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4 Key Elements Of An ML-Powered NGFW: How Machine Learning Is Disrupting Network Security
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Bad actors and security teams are trading blows when it comes to leveraging automation, with both sides scaling their operations. But as more and more organizations leverage cloud, environments become more complex and more vulnerable. Delve into this white paper to learn how machine learning (ML) can aid in securing your network.
Posted: 17 Mar 2021 | Published: 17 Mar 2021

Palo Alto Networks

Firewall Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Your network is more complex than ever before and because of this complexity along with your security infrastructure, your ability to respond to cybersecurity challenges may be hindered. Read this Firewall Buyer's Guide to uncover 10 considerations to keep in mind when choosing a firewall to advance your security posture and incident response.
Posted: 28 Nov 2017 | Published: 28 Nov 2017

Palo Alto Networks

Getting the Most out of your NextGen Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource takes an in-depth look at next generation firewalls (NGFWs), discussing their benefits, challenges, and how you can get the most value from them.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Protecting Mission-Critical Manufacturing Data with an ERP Firewall
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find how an ERP Firewall can capture business process and data quality errors, so outsourcing data doesn't create mayhem within your company.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Top 10 Considerations
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the 10 features your next-generation firewall should have to protect your network from a range of threats.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how next-generation firewalls protect security systems from advanced attacks, and how they fit in with your business strategy.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Cutting the Cost of Application Security
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a cost breakdown of a Web application firewall solution versus the potential costs of remediation after a successful Web attack. Click now to see why this solution is worth the investment.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Imperva

Top Five DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about rising to the converging demands of network security. Topics covered include the evolution of network security, the development of "next-generation" approaches, use cases and more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Voice over IP (VoIP) Growth and the Strain on Network Security
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how VoIP can expose your organization to numerous risks and uncover why traditional firewalls often cannot thwart the many challenges VoIP presents.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Top 5 DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This paper will highlight how traditional DNS infrastructure deployments can actually increase the risks of DNS attacks. Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

How a DNS Firewall Helps in the Battle Against Advanced Persistent Threat and Similar Malware
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the role a DNS firewall can play in your security strategy for reducing loss of data due to stealthy advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other malware attacks.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Infoblox

Next-generation firewalls and your security strategy
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper addresses the blurred lines between business and pleasure created by today's mobile trends and offers a new strategy to deal with it.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

Cisco

Solution Note: Enabling the Secure Use of Facebook
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: With millions of users, Facebook offers significant opportunities for organizations to conduct research, execute targeted marketing, increase awareness and more. But enabling the use of Facebook introduces a number of security risks. In this paper, uncover how to reap the benefits of social networking while doing it in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2012

Palo Alto Networks

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant is a snapshot of the overall market that ranks vendors against each other, according to competitive criteria. Vendors in any quadrant, as well as those not ranked on the Magic Quadrant, may be appropriate for your enterprise's needs and budget.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sophos

Alternatives for Securing Virtual Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we will examine the virtualization issues that challenge today’s data centers and discuss their best options for securing virtual networks.
Posted: 29 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Intelligent real-time protection and application control
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: It is no longer sufficient to rely on outdated firewall technology that only looks at the port, protocol, source IP and destination IP to determine if a session from the outside should be allowed inside the network.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

SonicWALL

Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: It can be a real challenge for IT administrators to efficiently deliver critical corporate solutions while also contending with employee use of wasteful and often dangerous applications. Critical applications need bandwidth prioritization while social media and gaming applications need to be bandwidth throttled or even completely blocked.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

How Security is Changing to Support Virtualization and Cloud Computing
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In the near future, it is anticipated that all aspects of information technology will be movable, dynamic, and interactive – the access, the data, the workload, and all computing. End users’ mobile devices will access and store hundreds of gigabytes of data.
Posted: 17 Feb 2011 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Trend Micro, Inc.

Approaches to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection: A Cost Analysis
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Do you know what a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack might cost your organization? This white paper defines DDoS, examines the elements that make up a DDoS protection solution, and compares three different approaches to DDoS protection. Read this paper to learn how to ramp up protection and reduce costs.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

VeriSign, Inc

Technology Audit: Imperva SecureSphere Data Security Suite
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Any organization delivering services or products via the Web should consider SecureSphere as a “must-have” piece of its IT protection infrastructure. The product set makes a strong case for itself as a leading contender in this market space. Read this paper to read more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

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

Practical Advantages of Fireware® XTM for Hands-On IT Administrators
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the new XTM (extensible threat management) network security from WatchGuard. See the tangible benefits this new generation of security solutions offers. No hype -- just concrete examples of XTM features and the advantages they deliver for you to evaluate against your current security.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Jul 2009

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

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

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.