High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Esther Shein  |  May 28, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The non-profit Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) issues a semi-annual study on Trends in IT Security, which looks at what is happening in the security market and ways end users and channel firms should be adjusting to the new securi...
by RSS Glen Kemp  |  May 26, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
[Editor’s Note: While this post is primarily concerned with Fortinet firewalls, particularly the FortiGate 3700D, it also serves as useful background for anyone considering different deployment scenarios for data center firewalls.] Nestling so...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  May 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Two new high-profile hacks this week collectively exposed millions of users’ data, both more worrying than what has become a run-of-the-mill credit card breach. The reasons for concern, of course, are a bit different. The first breach, announc...
by RSS Evan Schuman  |  May 21, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Security has always been a game of balance. The more strict the security, the better the protection it delivers. But that is only true up to the point where users resist, in which case they stop using the security measure and the protection then drop...
by RSS Evan Schuman  |  May 20, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
As if security advocates didn't have enough headaches, there is a frightening trend of security arguments that sound like they're meaningful but are in reality protecting something that isn't a threat and that users don't care about....
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  May 19, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Trust is a tricky thing. It’s hard to gain, easy to lose, and exceptionally difficult to win back. Following the Edward Snowden disclosures and ongoing wrangling in Congress and the courts about privacy, monitoring, and data collection, trust b...
by RSS Alex Harvey  |  May 18, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
SPSS is one of the most widely used statistical analysis packages in the world. It was first released in 1968 and gained considerable traction among social sciences researchers. It grew steadily in popularity, especially among academics, but when IBM...
by RSS Raul Alvarez  |  May 15, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
If you haven’t heard of Rombertik, you probably had a nice vacation somewhere. A few weeks ago, Rombertik made its rounds in the news everywhere. Lots of articles and blogs were written about it, so out of curiosity, I had a look into it myself...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  May 15, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
“I want my MTV...” One of the most iconic lines from one of the greatest rock songs of the 80’s, “Money For Nothing”. OK, not just from the 80’s, but of all time. But rock nostalgia aside, this is the line that pop...
by RSS Collin Tam  |  May 14, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
Information is always useful to someone. For 'Tinba', like many botnets, that information could be browsing data, login credentials, or even banking information, all decided by the botnet master and changed to whatever they desire at any time...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  May 13, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
In 2009, Egypt slaughtered all 300,000 pigs in the country in response to the worldwide pandemic of so-called “swine flu”, or H1-N1. Some estimates put US pork industry losses at millions of dollars per week as major world markets stopped...
by RSS Daniel Dern  |  May 07, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
If the Point of Sale (POS) system in your retail business is still running on an older operating system, e.g., Microsoft Windows XP or anything else pre-Win 7, there are a number of compelling reasons why it's long past time to change that. And...
by RSS Alex Harvey  |  May 06, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities have become fairly commonplace in web applications and crop up frequently in content management systems like WordPress and Joomla! While WordPress is the most popular CMS on the Web, and therefore a popular...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  May 06, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
An exciting announcement made at RSA 2015 was the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Exodus Intelligence (featured recently on the cover of Time magazine). This relationship is designed to facilitate information sharing between the two organi...

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