High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Chris Dawson  |  July 08, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
As an increasing number of businesses migrate critical infrastructure and applications to the cloud, security has become top of mind. It’s no longer enough to spin up a VM and deploy an app. While the cloud offers easy deployment and incredible...
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 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 Chris Dawson  |  April 27, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Organizations often allow the use of social media on their networks, but RSAC is buzzing about the risks. Does your organization allow employees to access social media at the office? Many do, whether for strictly personal use, communication, collabo...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  April 24, 2015  |  Category: Behind the Firewall
In the world of cyber security, not all vendors are the same. One way of knowing who stands out is through true third party testing, and among the best is NSS Labs. Fortinet's VP of Product Marketing and Digital Strategist Jonas Tichenor talk abo...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  April 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
There are a lot of trends and conversations being explored at this year's RSA Conference in San Francisco, CA. Among the most talked about is just how vulnerable businesses are when there is no protection around social media usage by employees. W...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  April 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Aside from the latest security gadgets, widgets and devices that can help to protect a network, many at RSA this year are having big conversations around education. The simple act of making sure your organization understands password protections, avo...
by RSS David Maciejak  |  April 02, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
For the second year in a row, BlackHat Asia was held in Singapore, at the end of March, in the luxury Marina Bay Sands hotel. As usual, the 2 days briefings were fully loaded of plenty of topics. 3 distinct tracks were offered, plus the business t...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  March 25, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
This year, I participated to Insomni'hack's CTF with the 3 other (remote) members of the pic0wn team. I'll address the challenges I personally solved in the next few posts: this post concerns a Web and a Forensic challenge, next post conc...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  March 02, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
When it comes time to sign that purchase order for a security solution, how do you cut through the glossy marketing and make informed choices? Marketing is something of a necessary evil for most companies. You can sell the best widgets in the world,...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  February 20, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
It has recently been brought to light that Lenovo has been shipping a software known as VisualDiscovery by a company called Superfish with their consumer notebook products. This software is apparently not shipped with business laptops. According to...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  January 19, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
For US schools and libraries, this is a big deal (and big business for resellers). The first quarter of the year is E-rate season for public schools and libraries in the US. E-rate is a federal reimbursement program run by the FCC designed to help...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  December 10, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
K12 has its share of security and regulatory challenges, but higher ed takes things to a whole new level. Last week I wrote about some of the security challenges K12 schools face, most of which revolve around balancing regulatory requirements, Inter...
by RSS He Xu  |  November 12, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Dofoil, also known as Smoke Loader, is a modularized botnet that has existed for a few years. Since 2013, we have not received any new variants of this bot and the command-and-control (C&C) servers of its previous variants are no longer accessibl...

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