application delivery

Security vendors have been touting the advantages of next-generation firewalls (NGFW) that provide application inspection for several years now. As application traffic became more prevalent, criminals found that hiding malware inside application traffic was an excellent way to bypass traditional security. They still do. But now, application traffic is ubiquitous. The number of devices on our networks is growing exponentially, along with the volume of application and transactional traffic. While much of it is still passing through the traditional... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Jun 28, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
For some IT professionals, there is nothing more mundane than constructing an application delivery network. Most architects look at the basics of how many users, SLAs, application traffic projections and other checklist items then go about crafting infrastructure recommendations to accommodate those needs. Security is important, however often it's left to a firewall, IPS or other device to manage where an application delivery controller (ADC) is usually put behind these components For the most part this has worked well, however today's threats... [Read More]
by RSS Mark Byers  |  Apr 01, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends