Rule impact analysis: A new dawn of firewall policy planning

A network security device is only as strong as its rules and policies. Firewalls can have rules for both inbound and outbound information. Inbound rules are meant to stop mischievous content from getting to your computer; whereas, outbound rules protect …

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Firewall Analyzer enhancements that fire up your firewall devices

The Firewall Analyzer team is constantly working on enhancements to improve its product offering. Here’s an overview of all the new vendors, log formats, and reports supported by Firewall Analyzer.

1. New supported vendor: F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager

F5 …

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Cyberattacks are coming—is your firewall ready?

In HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones, the Seven Kingdoms had the Wall to keep out White Walkers, and for many generations, it did exactly that. But even the strongest fortifications can fall flat if improperly managed; like the Wall …

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Is global expansion crippling your hold on network security?

Globalization and foreign investments have completely changed the way enterprises are run today. Enterprises are expanding geographically to diversify their risk portfolio, but this expansion hasn’t been linear. From mergers to buyouts, today’s enterprises have endless possibilities, which translates into …

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Spate of shocking cyber attacks on universities jolt academia

It is hauntingly clear – cyber criminals have set their eyes firmly on universities, research institutions, and centers of higher learning in the United States and other parts of the world. If the cyber attacks of the past few weeks …

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Your Net Worth Is Online – And Less Safe Than Ever

The Black Hat USA 2013 conference, which kicks off tomorrow in Las Vegas, brings together the brightest minds in IT security each year — those who are responsible for perpetrating and protecting against the latest hacks and vulnerabilities. And not …

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IT outsourcing: When outsiders become insiders, how do you ensure information security?

Organizations outsource a part or whole of their IT services to third-party service providers for various reasons, such as cost savings, leveraging outside expertise, need to meet business demands quickly, and other critical aspects. Usually, tasks such as software development, …

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How companies can implement Internet fair use policy for corporate users?

Internet fair use policy or acceptable use policy defines the appropriate Internet usage behavior expected from employees in their workplace. The policy aims to protect the employees as well as the companies IT infrastructure from malicious threats, inappropriate content, and …

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2013 SC Awards: Cast Your Vote for Firewall Analyzer

ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer for Best SIEM

Cast your vote for ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer which is nominated for the Best Security Information Event Management (SIEM) Solution in the SC Awards 2013 US – Reader Trust Categories.

Visit http://bit.ly/O8hUNn to vote for us. Voting ends Oct. 26!

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Security Event Management: Real-time Alerts and Instant Remediation

You may come across a situation, where there was a virus attack on you IT network. In another situation some of the corporate users may be accessing the streaming sites which drain the Internet bandwidth.  First it should get notified …

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