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Securing the Cloud with a Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Organizations moving to the cloud quickly find that it’s not a cure-all for all IT and security pain points. While moving to cloud has many benefits, companies find they still need to optimize virtual environments for realistic ROI, meet current and future demand, and secure critical assets. Because of this, many turn to Web Application [...]

Gartner 2018 IDPS Magic Quadrant: Alert Logic Places as Challenger

The Gartner Magic Quadrant’s Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) category is relatively new. But it’s not without its rough beginnings. In fact, Gartner predicted the demise of the entire precursor to this category back in 2003 because, at the time, intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and intrusion detection systems (IDS) were just not delivering the [...]

April 30th, 2019|Categories: Security|Tags: , , |

Cylance Compromise Assessments – How They Work and Why They Are Useful

Many organizations don’t have the in-house resources necessary to give cybersecurity the attention it demands, much less complete a compromise assessment. With the current technology talent gap, finding the expertise you need isn’t easy, and with limited IT teams, finding the bandwidth to focus on your cybersecurity strategy is difficult. But with cyberattacks occurring within [...]

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Security|Tags: , |

SOC-as-a-Service: The Arctic Wolf Approach to Cybersecurity

As an SMB, you likely have limited security staff. Your lean IT team does it’s best to provide coverage, but they’re already overwhelmed. You don’t have the time or resources to hire a comprehensive dedicated security team. As a result, you have no one to monitor your firewalls, examine antivirus, or analyze your security structure. [...]

Check Point Logging vs Traditional Traffic Log Analyzers

Most firewalls enable you to export a syslog file of filtered TCP/IP traffic, but many of them don’t include the tools to index and analyze firewall events. To get the benefits of a quality log analyzer, organizations are forced to either purchase these tools separately or build them in-house using open source tools that is [...]

January 31st, 2019|Categories: Security|Tags: , |

Security vs Short-Term Profitability: Enabling Long-Term Sustainability

Investing in security is expensive, and it’s often tempting to focus first on your current profitability. But not investing in security costs organizations even more. If you fail to implement a robust long-term, scalable security infrastructure in your environments from the start, then you run the risk of suffering a catastrophic event that can eventually [...]

Cisco ISE and Cisco DNA Pair for Increased Network Security

We’ve spoken before about the merits of Cisco’s Identity Services Engine (ISE) platform. As the market leading, next-generation secure Network Access Control (NAC) solution, Cisco ISE provides the visibility and control that you need to safeguard your networks. More specifically, Cisco ISE’s software-defined platform: Detects and defends against threats Delivers actionable threat and mitigation data [...]

Questions to Ask During Your Next Antivirus PoC

It’s expected that, when you purchase new hardware, the machine will come with antivirus software already installed. But this “complimentary” inclusion has the tendency to lull some end users into a false sense of security, leading them to believe that they don’t need to implement additional protection. Protecting your critical data should go well beyond [...]

November 16th, 2018|Categories: Security|Tags: , , |

Creating DDoS Resiliency in AWS

The average number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks doubled from January 2017 to January 2018. Not only are DDoS attacks growing in frequency, they are also becoming more complex due to lack of security for IoT connected devices and recent Memcached software exploits. Are you secure in your DDoS resiliency in AWS? With [...]

Gartner’s Market Guide for DDoS Mitigation Services

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been on the rise, leaving organizations scrambling for more consistent ways to mitigate the risks. Gartner's Market Guide for DDoS Mitigation Services highlights the solutions that address these risks. Since 2013, DDoS Mitigation has grown steadily out of the Web Application Firewall (WAF) sector to become its own [...]

September 25th, 2018|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , |
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