IPS

October 8, 2019

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

SD-WAN Security: Built-in is Better than Bolt-on

Both security and application performance are critical to keep a workforce safe, productive and meet customer experience levels. There can be no compromises.

November 14, 2018

SECURITY

Reinvent Branch Connectivity with Cisco SD-WAN Security

The proliferation of the cloud has allowed users to connect to applications and data from anywhere and from any device, which has been a net gain for businesses that have...

December 20, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

IEC 104 Protocol Detection Rules

IEC 60870-5-104 Protocol Detection Rules Cisco Talos has released 33 Snort rules which are used to analyze/inspect IEC 60870-5-104 network traffic. These rules will help Industrial Control Systems/Supervisory Control and...

Don’t play cat and mouse with grid security

Whenever I think of cybersecurity, the tale of Tom and Jerry fills my mind. Being Jerry and as stakeholders, we need to think about all the ways Tom can attack and come up with plans to avoid these risks.

December 18, 2015

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Security Steps to Take in the Holiday Season – and Beyond

Retail companies face a landscape filled with growing and increasingly complex threats. And the financial impact of these breaches is soaring. There are obvious financial incentives for attacking retailers because they typically don’t spend as much on security as financial institutions or government organizations, so they’ve become easy targets in recent years. According to Gartner, […]

December 15, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Snort your way to PCI compliance

When organizations look to secure their retail stores, branches, or points-of-sale, meeting the required mandates for Payment Card Industry (PCI) security compliance quickly becomes the number one prioritized focus area.  In fact, the 2015 Verizon PCI compliance report demonstrates this when it states that the number of companies that fully complied with the payment card industry (PCI) […]