GREYCORTEX RELEASES MENDEL 3.0

March brings the most recent version of GREYCORTEX MENDEL; Version 3.0. As part of this release, MENDEL 3.0 brings several new features SOC administrators will love, as well as continued expansion for SCADA networks and upgraded hardware support.

Specifically, MENDEL now supports the latest in DELL Rx40 hardware. Those in SCADA network environments will enjoy updates to the MENDEL IDS system. Version 3.0 also includes visibility for the NFS (Network File System) and IEC 60870 5 101/104 protocols. SOC users will note that dashboards have been adjusted to better accommodate multiple sensors, and that the overall capacity for sensors connected to one collector has been increased to 30. Finally, MENDEL’s capabilities have been expanded to include the ability to add your own blacklist file, as well as export files to IBM Qradar SIEM via the LEEF format.
New Features

  • GREYCORTEX has added support for the latest Dell servers (Rx40) so users will now be able to use the latest hardware.
  • SCADA support continues, with updates to the MENDEL IDS engine to include visibility IEC 60870 5 101/104 protocols – bringing new security for professionals in the energy infrastructure sector.
  • SOC administrators will appreciate several new features in version 3.0, including new dashboard settings suitable for multiple sensors for better SOC visualization, as well as the ability to add up to 30 sensors on one collector, and finally; LEEF expert format for events exported to IBM Qradar SIEM, and the ability to upload users’ own blacklists in .csv file.

Improvements
Several MENDEL features were improved. These included easier license extension, host identification, decryption performance, status monitoring, and data export.
Bug Fixes

In general, our development team focused on improving the user experience and reporting.

Please note that updating to version 3.0 requires appliance restart and may take up to one hour.

Contact your local GREYCORTEX partner to find out how you can put MENDEL v3.0 to work for you.


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About GREYCORTEX
GREYCORTEX uses advanced artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data mining methods to help organizations make their IT operations secure and reliable.

MENDEL, GREYCORTEX’s network traffic analysis solution, helps corporations, governments, and the critical infrastructure sector protect their futures by detecting cyber threats to sensitive data, networks, trade secrets, and reputations, which other network security products miss.

MENDEL is based on 10 years of extensive academic research and is designed using the same technology which was successful in four US-based NIST Challenges.