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The WannaCry Wake-Up Call
May 22, 2017 Stuart Rosenfield

The WannaCry Wake-Up Call

Unless you’re under a rock, you know that the WannaCry Ransomware cyberattack swept worldwide headlines last week. Organizations scrambled to apply the latest Microsoft security patch to their computers to prevent the spread of the...

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Three Reasons for Better Firewall Management
March 3, 2017 Jody Brazil

Three Reasons for Better Firewall Management

In between checking out the latest anti-ATP solution, monitoring your cloud-based endpoint security and fine tuning your written policy on the use of social networks on the office LAN, what are you doing regarding managing...

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Dissecting Big Firewall Rules
March 3, 2017 Matt Dean

Dissecting Big Firewall Rules

A while back, I worked with one of our clients who was put in a tough spot by their external auditors. The auditor flagged every firewall rule that accepted traffic and used the “Any” object...

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Firewall Change Management Joins Mainstream Business Workflows
March 3, 2017 Josh Mayfield

Firewall Change Management Joins Mainstream Business Workflows

Every organization has fundamental, tested management processes that cover all major functional areas to run the business. Security, however, frequently introduces unique network security parameters that don’t readily fit within established management procedures. Incorporating security...

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The Do's and Don'ts of Firewall Audit Tools
March 3, 2017 Josh Mayfield

The Do's and Don'ts of Firewall Audit Tools

Opinions are like noses, so the saying goes. Everyone has one. Network Security Policy Management (NSPM) is an area where the voices are loud, but not always relevant to the needs of today’s enterprises.  When...

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