Firewall or UTM?

Firewall or UTM?

Firewalls are meant to be a mechanism between devices limiting access.  When discussing the various types of firewalls or security appliances in general, the talk has changed over the years.  Firewalls, Proxy Firewalls, Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW),  Unified...
Layering Security

Layering Security

The best place to start in securing your network and your data is to understand the network.  Know your environment, know your work flow, know your logical points of entry.  When keeping these factors in mind, create overlap between protective measures....
Firewall or UTM?

Common Firewall Misconfigurations

Many times, firewalls are seen as the silver bullet for border security in networks, but this simply isn’t the case.  A traditional firewall has been replaced, but even the best UTM devices require assistance from other tools to best protect all areas of todays...
IoT and BYOD

IoT and BYOD

Two areas of infrastructure that are too often neglected have been growing in recent years. The adoption rate, often unapproved by IT and management, has been on a steep incline in all areas of business from home offices to multinational organizations. This is of...