Turning on firewall features can sometimes result in a significant performance hit, creating an obstacle for network architects. In this Network World Clear Choice test, learn about a firewall solution that can help your business overcome these performance challenges by maxing our network capacity while also offering filtering and attack protection capabilities.
Faced with trends like cloud and the rapid rise of mobile devices, IT needs a new, simpler model of building networks to support and optimize applications. In this Lippis Report, learn how the Cisco ISR Application Experience Router helps you improve application speed, security, and control.
The Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting for Dummies Book introduces you to common network performance management (NPM) issues and give you a new way of looking at solving them. This perspective allows you to see your network from your users’ point of view, namely, the services and applications they use and their experience with them.
As cyberattacks and fraud continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, organizations are placing a greater emphasis on cyberthreat intelligence as a way to protect against compromise, data breach, and losses from online fraud. Measuring the true value of threat intelligence has been difficult however.
For the first time the Ponemon Institute has conducted a study that reveals the facts behind the impact that weak threat intelligence is having on organizations.
Managing risk in your organization is crucial: a compromise or lack of compliance can have far reaching impact. Rapid7 understands this criticality and the complexities of protecting your organization in the ever-changing IT landscape, and once again, Rapid7 rates "Strong Positive" – the highest possible rating by Gartner.
Learn how our top-rated vulnerability assessment solution, Nexpose, and our new endpoint controls monitoring solution, ControlsInsight, help you accurately assess your defenses, make informed decisions, create credible action plans, and monitor ongoing progress.
It’s no longer sufficient talk about the importance of mobility for IT-enabled operations. Instead, think about the concept of pervasive mobility, where the current generation of traditional devices like notebooks are augmented, and perhaps eventually replaced, by a new armada of consumer-class devices at the edge of the network. In fact, the bulk of information now being created and stored on corporate networks comes from notebooks, tablets and smartphones.
While mobile threats are still largely mischiefware and have not yet broken the device’s security model but instead more focused on for-pay texting scams or stealing personal information, the dangers are still rife. This white paper from BlueCoat examines the mobile threat landscape and the behavioral patterns of mobile users that make them most vulnerable to data loss, malicious applications, fraud and other mobile threats.
For decades, fear has dominated the discussion of cyber security. Every magazine article, presentation or blog about the topic seems to start the same way: trying to scare the living daylights out of you with horror stories, alarming statistics, and doomsday scenarios. The result is that most IT shops and security vendors think security is only about what you prevent. They think it’s about blocking, prohibiting, controlling, constraining, excluding, outlawing, and forbidding. Hence IT’s reputation as the “Department of No.”
Given the new threats inherent in an increasingly mobile workforce and the blurring of lines between business and personal use of devices, it is clear that conventional methods of securing the perimeter in this new environment are not up to the task. This white paper from BlueCoat explains how organizations can most effectively maximize their security efforts by incorporating a cloud-based solution as part of a unified approach.
CISOs recognize the risk threats such as phishing, fake antivirus (AV), and search engine poisoning bring, and are anxious to invest in web security technology to safeguard users. Unfortunately, it’s not so easy. Many security executives are struggling to answer questions about the most effective approach. This ESG white paper from BlueCoat explains why some CIOs are struggling to manage security in an increasingly complex and mobile landscape, and offers advice for what they should be looking for in web security.
Data breaches have become a fact of life for organizations of all sizes, in every industry and in many parts of the globe. While many organizations anticipate that at some point a non-malicious or malicious data breach will occur, the focus of this study is to understand the steps organizations are taking—or not taking--to deal with the aftermath of a breach or what we call the Post Breach Boom.
Sponsored by Solera Networks, The Post Breach Boom study was conducted by Ponemon Institute to understand the differences between non-malicious and malicious data breaches and what lessons are to be learned from the investigation and forensic activities organizations conduct following the loss or theft of sensitive and confidential information. The majority of respondents in this study believe it is critical that a thorough post-breach analysis and forensic investigation be conducted following either a non-malicious or malicious security breach.
Several years ago, a transformation in IT began to take place; a transformation from an IT-centric view of technology to a business-centric view of technology that Forrester refers to as business technology (BT). This transformation has a profound impact on the role of the CIO. The CIO must now view himself or herself as a business enabler. He or she must focus on continuously aligning with business objectives, improving delivery capability to support business processes that bring new products and services to market more quickly, fostering innovation, and reducing costs through improved performance. In this custom Technology Adoption Profile (TAP), the data confirms this trend.
Retina CS is a privilege and vulnerability management solution that reports on vulnerabilities and threats, least privilege implementation, Unix/Linux server security, and compliance. It does this by capturing and reporting data from your servers, desktops, cloud, mobile and virtualized environments
See how RSA Archer Risk Management enables you to proactively address risks to your organization with a central GRC management system for identifying risks, evaluating their impact, relating them to mitigating controls, and tracking their resolution.
Radicati Group's 2012 Market Quadrant for Microsoft Hosted Exchange is now available for your use. SilverSky (formerly USA.NET, a Perimeter E-Security brand), was named as a Top Player again – for the sixth consecutive year.
The Radicati Group evaluated 13 cloud-based Hosted Exchange services in a wide range of configurations from multi-tenant to single tenant environments. SilverSky was one of only four vendors placed in the "Top Players" quadrant, earning the highest score awarded for functionality.
McAfee® Vulnerability Manager for Databases automatically discovers networked databases; determines if the latest patches have been applied; and tests for common weaknesses, making it easier to demonstrate compliance and better protect critical data.