Strengthening the Human Firewall

SecureWorks

Strengthening the Human Firewall Security Awareness Training: Change Employee Behavior and Reduce Risk The right people must be organized to make security programs work.

State of the Firewall Report 2019: Zero-Touch Automation is More Headline than Reality, Network Complexity and Lack of Visibility Are Key Issues

Firemon

With data breaches on the rise and affecting every corner of every industry, from credit cards to medical testing companies , it poses the question about why these breaches keep occurring and what enterprises can do to prevent their most frequent causes – firewall misconfigurations.

DevOps Chat: Repos and Nexus Firewall Access, with Sonatype

DevOps.com

The post DevOps Chat: Repos and Nexus Firewall Access, with Sonatype appeared first on DevOps.com. There are really only two repositories of any scale for software components today: the Nexus/Maven/Java repo managed by Sonatype and the Artifactory artifact repo managed by JFrog.

What you should know about web application firewall testing

TechBeacon

If you already have end-to-end tests, UI tests, or other tests that behave like real end users, consider adding a web application firewall (WAF) to those tests starting early in your development lifecycle. Security, Application Security, Special Coverage: SecureGuild Security Testing Conference 2019, Application Security Testing (AST), Application Testing, Web Application Firewall (WAF

Firewall Management Maturity Stage 3: Advanced Firewall Management

SecureWorks

From enabling external intelligence to following a co-managed strategy, firewall management continues evolving to protect organizations from cyber threats. Category: Information Security Leadership Insights From enabling external intelligence to following a co-managed strategy, firewall management continues evolving to protect organizations from cyber threats.

Azure Storage Account Networking: When to Use Firewalls and Service Endpoints

Linux Academy

Recently, when building content for one of my upcoming courses, Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies – Exam AZ-300 , I found the Microsoft documentation wasn’t immediately clear on the exclusivity of Storage Account Firewalls, and Service Endpoints. Storage Account Firewalls.

How Aviatrix’s intelligent orchestration and control eliminates unwanted tradeoffs encountered when deploying Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewalls with AWS Transit Gateway

Aviatrix

Deploying any next generation firewall in a public cloud environment is challenging, not because of the firewall itself but because of the public cloud networking services that practitioners must use. Aviatrix Firewall Network Service. Unleash the power of your firewall.

Implementing a Secure Transit DMZ Architecture with Next-Gen Firewalls

Aviatrix

In a VPC there are also security groups that act as a virtual firewall for your instance to control inbound and outbound traffic to the instances within a VPC. One common component of that architecture is the use of a firewall.

WEBINAR: The Impact of Firewall Sprawl

CTOvision

Register >> Network firewalls have long been established as the ubiquitous first line of defense for every organization’s network security strategy. Sprawling deployments of firewalls and other security devices that increase complexity, cost and risk. Join representatives from research firm, the Aberdeen Group , as they share their insights on the rise of firewall sprawl and learn how the FireMon platform answers the call for more strategic firewall management.

Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall

CTOvision

Cognitio has been evaluating the new Verisign DNS Firewall along with its Recursive DNS service for the last several weeks. Our bottom line conclusion: Integration of the Verisign DNS Firewall into an existing environment couldn’t be more seamless, configuration and management are a breeze, and it delivers immediate benefit to the security posture of any environment. For more information on the DNS Firewall and other Verisign Security Services check out their website: [link].

Palo Alto Networks: A Next Generation Firewall

CTOvision

The Palo Alto Networks security platform natively brings together all key network security functions, including advanced threat protection, firewall, IDS/IPS and URL filtering. Palo Alto Networks protects thousands of enterprise and governments from cyber threats. They rely on a deep expertise and commitment to innovation to continually enhance their game-changing security platform.

Steal This List of New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Firewall & Secure Network

Firemon

The same applies to your firewalls. FireMon can help optimize your firewalls and other network equipment by identifying and removing hidden, redundant and shadowed rules, as well as removing unused access and overly permissive rules. With your firewalls in tip-top shape, you’ll see increased performance, enhanced security and better overall management across your entire environment. Happy 2019! The holidays are pretty much over and it’s back to the daily grind.

The Dangers of Client Probing on Palo Alto Firewalls

Coalfire

While performing a routine internal penetration test, I began the assessment by running Responder in analyze mode just to get an idea of what was being sent over broadcast. Much to my surprise, I found that shortly after running it, a hash was captured by Responder’s SMB listener

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If Identity is the new Cloud perimeter, then Access & Authorization is the Firewall

Orkus

As Enterprise applications, data, and infrastructure move to the cloud, identity is the new perimeter. Employees, contractors, partners, and hackers are continuously trying to access Enterprise cloud assets from everywhere. Controlling access is key to security and compliance. Access and authorization is the critical security layer that protects your sensitive and valuable cloud assets and prevents unauthorized access.

7 Data Security Measures All Businesses Should Take

Storagecraft

Data security has come a long way since its early days of simple scans and firewalls. Uncategorized antivirus backup data security Education firewall laptops passwords updates

Debunking Myths Around RASP

DevOps.com

Application Performance Management/Monitoring Blogs DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps application security deserialization RASP Runtime application self-protection secure code WAF Web Application Firewall

How Next-Generation Firewall Platforms Help Protect Your Perimeter at Each Stage of the Cyber Kill Chain*

Coalfire

Whether you need to upgrade your firewalls on-premise or in the cloud, next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) can significantly reduce the risks associated with the modern threat landscape. firewalls have also evolved to protect against some of the most sophisticated attacks. Since attacks have evolved using techniques such as encryption, polymorphism, etc.,

Winter Is Coming, So Protect Your Business With Its Very Own (Fire)Wall

Strategy Driven

And, once you put managed security services like these in place, you can bet that a firewall will soon follow. The GOT wall is the first line of defense in case of attack, and your business network firewall is no different.

A Firewall Admin’s Introduction to Serverless Security

Palo Alto Networks

From Next-Generation Firewalls protecting network segments in data centers to WildFire preventing zero-day exploits, and from cloud security with Prisma Cloud to the cutting edge of endpoint protection with Cortex XDR, we encounter and learn from it all. While we can definitely route an HTTP request through a firewall, we have no control over an S3 bucket change triggering a Lambda function. . Ron Harnik, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Serverless Security.

How to secure ‘Internet exposed’ Apache Hadoop

Cloudera Engineering

Hadoop How-to Platform Security & Cybersecurity firewall kerberos perimeter security tlsYou may have heard of the recent (and ongoing) hacks targeting open source database solutions like MongoDB and Apache Hadoop.

Network Segmentation Issues and Opportunities

Edgewise

Microsegmentation network security zero trust segmentation FirewallsData centers today are sprawling, highly complex, interconnected behemoths.

Palo Alto Networks: Proactively Averting Cyber Attacks

CTOvision

Their trifecta of Next Generation Firewall, Threat Intelligence and Advanced Endpoint Protection, can be the key to proactive mitigation of the cyber threat. By Charles Hall. Cyber threats are becoming more advanced, persistent, and focused.

Outbound Traffic Filtering | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

This is filtering provided at the network edge by a firewall with rules (ACLs) restricting what internal users are allowed to access. Some firewalls have the ability to filter by an application (layer 7 firewalls), but we’re going to concentrate on standard packet-filtering firewalls and their capabilities. Review Your Firewall Logs to Find Infections. Now that outbound filtering is enabled, we can review firewall logs for blocked outbound traffic.

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The Sweettt Podcast - Episode 8 - Inside and Outside the Firewall - Part 1 of August 22nd Discussion

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

next podcasting episode where we explore the world of Enterprise social software behind the corporate firewall. After a short break due to holidays, various business trips and the usual catch up, The Sweettt Show is back! Here is a post detailing our (Matt Simpon, my co-host and yours truly!) Benefits, caveats, experiences, stories, etc.

Intranet 2.0 - Attempting to Bring Web 2.0 Behind the Firewall

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Intranet 2.0 - Attempting to Bring Web 2.0 Behind the Firewall

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Intranet 2.0 - Attempting to Bring Web 2.0 Behind the Firewall

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Symantec and Fortinet: Two Leaders Come Together to Do What Leaders Do - Lead

Symantec

Teaming up on endpoint-firewall collaboration to help customers better battle growing security threats

Palo Alto Networks an Eight-Time Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader

Palo Alto Networks

Maybe that’s why this year’s Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls feels like a milestone to us. . Gartner recognized Palo Alto Networks as a Leader for the eighth time in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls.

How OPM Could Have Avoided the Data Breach

CTOvision

Knowing the interaction of firewall rules, and uncovering vulnerabilities introduced by misconfiguration, is vital. Uncovering unused, hidden, and redundant rules, which can have unforeseen impact on overall security, would help to simplify the overall firewall environment. Cleaning up and optimizing firewall configurations can remove obscurity and improve security, manageability, and performance.

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FireMon, Breaking into Australian and New Zealand Markets

CTOvision

We don’t make the firewall, we don’t make the F5 load balancer, we don’t make the Cisco router, but we make them better,” DeBell said. The most significant play for FireMon, according to DeBell, was the move toward next-generation firewall. Mick Stephens, FireMon’s A/NZ regional manager, said that their next-generation firewall process was like getting rid of redundant rulesets and overshadowed rule sets. Katie Kennedy.

Want to Continue Wasting Your Money? - Keep on Blocking Social Software behind the Firewall!

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Want to Continue Wasting Your Money? - Keep on Blocking Social Software behind the Firewall!

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Want to Continue Wasting Your Money? - Keep on Blocking Social Software behind the Firewall!

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Embrace DBaaS to Speed Up Mobile App Development

CTOvision

Big Data CTO Application Deployment Application Development Application Lifecycle Cloud Computing Cloud Database Cloud platform Cloud services Couchbase Couchbase DBaaS Database-as-a-Service DBaaS DBaaS inside the firewall DBaaS Platform DBaaS provider DBaaS service provider DBaaS services DBaaS Software devops Mobile Apps MongoDB MongoDB-as-a-Service On-premise DBaaS Private DBaaS By Chip Childers.

Megaport Becomes Expert Azure Networking Managed Services Provider

Megaport

Developing and expanding their networking capabilities, the company has produced a number of new services over the years with some more recent feature enhancements including but not limited to: Virtual WAN, ExpressRoute Direct, Azure Firewall. Launching ExpressRoute in 2014, Microsoft has evolved the service far beyond an alternative network access point to Azure over the public internet.

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Megaport Becomes Expert Azure Networking Managed Services Provider

Megaport

Developing and expanding their networking capabilities, the company has produced a number of new services over the years with some more recent feature enhancements including but not limited to: Virtual WAN, ExpressRoute Direct, Azure Firewall.

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Why CIOs May Be The Company's Biggest Security Risk (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

The definition of information technology tells us that we need to use firewalls to keep the bad guys out and strict corporate policies to restrict just exactly what can be connected to the corporate network. Your actions may be inviting danger into the company.

VMware to Acquire Avi Networks for NetOps Capability

DevOps.com

Once this deal closes, sometime between now and August, VMware plans to add a software-based load balancer, along with a web application firewall (WAF) and a service […].

Cloud-Native Security Innovator Alcide to Support Amazon Web Services App Mesh

DevOps.com

Provides In- and Out-of-Mesh Micro Segmentation for Services Running on AWS App Mesh Tel Aviv – March 27, 2019 – Alcide, a cloud-native security leader empowering DevSecOps with code-to-production security, to discover, manage and enforce security policies through microservices firewall for workloads running in Kubernetes, today announced that it is part of a select number […].