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NordLayer Review: A VPN for the Zero Trust Era

Many companies use Virtual Public Networks (VPNs) to connect between their remote resources and their local networks. However, many of these VPN solutions have three significant issues. First, VPN...

15 Top Cybersecurity Certifications for 2022

An IT security certification can provide a key boost for your career, but with so many different certifications available (and so many organizations more than happy to take your money for training a...

Best Rootkit Scanners for 2022

A rootkit is a dangerous and stealthy malware type that enables hackers to access your computer or other software without your knowledge. Organizations employ rootkit scanners to detect and remove ro...

Getting Started With the Metasploit Framework: A Pentesting Tutorial

The Metasploit project contains some of the best security tools available, including the open source Metasploit Framework. Both pen testers and hackers use it to find and exploit vulnerabilities as ...

Testing & Evaluating SIEM Systems: A Review of Rapid7 InsightIDR

As companies continue to get breached by the hour, IT and security teams are constantly scrambling their defenses in hopes of eradicating attackers from their networks. The (sort of) good news is th...

Getting Started with Rapid7 InsightIDR: A SIEM Tutorial

As part of our testing and review of Rapid7 InsightIDR, we looked at the SIEM product's functionality and ease of use in our lab environment. InsightIDR has SIEM at its foundation and scales ...

Encryption: How It Works, Types, and the Quantum Future

Encryption and the development of cryptography have been a cornerstone of IT security for decades and remain critical for data protection against evolving threats. While cryptology is thousand...

IDS & IPS Remain Important Even as Other Tools Add IDPS Features

Intrusion detection system (IDS) and intrusion prevention system (IPS) technologies - often combined as intrusion detection and prevention (IDPS) - have been in use for decades, yet they remain impor...

How to Improve SD-WAN Security

As the modern workforce becomes increasingly mobile and enterprises branch out and grow, software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) have become a popular choice in the evolution of networking. ...

Top SD-WAN Solutions for Enterprise Security

The development of software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has given enterprise administrators flexibility akin to virtualization to manage distributed networks and users globally. Wide...

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