Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Aug 14, 2012
The What, Why and How to Employ NAC to Apply Guest Networking, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and Endpoint Security Policies.
Many of today's endpoints are neither known nor protected. According to Gartner, enterprises are only aware of 80 percent of the devices on their network. Those 20 percent of unknown devices are inside the perimeter of the network, are unmanaged and provide users with access. They are small, varied and highly mobile, and they are loaded with their own applications, can act as WAPs, and often contain outdated firmware or are jailbroken. Even as the devices are accessing personal applications on the web, they are also accessing corporate resources such as e-mail-all from the very same unmanaged devices, which have not been vetted by the security organization. Smartphones, notebooks, netbooks, iPads, e-readers, gaming consoles and more-the list of personal devices attempting access to employer networks seems to grow every day in what's come to be known as the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) era in networking.
Published By: Lumension
Published Date: Jan 22, 2013
Keeping track of 10,000+ of anything is a management nightmare. With ongoing compliance and evolving attacks against vulnerable endpoint devices, getting a handle on managing endpoints becomes more important.
Published By: Lumension
Published Date: Aug 15, 2010
Though most organizations have invested considerable time and effort in improving their endpoint risk management processes, many of them are ill-equipped to handle the myriad of third-party applications that are increasingly introducing the most risk into today's IT environment.
The majority of companies have a difficult time deploying NAC across the enterprise. No existing NAC solution provides access control for all endpoints and operating systems – leaving vulnerable blind spots on the network. Some company leaders spend hundreds of thousands – even millions – of dollars on a NAC solution only to spend years trying to implement the technology. As a result, this can turn into a very frustrating process.
However, the solution intended to help you better secure and manage your network shouldn’t wind up creating greater risk and chaos. There are ways to set your network and your team up for success. Here are some tips to help you when considering deploying a NAC solution.
Your network doesn’t just transport data. It serves a myriad of apps and endpoints—mobile devices, sensors, servers, machines, cameras, wearables—and all the employees, customers, and processes that use them. Which means it can produce invaluable contextual intelligence based on real-time analytics to help you navigate the growing demands of business, security, operations, and IT.
Cisco DNA delivers crystal-clear visibility across your network so you can enhance mobile experiences and make business decisions quickly and accurately.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Today’s enterprises support an assortment of end-user devices,
including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, and, of course, smartphones. Not only do employees use a variety of form factors, but they run a variety of platforms on those devices, including:
• Apple iOS and Apple macOS
• Google Android
• Microsoft Windows
Traditional endpoint security has failed to keep up with today’s threats and is exposing organizations to unacceptable levels of risk. It’s time for smarter, next-generation malware prevention to replace or supplement traditional defenses. New approaches to malware can wrest back control and give security administrators greater visibility and control over their endpoints at a lower cost than traditional solutions.
This paper looks at the endpoint threats organizations are facing, the means to combat those threats, and why next-generation, cloud-driven protection offers the smartest way to prevent endpoint malware infections.
The increasing number of endpoints and the growing complexity of IT landscape brings in the need of having a unified method of managing IT. Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) gives organizations a simple, flexible way to manage and secure endpoints from an all-in-one single platform. With capabilities such as centralized discovery and management, automation and remote control, UEM equips enterprises to address complex problems encountered by IT in the current landscape.
Download this ebook to learn how to enable your IT teams to eliminate roadblocks and increase productivity and move forward on their way to the digital transformation of the enterprise.
Few salient points:
-The challenges faced by modern IT teams
-How Unified Endpoint Management helps address these challenges
-Benefits of Unified Endpoint Management in the enterprise
-Kaseya’s approach to UEM
NSS Labs performed an independent test of the Cisco AMP for Endpoints v6.0.5. The product was subjected to
thorough testing at the NSS facility in Austin, Texas, based on the Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP) Test
Methodology v2.0, which is available at www.nsslabs.com. This test was conducted free of charge and NSS did not
receive any compensation in return for Cisco’s inclusion.
This report provides detailed information about this product and its security effectiveness. Additional comparative
information is available at www.nsslabs.com.
As part of the initial AEP test setup, products were configured in a deployment mode typical to enterprises. As
such, products were configured to mimic an enterprise environment by applying typical applications such as
exclusion policies and tuning requirements. All product-based configurations are reviewed, validated, and
approved by NSS prior to the test. Every effort is made to ensure optimal security effectiveness, as would be the
aim of a typi
What You Will Learn:
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:
• Advanced analytics
• Collective global security threat intelligence
• Enforcement across multiple form factors (networks, endpoints, mobile devices, secure gateways, and virtual systems)
• Continuous analysis and retrospective security
Published By: Arcserve
Published Date: Feb 26, 2015
In typical organizations, most data resides outside the data center, so it is important that the protection of desktop and laptop computers is given the same priority as file servers and application servers. Have you deployed the right data protection strategy for endpoints?
We’re here to help! Arcserve UDP offers a FREE Workstation edition product that specifically focuses on backing up data on endpoints.
Not only can desktops and laptops be protected for FREE with award-winning technology that minimizes bandwidth and storage requirements, but they can participate in the global deduplication schema offered by UDP (for 30 days), and have their data protected in public and private clouds, and more!
This is too good to pass up! Get your FREE Arcserve UDP Workstation edition now.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 23, 2017
The world today is interacting at every level - consumers, business customers and employees - through cloud applications, and these cloud applications are transforming customer experiences.
So what is a cloud application? Any application that has many geographically distributed endpoints (e.g. browsers, mobile devices or machines) should be considered a cloud application and treated accordingly.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: May 15, 2018
So what is a cloud application? Any application that has many geographically distributed endpoints (e.g., browsers, mobile devices or machines) should be considered a cloud application and treated accordingly.
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Apr 23, 2019
Mobility is critical to government productivity, but mobile data and devices present attractive targets to cybercriminals seeking to exploit vulnerabilities across
the spectrum. Federal agencies are no strangers to cybersecurity attacks, and several recent high-profile breaches involving mobile devices demonstrate ongoing vulnerabilities in government’s expanding network of endpoints. This issue brief describes what can be done to protect devices, data and networks, including multi-factor authentication to authorization controls and user education.
Securing cloud environments is different from securing traditional data centers and endpoints.
The dynamic nature of the cloud requires continuous assessment and automation to avoid
misconfigurations, compromises, and breaches.
It can also be difficult to gain complete visibility across dynamic and rapidly changing cloud
environments — limiting your ability to enforce security at scale. On top of these challenges, cloud
governance is critical to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and security policies as
Because cloud deployments are not just implemented once and left untouched, organizations need
to consider how to integrate security into their CI/CD pipeline and software development lifecycle.
Implementing a security solution that addresses cloud challenges requires deep security and cloud
expertise that organizations often do not have.
Once in the cloud, organizations manage and create environments via automation, adapt their
workloads to changes by automa
The goal of automation is not to eliminate or replace human labor, but to increase productivity and quality beyond what is possible with your existing team, so as to realize economies of scale and predictable quality levels. With automation, your team is able to manage more endpoints, because automation eliminates routine and mundane responsibilities or efforts, giving your technicians the time to focus on higher priority and more complex tasks. In addition, as a managed service provider (MSP), you receive a fixed fee for your services. As a result, you need to provide service in the most efficient way possible while delivering the highest levels of consistency and quality. Building automation into your IT services business will enable you to do so. In this eBook, you’ll learn tips and best practices to successfully incorporate automation into your IT services business, including:
This white paper explains how organizations can use behavior-based protection strategies to help disrupt malicious attacks in real time. It looks at how integrated, intelligent solutions from IBM can detect and help prevent threats - from the network perimeter to remote endpoints.
Companies are yearning for a solution to guard their network from security risks such as external or untrusted users, and unmanaged endpoints on their internal LAN. NAC technology works well, but a strategic solution is required to fully address the problem of the dissolving network perimeter.
Today’s threat landscape has forced us, once again, to evolve how we think about and deliver effective security to protect endpoints (PCs, Macs, Linux, mobile devices, etc). Malware today is either on an endpoint or it’s headed there. Advanced malware is dynamic, can compromise environments from an array of attack vectors, take endless form factors, launch attacks over time, and can quickly exfiltrate data from endpoints. Such malware, including polymorphic and environmentally aware malware, is very good at masking itself and evading traditional security tools, which can lead to a breach. As a result, it’s no longer a question of “if” malware can penetrate defenses and get onto endpoints, it’s a question of “when”.
ThousandEyes monitors BGP routes from both corporate and service provider networks so you can see inbound routes to your prefixes and outbound routes to key services and endpoints. Act quickly on issues including local misconfigurations, peering changes, and route hijackings. Watch this video short now!
ThousandEyes monitors BGP routes from both corporate and service provider networks so you can see inbound routes to your prefixes and outbound routes to key services and endpoints. Act quickly on issues including local misconfigurations, peering changes, and route hijackings.
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