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Networking News [Cloud Security Doubts + Importance of NGFWs]

Posted by Chris Bihary | 9/17/19 8:00 AM

Here are some snippets of news and stories happening around the technological world and how it can affect the industry as a whole. For the month of September,  we will be focusing on MSSP providers, cloud security, and also updates and thoughts on considering Next-Generation Firewalls. 

Texas Ransomware presents opportunity for MSSPs

Due to the recent ransomware attack in Texas that hit 22 cities, many companies that specialize as managed security service providers (MSSP) are jumping in on the opportunity to protect affected customers. MSSP and cybersecurity providers are contributing by making advanced data security solutions available, accessible, and easy to implement for city governments. Just as any cybersecurity breach could happen to anyone, victims of such events should be prepared to have a remediation policy. Read more to know how you can take the necessary steps in having a risk-based review to protect critical assets.

SMB’s embracing cloud, but security remains a concern

As much as there is hype around cloud and shifting technology infrastructures, there are still concerns about having an effective and proficient security parameter in the cloud. Most small and medium business enterprises (SMB’s) are on board with the shift to the cloud, but they are still skeptical about ways to protect themselves. It was mostly advised for SMB’s to start with full visibility of their network, moving on to secure configurations, and then vulnerability management. Here are some pointers you can consider when migrating to the cloud and understanding the challenges accompanying it. 

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Should cybersecurity teams consider Next-Gen Firewalls?

2019 has seen a plethora of cybersecurity breaches and attacks, and we are only in the 3rd quarter! Many cybersecurity teams are scrambling to understand the ever-evolving nature of attacks, and finding ways to counter them as efficiently as possible, in order to protect and secure critical company assets. When advancing the team’s efforts, many consider Next-Generation Firewalls or NGFW as a vital tool in combating such attacks. Find out what how to effectively utilize NGFWs,  and why they should be included in your network security fabric. 

Topics: Network Management, Network Visibility/Monitoring, Technology Partners

Written by Chris Bihary

Chris Bihary has been in the network performance industry for over 20 years. Bihary has established collaborative partnerships with technology companies to complement product performance through the integration of network test access points. Previously, Bihary was Managing Partner at Network Critical.