A Firewall is a piece of hardware and/or software which functions in a networked environment to prevent some communications forbidden by the security policy, analogous to the function of firewalls in building construction. A firewall is also called a Border Protection Device (BPD), or packet filter in BSD contexts. A firewall has the basic task of controlling traffic between different zones of trust.
Webinar 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.
This is the second part of a three-part white paper series. Part 2 describes how organizations can develop a security profile for themselves that will show them which of the Stage 1 controls they most need to build up and strengthen.
SIEM solutions detect real attacks from the thousands of events that are happening in the network. When an unexpected and potentially dangerous event is recognized, engineers take a quick (temporary) action to block the security leak, diagnose what really went wrong, determine what else is at risk, and decide on a fix.
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