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Microsoft Azure Attack Illustrates Ongoing DDoS Threats

Officials with Microsoft’s Azure public cloud said the company in late August was able to stave off a record distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against...

What are Network Firewalls?

This post has been updated for 2021. The network firewall is the first line of defense for traffic that passes in and out of a...

More Than 90 Percent of Malware in Q2 Came Via Encrypted Traffic: WatchGuard

A surprising 91.5 percent of all malware detected on networks of WatchGuard Technologies customers in the second quarter came over encrypted connections, raising the...

NSA, CISA Release Guidance for Choosing and Hardening VPNs

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have released guidance and best practices for securing virtual private network...

The Case for Decryption in Cybersecurity

Effective encryption has long been critical for protecting sensitive enterprise data, but as hackers increasingly leverage encrypted channels to access and traverse enterprise networks,...

Palo Alto Enters Small Business, Remote and Home Markets with Okyo

Palo Alto Networks (PANW) is bringing its enterprise-class security to small business and home markets with Okyo, a Wi-Fi 6 hardware device announced today. At...

3 Tests to Ensure Zero Trust Network Security

The COVID pandemic has highlighted the challenges of ensuring security across an expanding enterprise network forced to support more and more remote workers, an...

T-Mobile Confirms Data Breach, 47.8 Million Records Exposed

Update: T-Mobile USA officials have confirmed that the records of 47.8 million current, former and prospective customers were stolen in a "highly sophisticated cyberattack"...

Phishing Campaign Used Morse Code to Evade Detection: Microsoft

A phishing campaign that Microsoft security researchers have been tracking for about a year highlights not only the ongoing success of social engineering efforts...

NordVPN vs ExpressVPN: Which VPN Should You Choose?

If you're shopping for an enterprise VPN, there's a good chance NordVPN and ExpressVPN are on your list. Both vendors offer competitive VPN solutions...

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