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DEFINITION: A screened subnet (also known as a "triple-homed firewall") is a network architecture that uses a single firewall with three network interfaces. Interface 1 is the public interface and connects to the Internet. Interface 2 connects to a DMZ (demilitarized zone) to which hosted public services are attached. Interface 3 connects to an intranet for access to and from internal networks. Even  … 
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Four Principles of Effective Threat Protection: Defining the right strategy and tools to defend your business against malware
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Threat protection requires an updated approach now that the classic model of anti-virus plus firewall is no longer enough. Best practice calls for interlocking layers of protection that support your business processes and digital assets. Read on to learn principles you can use to strike a balance between enabling business and ensuring security.
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 Jun 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Managing a Growing Threat: An Executive’s Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cyber-criminals are leveraging relatively simple application exploits to gain access to sensitive information for fun and profit. It’s more important than ever to implement secure application strategies to effectively protect your business. Read this guide to learn more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2007

IBM

10 Cool Things Your Firewall Should Do
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This document explains 10 things the firewall should do and describes the origins of the Application Firewall which can manage and control data and applications that pass through the Firewall.
Posted: 18 Jan 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

SonicWALL

To Block or Not. Is that the Question?
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper is a practical guide to how to properly deal with Enterprise 2.0 applications (and what they are to begin with), from getting visibility to how to create and enforce policies that allow for safe enablement.
Posted: 05 Jan 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Palo Alto Networks

Understanding Why Web Application Security is Critical to Business
sponsored by Sirius Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper compiles clients’ frequently asked questions about Web application security. These questions are answered by security experts from Sirius and IBM. The goal is to help you understand the issues surrounding Web application security; so you can better prepare your organization for a security breach.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sirius Computer Solutions

Five Truths About Enterprise Data Protection
sponsored by PGP Corporation
WHITE PAPER: How can your business secure data that is always on the move? Read this paper to learn valuable information for securing your data with an enterprise-wide data encryption strategy.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Dec 2008

PGP Corporation

Battling Modern Botnets
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: The FBI ranks cybercrime among its top priorities in part because botnets are proliferating at an alarming rate, crossing corporate boundaries and spreading infections behind corporate firewalls. Learn how FireEye provides advance detection and a blended approach to today’s botnet problem that "traditional" solutions do not.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Apr 2008

FireEye

Firewall Solutions for Small Business
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ideal firewall solutions for small business integrate a hardware firewall with software controls into a comprehensive security solution that includes virtual private network (VPN) support, antivirus, antispam, antispyware, and content filtering capabilities.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 14 Aug 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Good, Bad and Necessary: The Complete Guide to PCI 6.6 Success
sponsored by Breach Security
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides IT security professionals with the information needed to understand PCI compliance and specifically, one of the standard's latest requirements, 6.6. In addition, the paper offer tips for successful PCI 6.6 compliance and highlights compliance successes from real-world companies.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 08 Jun 2009

Breach Security

Fundamental Principles of Network Security
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers the fundamentals of secure networking systems, including firewalls, network topology and secure protocols.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 09 Jul 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

5 Keys to Protecting Your Sensitive Information: What Every Enterprise Executive Should Know
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Preventing sensitive information from being sent outside your enterprise has become a top priority for organizations today. If you are evaluating a data loss prevention (DLP) solution, make sure you have a clear understanding of the requirements for successful data protection. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Tolly Group competitive performance evaluation, learn how Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3 consistently delivered faster response time than competing products tested.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Small Business Security: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Small business security is dependant upon defending against common threats, such as viruses, spyware, malware and hackers.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Small Business Firewall Software Vs. Hardware Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Small business firewall software and hardware firewalls are the methods used to protect computers against hacker attacks and other Internet threats.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Meeting Today's Security Challenges with End-to-end Access Control
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper explores how Juniper Unified Access Control (UAC) solution deployed with Juniper EX-series switches delivers a comprehensive network access control (NAC) solution.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Tackling the Top Five Network Access Control Challenges
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper by Juniper Networks describes the top five networking access control challenges that companies like yours are facing and solutions that they are deploying today.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Advancing the Economics of Networking
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to find out how you can change this economic model and reduce capital and operational expenses, freeing up IT budget dollars and allowing your business to invest in innovative technologies that will reduce the cost of doing business while improving the bottom line.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Implementing HA at the Enterprise Data Center Edge to Connect to a Large Number of Branch Offices
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how to deploy a highly available, working cluster by taking the design considerations and applying them to an actual deployment.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Juniper Networks, Inc.

802.1X: Port-Based Authentication Standard for Network Access Control (NAC)
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you discover how to implement secure wireless LAN access (WLAN) across the enterprise network.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Intel IT: Implementing Virtualization in a Global Environment
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn all the ways that server virtualization and consolidation can benefit IT: everything from greater agility to lower energy bills.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

The Advantages of Multi-Core UTM
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The newest trend in firewall protection is Unified Threat Management (UTM) that not only guards against intrusion, but performs content filtering, data leakage protection, intrusion detection and anti-malware duties.
Posted: 18 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

SonicWALL

Securing Physical and Virtual IT Assets without Hardware, Firewalls or VLANs
sponsored by Apani
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will examine the challenges of traditional security approaches and reveal the many advantages of software-based access management.
Posted: 18 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

Apani

Stopping Crimeware In Its Tracks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the damaging cybercrime threat posed by botnets, explains why traditional security solutions cannot stop them, and proposes a new approach that can eradicate cybercrime from corporate networks.
Posted: 29 Sep 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

FireEye

Putting Security First in the Newly Virtualized World
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: At Lumension Security are experts are in tune with the latest security problems posed by virtualization. In a new and largely untested IT world it is necessary to apply security at every stage of the process, keeping it safe from hackers and data breaches
Posted: 25 Jul 2008 | Published: 07 Jul 2008

Lumension

Security Beyond Corporate Boundaries: Using Citrix Application Delivery to Protect Corporate Information
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring your data security goes beyond the implementation of firewalls and spyware. This white paper discusses key information on virtualization deployment, and offers tips to better manage your disaster recovery enviroment.
Posted: 05 May 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Citrix
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FIREWALL MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  if the firewall itself is compromised, access to the intranet should not be available, as long as the firewall has been properly configured.The purpose of the screened subnet architecture is to isolate the DMZ and its publicly-accessible resources from the intranet, thereby focusing external attention and any possible attack on that subnet. The architecture also separates the intranet and DMZ networks, making it more difficult to attack the intranet itself. When a properly configured firewall is combined with the use of private IP addresses on one or both of these subnets, attack becomes that … 
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