports
  • Four 10/100/1000BASE-T
  • A total of two ports can be used in passive mode
Management Ports
  • One 10/100/1000BASE-T out-of-band management port
  • One 10/100/1000 BASE-T out-of-band support port
  • One RJ-45 serial console port
Storage Capacity 1 TB hard disk drive
Input Voltage 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Power 60 watts
Current 5 A
Dimensions 1.74 in. (44.19 mm) H x 9.09 in. (230.88 mm) W x 7.74 in. (196.59 mm) D
Weight 5.18 lbs (2.3 kg)
Environment Operating Temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
Non-Operating Temperature: -4° to 158° F (-20° to 70° C)

Documentation:

Download the Vectra Cognito Platform Specifications Datasheet (.PDF)

Pricing Notes:

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