"High-profile cyber attacks seem to occur almost daily in recent years. Clearly security threats are persistent and growing. While many organizations have adopted a defense-in-depth strategy — utilizing anti-virus protection, firewalls, intruder prevention systems, sandboxing, and secure web gateways — most IT departments still fail to explicitly protect the Domain Name System (DNS). This oversight leaves a massive gap in network defenses.
But this infrastructure doesn’t have to be a vulnerability. Solutions that protect recursive DNS (rDNS) can serve as a simple and effective security control point for end users and devices on your network. Read this white paper to learn more about how rDNS is putting your enterprise at risk, why you need a security checkpoint at this infrastructural layer, how rDNS security solutio
Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 09, 2017
This guide details some of the major considerations when looking to secure cloud application use, the limitations of existing pointproducts, including traditional Secure Web Gateways (SWGs), and an overview of the integrated cloud security gateway approach that is needed to provide comprehensive, information-centric security as your data moves between your users and your cloud applications.
Whether critical applications live in the cloud, in the data center, or both, organizations need a point of control for application security. Learn how you can achieve the security, intelligence, and performance that today's infrastructure demands.
To best support global users and customers, enterprises require seamlessly connectivity between branch office locations, applications, and workloads hosted in the
cloud. Many WAN solutions are ill-equipped for this task because they are generally rigid, complex to configure, and expensive to maintain.
IoT adoption, a dramatic increase of the number of network devices, and the sophistication of security threats further compounds this challenge. Geographically-distributed devices need secure cloud connectivity, limiting the ability of existing WAN solutions to fulfill the need of distributed organizations.
Cisco SD-WAN on Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an overlay WAN architecture that is designed to address modern enterprise cloud applications and workloads, heterogeneous WAN connectivity, distributed global workforces, and other business needs that traditional WAN solutions cannot meet.
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If your company stores or processes credit card information, you must be able to demonstrate compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS). These standards include requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, design, and other critical protective measures. They also include one very prescriptive requirement: Section 6.6 mandates that organizations secure all Web applications by conducting a code review or installing an application layer firewall. Companies have had a very difficult time passing the other parts of Section 6 and they have experienced a rising number of data breaches. Unless companies take 6.6 seriously, PCI compliance failure rates, and data breaches, will continue to grow. Read this whitepaper to gain an overview of best practices to pass Section 6.6 and an understanding of the technology available to you.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Jan 25, 2019
"Web application attacks are the top source of data breaches today. The 2018 Cybersecurity Insiders Application Security Report reveals that 62% of cybersecurity professionals are at best moderately confident in their organization’s application security posture. Not surprisingly, about the same number consider their application security strategies immature.Applications play a critical role in supporting key business processes, but organizations are struggling to keep them safe. This eBook examines the 5 best practices for application security.
Read this ebook now to understand:
-Which types of apps present the highest security risk
-Best practices for reducing security risks associates with web applications
-Steps you can take now to secure web applications
"Visibility and control of endpoint devices are critical to securely manage your workloads in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. Ideally, teams want to gain real-time visibility and control without having to deploy an additional agent onto the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. They want a tool that allows them to span physical, virtual and cloud environments of their existing on-premises endpoints and Amazon EC2 instances.
CrowdStrike® Falcon Discover™ platform allows you to identify unauthorized systems and applications in real time and quickly remediate issues, ensuring the integrity of your data.
Download this datasheet to learn the key benefits of cloud-native CrowdStrike Falcon Discover, including:
• Visibility and control over their endpoints whether they are running on-premises or as Amazon EC2 instances
• The ability to scale easily to match the dynamic nature of Amazon EC2 instances
As you take advantage of the operational and economic benefits of virtualization and the cloud, it’s critical to secure your virtualized data centers, cloud deployments, and hybrid environments effectively. Because if you neglect any aspect of security, you leave gaps that open the door to web threats and serious data breaches. And, to meet data privacy and compliance regulations, you will need to demonstrate that you have the appropriate security, regardless of your computing environment.
Trend Micro Cloud and Data Center Security solutions protect applications and data and prevent business disruptions, while helping to ensure regulatory compliance. Whether you are focused on securing physical or virtual environments, cloud instances, or web applications, Trend Micro provides the advanced server security you need for virtual, cloud, and physical servers via the Trend Micro Deep Security platform. Download this white paper to learn more about the Trend Micro Deep Security platform.
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This Webroot whitepaper compares deploying secure web gateways as software or appliances on-premises vs. as a cloud-based service. Lower cost, fast implementation, rapid scalability and less administration are all good reasons to adopt SaaS and cloud-based applications. In addition to these benefits, cloud-based secure web gateways can also provide better security and faster performance than appliances or local servers. It discusses a number of advantages of cloud-based solutions that appliances cannot match, such as:
• Better defense against zero-day threats and spam servers
• More comprehensive signature and URL database
• Supports remote users more securely and without the cost of putting servers in every location
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
This guide details some of the major considerations when looking
to secure cloud application use, the limitations of existing pointproducts, including traditional Secure Web Gateways (SWGs), and an overview of the integrated cloud security gateway approach that is needed to provide comprehensive, information-centric security as your data moves between your users and your cloud applications.
As businesses grow increasingly dependent upon Web applications, these complex entities are becoming more difficult to secure. Most companies equip their Web sites with firewalls, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), and network and host security, but the majority of attacks are on applications themselves.
Published By: Reactivity
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This white paper discusses the three critical Web services deployment issues-security, provisioning connections, and operations. As each is owned by different factions within an enterprise, each can become a 'show stopper' to Web services deployment initially, and every time a change must be made.
This white paper identifies critical vulnerabilities that most organizations overlook when they secure their web applications. It also introduces host intrusion defense with deep packet inspection as a new, effective approach for shielding these vulnerabilities.
This paper explores the role of white box vs. black box testing. White box testing technologies have a definite but limited use and value. From a Web application security perspective it must be understood that significant blind spots come with white box testing. Ultimately white box testing is not sufficient to secure your applications: simply put organizations that rely solely on white box technologies will be exposed to vulnerabilities in their applications, thus making it an ineffectual method of testing real-world risks. This paper will demonstrate black box or dynamic testing is ultimately the appropriate solution for “truly” securing Web applications.