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IDS vs IPS Go-to Tools for Modern Security Stacks

on 8/13/20 8:00 AM By | Todd Cain | 0 Comments | Network Security Inline Security Appliances
As new threats emerge every day, the risks companies face not properly securing network data is growing more widespread and costly than ever. 15% of data breaches involve Healthcare organizations, 10% in the Financial industry and 16% in the Public Sector1, with the banking industry incurring the most cybercrime costs in 2018 at $18.3 million (average cost per company)2. Many industries face severe consequences as stricter legislation passes across the world enforcing data compliance with data privacy legislation like HIPAA, ISO 27001, SOX and more. In 2018, HIPAA had 25,912 complaints and 431 data breach investigations, leading to $28.7 million in fines for just the top 10 companies breached3. When companies are building their IT security strategies to combat patient threats, two of the most important network security tools used to detect and actively block threats into the network are Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS).
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Adapting to New Security Demands at the Edge

on 8/6/20 8:00 AM By | Juan Garza | 0 Comments | Network Security Inline Security Appliances
In Part 1 of this “Master the Edge of the Network” series, we talked about the key networking factors you have to consider managing the edge of the network to gain these edge computing benefits. But edge computing isn’t without challenges. Security is one of the most glaring challenges associated with the move to the edge. To master the edge of the network and unlock its true potential, you need to understand the new security demands and adapt accordingly.
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How Historical Look-back is Revolutionizing Network Forensics and Inline Deployment

As you can imagine, cyberattacks are now increasing year over year from a combination of cybercriminals, hackers, malicious insiders, unwitting insiders, nation-state attackers and hacktivists. Their attack methods include social engineering, advanced persistent threat, ransomware and unpatched systems attack methods such as phishing, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and Man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks.  Maybe sensing global vulnerability in the midst of COVID-19, 92% of IT and security professionals say cybercrime is increasing. According to ISACA’s global State of Cybersecurity Survey, 53% of today’s enterprises believe it’s likely they will experience a cyberattack in the next 12 months.1 With the sophistication of cybersecurity threats growing, the tools deployed to counter these risks are a combination of out-of-band and inline security solutions that include Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Firewalls, DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection and network forensics and analyzers.
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The 101 Series: Out-of-Band vs Inline Network Security

on 7/23/20 8:00 AM By | Todd Cain | 0 Comments | Network Security Inline Security Appliances The 101 Series
Designing a modern security strategy is no easy feat, as it must protect all components of a complex network, while having a limited effect on performance. As expected, we get a lot of questions about the differences between an inline and out-of-band security deployment and whether or not network TAPs or Bypass TAPs are needed. Today’s security strategies incorporate both scenarios, with a suite of active blocking and passive monitoring tools. First let’s clear up the concepts and terminology of out-of-band and inline. These concepts are determined by the tools and strategies you are deploying to the specific network segments you are monitoring and protecting.
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Bridging the IT, OT and IOT Divide

on 7/16/20 8:00 AM By | James Cabe | 0 Comments | Industrial Ethernet
Visibility and asset management has to be the cornerstone of modern Operational Technology (OT) security architecture and digital transformation. To secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and reap the productivity benefits of IT-OT convergence, the industrial cyber security program must be recognized as a cross-functional lifecycle and journey. IT and OT must work together for either team to be successful. We must get beyond addressing cybersecurity and addressing process-centric and protocol operational issues. Garland Technology recently spoke with James Cabe, Senior Channel Architect at CyberX about this topic. 
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How to Manage the Network Edge

The ability to detect and remediate cyber attacks pose an existential threat to IT organizations worldwide. A study from IBM and Ponemon found that companies that detect and contain data breaches within 30 days save, on average, more than $1 million compared to organizations that take longer to respond. Managing the Network Edge is vital to secure and protect these critical corporate assets, ensure network performance, identify systemic anomalies and identify insider/outsider cyber threats. This applies to banking, healthcare, telecom, brick-and-mortar retail as well as water/energy utilities. 
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