third party testing


NSS Labs released their second annual breach detection system (BDS) test results this week, highlighting a market that is growing at a CAGR of 32%, more than double that of next gen firewalls.  Gartner cites 20 vendors in this competitive space – 9 of them participated in the NSS Labs comparison, giving IT and security decision makers robust, objective data on which to base their purchases. Let’s take a step back, though, and clearly define breach detection systems. Many vendors simply refer to them as sandboxes, but NSS Labs... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Aug 06, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
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 about some resent results that continue to put Fortinet ahead of the pack. [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Apr 24, 2015  |  Filed in: Behind the Firewall
As our networks evolve and perimeter protection becomes just one of many necessary layers of security, organizations are turning to next generation intrusion prevention systems (NGIPS) to lock down networks from the edge to the core. The next generation firewall (NGFW) revolutionized network security by incorporating a variety of critical functions into a single, easy to manage appliance. For vendors who found the secret sauce of high-performance hardware, optimized software, and powerful threat intelligence mechanisms, NGFWs were a real leap... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Apr 21, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News