Portland-based IPCopper manufactures computer network surveillance devices to help small business owners protect themselves from cybercrime.
IPCopper -- the name is a play on the notion of a police officer walking the Internet protocol beat -- makes devices with the forensic firepower to detect, track and ultimately prosecute cybercrooks, hackers or spies.
Housed in tamper-proof aluminum boxes, the devices have full "packet capture" or "sniffing" capability. Placed in line between a company's Internet connection and the computers that access it, the appliances record every email, website visit or Voice Over Internet Protocol conversation in complete detail.
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