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 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 (wpwhitesecurity.com). Technology › Apple hack exposes flaws in building apps behind 'Great Firewall' (japantoday.com).

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.

DevOps Chat: Repos and Nexus Firewall Access, with Sonatype


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.

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.

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].

"Backup" of Linux (Sophos XG Firewall) IaaS machine


Hi Guys, I have a client running an Sophos XG firewall in Azure, one OS disk and one data disk. Any thoughts on how to get a copy of the firewall in the ASR destination resource group? I now need to set up ASR for this network, but ASR is not supported by Sophos. They don`t support normal Azure backup of the VM either. The VM is using unmanaged disks. Thanks

Office 365 ADFS WAP & Hybrid Exchange - Firewall Policy?


I have a few questions regarding the firewall policies required for ADFS and a Hybrid Exchange configuration with Office 365. I've went through the documentation, but it's all over the place, and i seem to find different information.

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How to Setup PFsense Firewall OpenVPN to AWS


Can anyone have a KB (Knowledge Base) on how to setup OpenVPN in PFsense connecting to AWS. amazon web services aws

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.

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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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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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.

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.,

Network Segmentation Issues and Opportunities


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

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.

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.

Static NAT on Cisco ASA to AWS EC2 Issues


firewall switch vlan router wireless Pix ASA ciscoBackground: I have configured one of our public IP's assigned to the outside interface on our Cisco ASA to NAT to a private IP of a server in our network. We have a hybrid setup of some servers being hosted locally and some servers being hosted in AWS. We have a VPC setup in AWS with a site to site VPN. This allows our on prem servers and AWS servers to communicate.

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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

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.

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

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


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.

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.

Modern Web Security Meets Modern Load Balancing with NGINX

Signal Sciences

These key drivers have also exposed the shortcomings of appliance (physical or virtual) based technologies including web application firewalls (WAFs) and load balancers. NGINX Certifies Signal Sciences Dynamic Module.

Give Hacking a Try.You Might Just Be Great!

Security Innovation

No matter how many firewalls are stood up, scans are run, or courses attended, almost all security efforts require highly trained practitioners. One of the biggest challenges facing the AppSec industry today is the lack of skilled people.

Tech Docs: Panorama Plugin for Cisco ACI

Palo Alto Networks

Panorama sends policy rules to your virtual and physical firewalls and those firewalls begin securing traffic. Power Up Your Security with the Panorama Plugin for Cisco ACI.