The checklist provided in this document details six must-have capabilities to look for when evaluating a nextgeneration
firewall (NGFW) to determine whether the solution can provide comprehensive protection for your entire
An NGFW must be able to:
• Integrate security functions tightly to provide highly effective threat and advanced malware protection
• Provide actionable indications of compromise to identify malware activity
• Offer comprehensive network visibility
• Help reduce complexity and costs
• Integrate and interface smoothly and transparently with third-party security solutions
• Provide investment protection
This document will identify the essential capabilities you should seek in an advanced malware protection solution,
the key questions you should ask your advanced malware protection vendor, and shows you how Cisco combats
today’s advanced malware attacks using a combination of techniques.
Read more to learn how Cisco® Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) is the integrated solution that provides visibility into potential threat activity and the control to rapidly contain and remediate malware.
Malware knows no boundaries. Neither should your advanced malware protection solution. Cisco offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) products available for all enforcement points in the extended network wherever threats can manifest: endpoints, network appliances, secure content gateways, mobile devices, and virtual environments.
The checklist provided in this document details six must-have capabilities to look for when evaluating a next-generation firewall (NGFW) to determine whether the solution can provide comprehensive protection for your entire enterprise.
This document will identify the essential capabilities you need in an advanced malware protection solution, the key questions you should ask your vendor, and shows you how Cisco combats today’s advanced malware attacks using a combination of four techniques.
NSS Labs performed an independent test of the Cisco Firepower 8120 with NGIPS v6.0 and Advanced Malware Protection v5.3.2016071117. The product was subjected to thorough testing at the NSS facility in Austin, Texas, based on the Breach Detection Systems (BDS) Test Methodology v3.0, available at www.nsslabs.com. This test was conducted free of charge and NSS did not receive any compensation in return for Cisco’s participation.
Criminal groups behind today's cyberattacks have become better organized, introducing reconnaissance activity, custom malware, evasion techniques, and other sophisticated tactics that place a burden on traditional security defenses. The litany of high-profile data breaches is impacting every industry and prompting organizations of all sizes to respond by modernizing their IT security infrastructure. The battlefield continues to be at the endpoint, where attackers typically strike to gain initial access to the corporate network. Most organizations have been waging this battle using traditional antivirus at the endpoint, a solution that has received a lot of improvements over its more than 25 years of existence but clearly isn't keeping up with attacker sophistication. Emerging endpoint specialized threat analysis and protection (STAP) products can either replace or complement antivirus by adding behavioral analysis and continuous system and user activity monitoring to identify new and s
? Security threats are growing at an astronomical pace–theft, hacking, malware, ransomware... and the list goes on. That's why Lenovo integrates security at every level including built-in hardware, advanced software, a secure supply-chain, complete component validation and integrated services.
In addition to Lenovo's own security features built into each device, Windows 10 Pro delivers comprehensive, built-in and ongoing security protections you can trust – including Windows Hello, Windows Defender Antivirus, firewall, and more.
Read more in this comprehensive product guide, from personal device to data center, we'll show you how we're hard at work securing your devices from the threats.
As mobile devices become more common, cybercriminals see them as having huge profit potential, and aim to gain access to the user's confidential personal and financial information. In this Mobile Security Guide, we'll walk you through the mobile malware landscape and what you need to know to keep your organization's data safe.
McAfee Labs foresees an increase in threats related to social networking sites, banking security, and botnets, as well as attacks targeting users, businesses, and applications. However, in 2010 McAfee also expects to see an increase in the effectiveness of law enforcement to fight back against cybercrime is also anticipated. Read this report to learn more about what to expect in 2010.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Aug 09, 2013
Anti-virus software is a crucial piece of any organization’s security strategy. However, sifting through the marketing hype and finding the product that truly delivers the best security can be challenging. This independent research report on enterprise anti-virus protection tests five of today’s best-known anti-malware products to help your organization evaluate which would work best in your enterprise. View now to uncover who came out on top when tested upon accuracy, protection, false positives, and more.
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Aug 07, 2013
Whether you are using virtual desktops or virtual servers it's essential that you consider protecting them from malware. Unfortunately, until now, that protection has often meant making some serious compromises.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
Last year, Mac malware increased by 66% with a single, high-profile attack infecting over 600,000 machines. Malware authors are targeting unsuspecting Mac users and gaining access to organization's data. Still wondering whether Macs need protection? See what advice a senior strategic analyst at ESG has to share.
Malware has changed considerably since the early PC viruses appeared more than 25 years ago. Today, it evolves so quickly that many customers find staying ahead of the latest threat nearly impossible. If the explosion in malware variants weren’t enough, sophisticated client-side attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs) target victims in ways that evade traditional security measures. The question isn’t whether your network will be attacked with advanced malware. The question is when it will happen and how you will respond. Advanced malware is changing the way security is managed.
This document will identify the essential capabilities you should seek in an advanced malware protection solution, the key questions you should ask your advanced malware protection vendor, and shows you how Cisco combats today’s advanced malware attacks using a combination of four techniques:
? Big data analytics
? Collective global security intelligence
? Enforcement across multiple form factors (networks, endpoints, mobile devices, secure gateways, and virtual systems)
? Continuous analysis and retrospective security
This whitepaper explains that USB drives have been used to transport viruses and malware, both on purpose and accidentally. The paper explains that no manually handling of files, such as with USB drives, is unnecessary when you set up a secure network architecture using five zones of protection. You can transfer files to and from your network around the globe, and know the data and the network are secure, automatically scanning files to block dangerous data while allowing "clean" data into the network. The paper notes several reasons why it matters that data is secure while remaining accessible.
Phishing is defined by the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) as a broadly launched social engineering attack in which an electronic identity is misrepresented in an attempt to trick individuals into revealing personal credentials that can be used fraudulently against them. In short, it’s online fraud to the highest degree.
Although it’s been around for years, phishing is still one of the most common and effective online scams. The schemes are varied, typically involving some combination of spoofed email (spam), malicious software (malware), and fake websites to harvest personal information from unwitting consumers. The explosive rise of mobile devices, mobile applications, and social media networks has given phishers new vectors to exploit, along with access to volumes of personal data that can be used in more targeted attacks or spear phishing. The fact that phishing attacks are still so common highlights their efficacy and reinforces the need to implement comprehensive phishing and response plans to protect organizations.
An effective phishing protection plan should focus on four primary areas: Prevention, Detection, Response, and Recovery. High-level recommendations for each of the four areas are outlined in this whitepaper.
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