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TAP Into Technology

Leading the Way in Network Technology

Failsafe Deployment of 100G Inline Security Tools with EdgeSafe Bypass TAPs

on 11/12/19 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Network TAPs Network Security Inline Security Appliances
Today’s networks have become sophisticated defense mechanisms, architected with numerous inline security tools such as firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, web application firewalls, data loss prevention, SSL decryption and more. While the benefits of these active tools as part of your security strategy to protect your network are inherent, the simple fact that they are inline creates some problems if not addressed properly, as they are potential single points of failure (SPOF) in the network. The use of bypass TAPs, deployed with inline appliances provides failsafe and heartbeat technology to monitor the appliance’s health, eliminating the single point of failure, while providing complete network visibility. 
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­­­MSSPs: The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Network Security

on 11/7/19 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Network Security Inline Security Appliances
 When firewalls emerged to protect networks in the early 1990s, outsourcing cyber security to a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) wasn’t even a consideration. However, defending your network from sophisticated cyber attackers today requires a laundry list of appliances and applications, including DDoS protection, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), web application firewalls, data loss prevention, security information and management, deep packet inspection, Wireshark, network analyzers, and more.  With so many requirements just from an appliance perspective, it’s easy for companies to become overwhelmed by their growing cyber security budget. Like many other aspects of your business, outsourcing security might make sense now—but do your research before deciding. Before diving into the world of MSSPs, check out these pros and cons to see if outsourcing security is right for you.
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Making a Case for Network TAPs to Provide Digital Legal Evidence

Sometimes we come across interesting requests from customers that are outside the normal security and monitoring applications within data centers or branch office locations. Recently, a law enforcement agency reached out to Garland Technology with a question as to whether our Network TAPs could assist them in obtaining sound digital evidence for a trial. This is a great example of lawful intercept, a scenario when a government law enforcement agency is granted legal means to obtain communications network data pursuant to lawful authority for the purpose of analysis or evidence. It’s a similar concept to the examples you see in movies or television shows where the FBI gets a warrant to tap the phone line of someone under a federal investigation, except in this instance, we’re tapping the network data. 
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Cybersecurity Threat Breakdown [Spooky Edition]

on 10/31/19 8:00 AM By | Erica Tank | 0 Comments | Network Security Hacks and Data Breaches
There’s nothing spookier than an unknown hacker accessing your data. Here’s your monthly roundup of the latest hacks and data breaches around the world. In this series, I’ll share information and updates on the most recent hacks that I saw in the news, including causes, resolutions, and what you can do to protect your data. Over the last several weeks, there was some scary stuff happening in the cyber security world. Major data breaches happened in the retail, healthcare and school systems.
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Why is the cost of network downtime so high in the banking industry?

on 10/29/19 8:00 AM By | Steve Harris | 0 Comments | Network Security Finance
The banking industry has changed. Today’s retail banks are actually in the customer service industry. This is due to the fact that there is very little differentiation in product offerings from one bank to another. A checking account, CD, and other account offerings are very similar from one retail bank to another. Banks instead strive to deliver the best experience possible for their customers to set themselves apart from the competition. As a result of digital transformation, banks must ‘always be on,’ so customers can access their money anytime, anywhere. Any unexpected network downtime can be extremely costly not just for the branch location, but creating lasting implications for the organization as a whole. 
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Lights, Camera, Security! Cisco Shines a Spotlight on Garland Technology With Threatwise TV

on 10/24/19 8:00 AM By | Jason Drewniak | 0 Comments | Network Security Technology Partners Cisco Solutions
The strong relationship with Cisco and Garland Technology encompasses a host of supported products. At this year’s CiscoLive in San Diego, our alliance laid the foundation for an interview with Jason Wright on Cisco’s Threatwise TV. Covering the latest developments in Cisco cybersecurity, this video series featured Garland’s extension of specialized products, focused on ensuring 100% network uptime and visibility. Our Regional Sales Manager, Juan Garza, eloquently voiced why Garland leads in the network visibility space.  The purpose of a TAP is to gain full visibility into network links. Garland’s breadth of network TAP and packet broker technology retrieves packets from the network enabling a set of security application performance and network performance tools, which ranges from 1G Copper to 100G Fiber networks. Using Garland’s EdgeSafe™: Bypass TAPs, inline tools including SSL decryption, next-generation firewalls, and IPS's can mirror traffic to out-of-band tools.  
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