High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Ryan Witt  |  June 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
It’s difficult to overemphasize just how vulnerable many healthcare organizations are to cyber attacks. The healthcare industry as a whole simply hasn’t adopted the sorts of protections, best practices, and security awareness as other mar...
by RSS Tim Lau  |  June 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
At around 5AM PST today, our automatic website scanning system began to detect malicious contents being served from a top 10 global website. This lasted to around 8:30AM PST when, presumably, the website's operators disabled the malicious content...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 19, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
We don't see many awards for "The Most Influential Men In Silicon Valley" or "Top Men In the Channel". There's a reason for this, of course. The tech sector is dominated by men, from engineering to the C-suite. Security is...
by RSS Evan Schuman  |  June 15, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
One of the most frightening lessons IT people quickly learn is that large complex systems—software, hardware and certainly operating systems—always do things that no one knew they could do (or expect them to do). That's because these...
by RSS Esther Shein  |  June 10, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Security has typically fallen under the purview of IT, but it’s time to elevate it to a C-suite level discussion. Seemingly every time we turn around there’s something in the news or on social media about high-profile companies like Targe...
by RSS Daniel Dern  |  June 09, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
While some of everyone's social media presence is inevitably publicly viewable, there are parts that we only want shared/visible to "friends" or other confirmed connections. Facebook, which is already using security tools like HTTPS wit...
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...

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