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Automation and integration thwarts misconfiguration, staff burnout
February 27, 2020 Tim Woods

Automation and integration thwarts misconfiguration, staff burnout

Keeping pace with the rapid growth of the hybrid cloud growth is difficult for security professionals when everything’s done manually.   FireMon’s State of Hybrid Cloud Security Survey found most respondents still don’t have the benefits of automation that can help security policy keep up with cloud-first strategies. Nearly two-thirds (65.4 percent) said they use manual...

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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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