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.
"High-profile cyber attacks seem to occur almost daily in recent years. Clearly security threats are persistent and growing. While many organizations have adopted a defense-in-depth strategy — utilizing anti-virus protection, firewalls, intruder prevention systems, sandboxing, and secure web gateways — most IT departments still fail to explicitly protect the Domain Name System (DNS). This oversight leaves a massive gap in network defenses.
But this infrastructure doesn’t have to be a vulnerability. Solutions that protect recursive DNS (rDNS) can serve as a simple and effective security control point for end users and devices on your network. Read this white paper to learn more about how rDNS is putting your enterprise at risk, why you need a security checkpoint at this infrastructural layer, how rDNS security solutio
Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications.
Independent technology research firm Forrester evaluated web application firewall (WAF) vendors and published the results in The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018. Akamai Technologies emerged as one of the leaders after a comprehensive evaluation on 33 criteria. The report states that security pros require a WAF that will automatically protect web applications, stay ahead of zero-day attacks and protect new application formats including APIs and serverless architectures. The report also reveals detailed findings for the 10 most significant WAF vendors. Akamai’s Kona Site Defender was the top scorer in the zero-day attacks criterion and one of the select vendors rated a Leader, the highest-ranking level in the report.
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Aug 31, 2018
Ihr Unternehmen kann, ohne dass Sie es wissen, Exploit-Angriffen und Malware
ausgesetzt sein, auch wenn Sie eine Firewall der nächsten Generation (Next
Generation Firewall, NGFW) oder ein Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) eines
In Anbetracht der weiten Verbreitung von Umgehungsmethoden, mit denen Angriffe
verschleiert werden, überdenken immer mehr Organisationen ihre derzeitigen
Abwehrmaßnahmen und die Sicherungskonzepte für ihre Netzwerke.
In einem aktuellen PulseReport von Gatepoint Research* bewertete die Hälfte der Befragten
die Effizienz ihrer Netzwerksicherheit mit 99 %. Klingt zu schön, um wahr zu sein? Da muss
NSS Labs leider zustimmen. Im diesjährigen NGFW-Bericht enthüllte NSS Labs, dass die
überwältigende Mehrheit der Firewalls in wenigen Sekunden überwunden werden kann.
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Aug 31, 2018
Netzwerke werden immer sicherer – gleichzeitig treten jedoch neue, getarnte Hacking-Methoden immer häufiger auf und sind
schwieriger zu erkennen. Unternehmen müssen den Schutz ihrer Netzwerke überdenken, da ausgeklügelte Verschleierungsmethoden
(Advanced Evasion Techniques), die Exploits und Malware vor der Erkennung durch Firewalls und Eindringschutzsysteme (IPS)
schützen, vermehrt Aufmerksamkeit erregen. Obwohl Verschleierungsmethoden ausführlich dokumentiert sind und zunehmend
in unabhängige Tests der Wirksamkeit von Sicherheitsmaßnahmen einfließen, ignorieren einige Anbieter von Sicherheitslösungen
systematisch deren Bedeutung und verharmlosen sogar die Bedrohung durch Verschleierungen als theoretisch.
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Aug 31, 2018
Hybride Netzwerke können stabil, schnell und sicher sein - auch in großen, dezentralen Umgebungen.
Nachdem Netzwerke zunehmend komplex werden, müssen IT-Sicherheitsteams die Mittel kennen, um das Netzwerk trotz Unternehmenswachstums sicher und verfügbar zu machen.
Hybriden Netzwerken kommt eine zentrale Rolle zu beim Anpassen des Netzwerks an diese neuen Anforderungen und die damit einhergehende Komplexität. Wir erläutern Ihnen, wie Sie hybride Netzwerke mit Firewalls der nächsten Generation absichern können.
Forrester has published the results of its research evaluating the 10 most significant web application firewall (WAF) vendors on 33 important criteria. Akamai is proud to be recognized as one of three Leaders in WAFs, with top rankings in both the current offering and strategy categories.
Gartner named Akamai a Leader in their 2017 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls.
A web application firewall is an essential element in your defense against application-layer attacks, which pose an ever-greater threat to productivity and security.
The Akamai approach to WAF combines:
An anomaly detection model
A repeatable testing framework to measure effectiveness
Threat intelligence to identify the latest threats
A cloud platform for global scale
Managed security services to help organizations better protect their websites and web applications over time
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?
Webanwendungen sind wertvolle Tools für Unternehmen aller Größen. Sie ermöglichen Kunden die Kommunikation mit Kunden, Interessenten, Mitarbeitern, Partnern und anderen IT-Systemen. Webanwendungen sind naturgemäß offen, interaktiv und stets zugänglich. In ihrem Bericht beleuchten die Analysten von Frost & Sullivan, welche Anbieter von Web Application Firewalls (WAF) es gibt, wie die aktuelle Bedrohungslage für Webanwendungen aussieht und wie die Anbieter diesen Bedrohungen durch Skalierung entgegentreten.
Cisco designs and sells broad lines of products, provides services, and delivers integrated solutions to develop and connect networks around the world, building the internet.
As a global market leader in our industry, we help our customers connect, digitize, and thrive. Together, we change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.
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.
There’s a reason why web application firewalls have been getting so much attention lately. It’s the same reason we keep hearing about major security and data breaches left, right, and center. Web application security is difficult—very difficult.
Published By: Websense
Published Date: Apr 09, 2013
Most security effectiveness tests take a sample of known malicious content, and see how many threats each solution can catch. Unfortunately, stopping known threats — those with a known signature, reputation or destination — isn't enough to protect real-world networks.
So we designed a new test, along with leading independent test laboratory Miercom*, that simulates a typical day on a network like yours. We put a large sample of web traffic of unknown nature through our TRITON-powered Websense® Web Security Gateway solution, along with competing web gateways and firewalls. Each solution had a fair and equal chance to analyze, classify and block threats as it would on your network.