How Unified Threat Managers Are Different Than Next-Generation Firewalls

How Unified Threat Managers Are Different Than Next-Generation Firewalls

Unified Threat Managers (UTMs) and Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) are often categorized together. I am going to define what is generally included in each product what the differences are, approaches to evaluating, and decisions to make when considering either of these solutions.

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HIPS: Protecting Against The Modern Zero-Day Threat [Sophos]

Long gone is the perceived image of the malware perpetrator as an outcast-teenager sitting in his parent’s basement. Today’s internet thieves are more organized and technically savvy than ever.

Years ago, security threats were simpler. There were Trojans, worms, and rootkits – and the differences between each were clear.  Now known collectively as “malware”, the differences between these sophisticated threats have become blurred. The threats your organization faces today are fast-moving and targeted, and you require equally sophisticated protection to stop malware before a specific detection update can be released.

Have you met HIPS?

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The 3 Biggest Threats to Digital Security In the Years Ahead [Sophos]

The 3 Biggest Threats to Digital Security in the years ahead

Defending against cyber-attacks from every direction demands a solid line of defense.

As the availability of commercial tools makes launching cyber-attacks easier than ever, cyber-criminals are getting bolder. The result, of course, is that protecting your organization’s endpoints, data, email, web, servers and mobile devices is becoming a lot more complicated.

Three big areas pose the greatest threats to security – and the greatest opportunities – in the years ahead:

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