This paper gives a high-level overview of key trends
shaping the data center and their impact on network
security. The paper is divided into the following topic
• Perimeter firewall
• Core network segmentation
• Cloud computing (infrastructure-as-a-service)
• Software-defined networking (SDN)
• Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
As enterprises build out data center, headquarter, and even branch office networks with ever-increasing Ethernet speeds,
security infrastructure needs to keep up. In the last 3 years, a long list of firewall manufacturers have rolled out products that
support between 40G and 1T of aggregate throughput, and they’re all investigating the need to support new technologies and new physical interfaces at higher performance levels.
Published By: Covisint
Published Date: Jan 03, 2014
Your customers are rapidly adopting cloud based solutions for business efficiency. But an identity access management nightmare is unraveling: multiple sign-on identities hinder productivity and increase costs; working outside of the business’ firewall can create major security issues; and who has access to what? In this webcast learn:
• Why the extended enterprise mandates cloud-based IAM
• Where user lifecycle management and password security intersect
• How to talk to your customers about business issues that come with the cloud and where to find solutions
The Digital Security and Surveillance eZine is about channel partners extending their expertise in Internet Protocol to a whole new arena. For these partners, security goes well beyond software, firewalls, VPNs and other security offerings commonly discussed in the industry. These partners are combining networks, storage, cameras and similar technologies into full solutions designed to help protect the customer.
With over 60,000 new malware threats created each day, antivirus software is an essential component to IT security. But antivirus is only the beginning. According to Forrester, a single tool is not sufficient to address a particular risk area completely. That's why Faronics implements a strategy featuring multiple layers of security for enterprisewide end-point computer protection. This video describes the many features and facets that come together to make Faronics the only end-point security software vendor to offer an integrated layered security solution.
An informed IT professional needs to ensure that the antivirus solution they choose strategically matches the goals of their company IT department. In this paper, Faronics describes the role of antivirus software - but specifically how it fits into bigger layered defense security architecture. The paper examines several elements of a comprehensive strategy to protect your network, and focuses on defending the end point-user workstations, such as PCs and laptops.
These days, most well-developed organizations use a collection of several technologies, methodologies and products to protect their networks and computers from a particular threat. While no single technology guarantees security, application whitelisting covers situations not addressed by firewalls or antivirus utilities. This paper focuses on how application whitelisting can effectively be used as an important layer in your security scenario. It examines other security layers as well, and demonstrates how whitelisting compliments and augments existing defenses
In this video, Luke Aulin, manager of North American Channel Manager for Faronics, discusses the benefits of the Faronics Partner Program, recent 5-star rating recipient in CRN's Partner Program Guide. Faronics' partner program is designed to build strong partnerships through incentives and rewards for companies that invest time and effort in the sale and promotion of Faronics products. Faronics understands that partners have different needs based on their individual business models and supports a number of different partner types.
Steve Van Ginkel, president and owner of Amerikit Technology Solutions, reflects on his partnership with Faronics. Amerikit Technology Solutions is a nationwide solutions provider partnering with companies all across the U.S. and focusing on creative, efficient, out-of-box solutions. In this video testimonial, Steve discusses his reasons for partnering with Faronics, including its seamless on-boarding process, the training sessions with his sales force, and how Faronics has helped his company resolve the issues its customers deal with on a daily basis.
In this video testimonial, Dave Harvey of Clean Technology Partners discusses his company's successful channel partnership with Faronics. Harvey explains that while the initial partnership stemmed from the robust Faronics product set, it was its ongoing support that helped drive the successful program. From the on-boarding process to its technical Webinars that helped customers implement with best practices, Faronics helped Harvey's team address the top business challenges in their particular market.
Firewalls enforce network access via a positive control model, where only specific traffic defined in policies is granted access to the network while all other traffic is denied. Access Control Lists (ACLs) initially performed this functionality, often in routers, but their rudimentary approach gave way to dedicated packet filtering and stateful inspection firewall devices that offered deeper levels of access controls. Unfortunately, these traditional firewalls shared a common shortcoming—an inability to see all of the applications traversing the network across all ports and protocols. The use of proxy-based devices began providing more granular visibility into a small set of applications and protocols where traditional firewalls were blind.
If you’ve chosen or are considering OpenStack, you need to read the blueprint for getting its underlying storage right. In this in-depth guide to OpenStack Private Cloud Storage, learn about:
- The benefits of cloud computing, inside your firewall
- Orchestrating your IT infrastructure
- Why OpenStack?
- What the right OpenStack block storage looks like and much more.
Published By: Sangoma
Published Date: Jan 30, 2013
IP communications across multiple, sometimes untrusted, networks needs to be normalized, managed and secured. As part of the most cost-effective, easiest to manage line of Session Border Controllers on the market. Read to learn how they can help you.
Collaboration in the enterprise requires a triumvirate of people, process and technology to be successful. With the plethora of collaboration applications available today, both IT professionals and collaboration business users alike need to take a holistic approach to be successful with
collaboration. This paper lets you know about some of the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
A range of application security tools was developed to support the efforts to secure the enterprise from the threat posed by insecure applications. But in the ever-changing landscape of application security, how does an organization choose the right set of tools to mitigate the risks their applications pose to their environment? Equally important, how, when, and by whom are these tools used most effectively?
Published By: Commvault
Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
How do you maintain the security and confidentiality of your organization’s data in a world in which your employees, contractors and partners are now working, file sharing and collaborating on a growing number of mobile devices? Makes you long for the day when data could be kept behind firewalls and employees were, more or less, working on standardized equipment. Now, people literally work on the edge, using various devices and sending often unprotected data to the cloud.
This dramatic shift to this diversified way of working has made secure backup, recovery and sharing of data an exponentially more difficult problem to solve. The best approach is to start with a complete solution that can intelligently protect, manage and access data and information across users, heterogeneous devices and infrastructure from a single console - one that can efficiently manage your data for today's mobile environment and that applies rigorous security standards to this function.
Modern networks and their components are constantly evolving and traditional next-generation firewalls are not able to provide the level of protection organizations require.
In this paper you will learn:
• Why typical next-generation firewalls that focus primarily on application visibility
and control offer an incomplete approach to threat defense
• What organizations need to defeat advanced threats in a resource-constrained
• What benefits you can gain with the Cisco Firepower™ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), the industry’s first fully integrated, threat-focused NGFW
This white paper can help you confirm that your small business or distributed enterprise needs to invest in an effective next-generation firewalls (NGFW) solution. For small businesses, the
NGFW should provide an affordable and manageable entrée to advanced threat protection. In branch offices and the distributed enterprise, NGFWs should provide a detection and enforcement point, analyzing real-time threats and network traffic at scale and benefiting from an integrated and holistic view of the network of which it is a part. In both use scenarios, the NGFW should help your organization defend against targeted and persistent malware attacks, including emerging threats.
When evaluating a next-generation firewall (NGFW) to determine whether the solution can give you comprehensive protection for your entire enterprise, you need to look for seven must-have capabilities.
The NGFW should:
1. Integrate security functions tightly to provide effective threat and advanced malware protection
2. Provide complete and unified management
3. Provide actionable indications of compromise to identify malicious activity across networks and endpoints
4. Offer comprehensive network visibility
5. Help reduce complexity and costs
6. Integrate and interface with third-party security solutions
7. Provide investment protection
This white paper explains this checklist in depth and provides examples of the benefits a truly effective NGFW solution can deliver.
The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) characterizes traditional security tactics as a "messy independent array of independent technologies." A decade ago, this could suffice, but it's no match for today's requirements. Read how an integrated, threat-focused approach can help.
join Robb, Jimmy Ray, and their panel of guest experts as they show you how to protect your network with advanced threat defense across the entire attack continuum by combining Cisco’s proven ASA firewall skills with industry-leading Sourcefire next-generation IPS and advanced malware protection.