Strengthening the Human Firewall


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

DevOps Chat: Repos and Nexus Firewall Access, with Sonatype

The post DevOps Chat: Repos and Nexus Firewall Access, with Sonatype appeared first on 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.

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What you should know about web application firewall testing


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


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.

Firewall Feud Lunch & Learn


FireMon is surveying security pros across the country about their biggest challenges with firewall policy management. Join FireMon in a city near you as their experts reveal the top answers and share firewall management best practices for tackling them head on! Why Running Multiple WordPress Firewalls is a Bad Idea ( Technology › Apple hack exposes flaws in building apps behind 'Great Firewall' (

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


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


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


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


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].

Common problems using next-generation firewalls in Azure


Recently I had to stand up a Next Generation Firewall (NGF) in an Azure Subscription as part of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). Cloud Azure firewalls Microsoft

Palo Alto Networks: A Next Generation Firewall


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


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


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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No One is Pulling the Plug on Firewalls Anytime Soon


The firewall is dead. Long live the firewall! Research firms and tech pundits have p redicted the demise of the firewall for years now, chiefly because it doesn’t protect against modern day threats and is often so mismanaged it causes more problems than it solves.

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


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


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

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Debunking Myths Around RASP

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*


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.,

Automation, Cloud Visibility and Firewall Management Emerge as Leading Topics in Network Security


On-Demand Webinars: Prove Your Firewalls Actually Do What You Intend. The post Automation, Cloud Visibility and Firewall Management Emerge as Leading Topics in Network Security appeared first on FireMon. Trust but verify.

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.

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.

Network Segmentation Issues and Opportunities


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

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.

Palo Alto Networks: Proactively Averting Cyber Attacks


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


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.

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

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5 Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity


The complexity and volume of firewall rules and policy are but one example: Nearly one-third of people surveyed for FireMon’s “2019 State of the Firewall” report have more than 100 firewalls on their network, up from 26% in 2018.

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


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

How OPM Could Have Avoided the Data Breach


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


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.

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.

New Innovations in PAN-OS 9.1: SD-WAN and More

Palo Alto Networks

At Palo Alto Networks, we have always believed in bringing integrated innovations to market with our Next-Generation Firewall. PAN-OS 9.1 , the latest release of the software that powers our Next-Generation Firewalls, continues that tradition. .

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Persistent Network Security Demands Healthy Habits


The right cybersecurity technology, including firewalls, is obviously essential, but so too is a global security policy. Ideally, any remediation should be automatic—large data downloads to a location outside a firewall should be stopped before they are started.

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