High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Alex Harvey  |  June 08, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
PCRE, or Perl Compatible Regular Expressions, is a library of functions that implements regular expression pattern matching. It is used widely in applications ranging from MariaDB to Apache. It is also used extensively by PHP which underpins many web...
by RSS Raul Alvarez  |  June 05, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Vawtrak, also known as Neverquest, is a banking trojan that is capable of bypassing 2FA (two factor authentication) on some financial institutions. It is also one of your typical information stealer. One of the main strengths of Vawtrak is its use of...
by RSS Hemant Jain  |  June 04, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The world would have been almost without DDoS if spoofed packets were blocked at their source. BCP 38 has been proposed since the year 2000 but has not been widely implemented because of costs and complexity of implementation. Since outbound DDoS is...
by RSS Ryan Witt  |  June 03, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
What’s the first rule of IT in healthcare? According to Frank Nydam, Senior Director of Healthcare Solutions for VMware, it’s “Don’t get in the caregiver’s way.” Unfortunately, this is often easier said than don...
by RSS Daniel Dern  |  June 02, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
As if using the Internet -- the Web in particular -- weren't already fraught with cyber-perils, users -- in offices on company LANs, as well as home-based and mobile individual users -- have to add "malvertising" to the list of things f...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  May 29, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The so-called Logjam vulnerability has been making headlines in both the tech and mainstream press since it was announced last week and for good reason. Potentially tens of thousands of websites and mail servers (as well as the users who access them)...
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...

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