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Connection-based DDoS is less Impactful with a Advanced Ip Layer

Jan 26, 2016

Category: Geo-IP Layer, Cybersecurity

There are a number of different types of cyber-attacks that can cripple your network if you’re not careful. For instance, a Denial of Service (DoS) attack floods the network with more traffic than it can handle, in order to bring it down. Even more harmful is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. After gaining access to one network, the attacker then uses it to bombard another network ...

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Why a Next-Gen Advanced Ip  Layer Is Now More Important than Ever

Jan 19, 2016

Category: Advanced-Ip FIltering

Up until recently, an Advanced Ip  layer was not considered to be a viable method of protection against cyberattacks. In the past, people made attempts at Advanced Ip  filtering, but it was ultimately ineffective. Blocking IP addresses based on their country of origin can eliminate some threats, but not all of them.

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How to Choose a Security Vendor for a Positive Long-Term Relationship

Jan 18, 2016

Category: Usage Costs/Value

What do you look for when shopping for a security vendor? There are a number of factors to consider, and a number of criteria to keep in mind. You may want a vendor that works well in tandem with additional products; or, you may want a single, overarching vendor that covers your entire environment. Whatever you’re looking for, the important thing is choosing a security vendor that will be a good ...

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Don't Ignore These Three Network Security Vulnerabilities

Jan 14, 2016

Category: Network Security

  How secure is your network? It’s never as secure as you think. No matter how sophisticated your firewall is, or how much protection you have against cyberattacks, you still have some cyber vulnerabilities in your system. After all, the attackers have you beaten by sheer numbers. They can bombard your network with tens of thousands of attacks every day, until one of them makes its way in. And ...

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Education: Don't Fail to Layer Network Security With Geo-IP

Jan 11, 2016

Category: Geo-IP Layer, Education

dWhat kind of organizations are among the most at risk for cyberattacks? Banks and financial institutions? Software developers and tech firms? Perhaps, but one of the biggest victims is one you might not think about: schools and educational institutions. You might not realize it, but schools are a prime target for network security breaches, and cybersecurity for education is of utmost importance. ...

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How to Do More with Less: Increase Cybersecurity,More Budget

Cybersecurity is a major factor in any company. To keep yourself protected, it’s important to dedicate as many resources as possible towards keeping potential threats at bay. However, the sheer volume of potential threats that your network faces every day means that your entire cybersecurity budget can be spent simply analyzing them to see if they should be allowed access.

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Threat Detection: Is it a False Sense of Security?

Jan 7, 2016

Category: Threat Detection

When it comes to cybersecurity, there’s a myriad of potential threats to deal with, from viruses to malware to Trojans and more. Today’s threat detection systems deal with those attacks by focusing mainly on history. What does that mean? It means that threat detection is based on what the system knows. And what it knows comes mainly from threats that it and other threat detection systems have ...

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It's Time to Cut Costs on Network Security Equipment

Jan 4, 2016

Category: Geo-IP Filtering, Usage Costs/Value, Budget

The last major innovation in firewall protection was from (what was then) a small company called Palo Alto, around 10 years ago. Cybersecurity hasn’t changed much since then. Cyberattacks, however, are becoming more relentless and more sophisticated. How can you keep them at bay, without breaking the bank on network security? Advanced-IP filtering can keep your network safe, while greatly saving ...

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