Why organizations use Umbrella:
The easiest and fastest security you'll ever deploy.
- There is no hardware to install or software to manually update.
- For the first time, adding security won’t add any additional latency.
- Our endpoint footprint is one-quarter the size of antivirus because everything happens in the cloud, and when a new version is available, it automatically updates without reboots.
To find out more about how Cisco Umbrella can help your business download this Solution Brief today.
As a secure internet gateway, Cisco Umbrella helps you tackle the challenges of mobility, SaaS, and branch transformation by offering a single platform that secures access to and use of the cloud, SaaS applications, branch offices, and endpoints.
It's your first line of defense against threats -- anytime and anywhere your users access the internet, traffic goes through Umbrella first.
To understand how a secure internet gateway provides 360-degree security for access to and use of the cloud, read the ebook.
Case study Objective: Enhance the customer experience by building automation into the security practice.
• Decreased incident response time from days to minutes through automation, enabled by the Investigate API
• Reduction in network security incidents and infected endpoints
• Increased protection against malware, ransomware, and other threats on and off the network
• Enriched security event data and threat intelligence with Investigate
Download this case study today to find out the impact Cisco Umrella could have on your business.
What is ransomware?
Ransomware is a malicious software designed to hold a user’s files (such as healthcare records, financial contracts, manufacturing blueprints, software code, and other documents) for ransom by encrypting them and demanding the user pay a fee (often in Bitcoin) to decrypt them.
How ransomware works
Attackers initiate attacks using an array of tactics. Ransomware infections often first begin with an exploit kit — which are software kits designed to identify software vulnerabilities on endpoints and then upload and execute malicious code on the endpoint.
Although variants of ransomware behave differently — there are many ways that Cisco can help. Download this whitepaper today to find out more.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
Backup alone is not enough anymore. Businesses today must put a range of recoverability options in place. That’s why it is encouraging to see Carbonite, a data protection company with cloud and hybrid offerings, making fresh moves to help organizations evolve beyond legacy backup. Years ago, Carbonite pioneered cloud backup for endpoint devices. Then it expanded, buying EVault in 2015 and DoubleTake in 2017. Just as Carbonite has long been at the forefront of offering what people need from cloud-based data backup, it now appears to be just as intent on providing what IT organizations need—hybrid data protection media and mechanisms.
To keep up with sweeping global economic and societal changes, public services organizations are undergoing significant technology-driven transformation. Aging populations, rapid urbanization, political instability, concerns about sustainability and resiliency, and changing worker and resident expectations are driving public services organizations to radically improve operations and service delivery. At the core of this transformation is the ability to collect and process vast amounts of data to help to improve outcomes and services. One way to generate this data is through the Internet of Things (IoT) — which IDC defines as a network of networks of uniquely identifiable endpoints or “things” that communicate without human interaction using IP connectivity. The IoT is a transformational technology that can reshape the public sector, enabling improved outcomes and new services such as remote patient monitoring, advanced traffic solutions and predictive policing.
The perimeter continues to dissolve, and the definition of endpoint is evolving, according to results of the SANS 2016 Endpoint Security Survey, now in its third year.
As we might expect, 90% or more consider desktops, servers, routers, firewalls and printers to be endpoints that need to be protected. After that, respondents include other less-typical devices in their definition of endpoints that warrant protection: 71% include building security (access/ surveillance), 59% include employee-owned mobile devices and 40% consider industrial control systems as endpoints that need to be protected. Some respondents also consider POS devices, smart cars, emulated endpoints in the cloud and wearables as endpoints needing protection, highlighting the diversity of thinking among respondents.
Cybercrime is more sophisticated and dangerous than ever before, and the scope of newly emerging threats is unprecedented.
At the same time, the growing number and diversity of endpoints in the enterprise is expanding the network edge to the point of disappearing. Both these trends will continue with ongoing bring your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives and explode with the emerging Internet of Things (IoT).
IBM QRadar and BigFix solutions empower IT security teams to view, prioritize and respond to endpoint intelligence in near real time.
How can an organization stay ahead of these advanced security threats? Maintaining a high level of baseline security by consistently enforcing security policies and patch levels on endpoints and servers is definitely required and important. But when networks can have multiple vulnerabilities per IP address at scan time, the slow process of mitigating and patching these weaknesses can result in dangerous security gaps. Today’s IT personnel have to make difficult, risk-based decisions on where to focus their efforts—often without having a complete picture of the security environment. This is even more critical when the number of vulnerabilities across the organization is increasing while the organization has limited resources and skills to fix the vulnerabilities.
The workplace is changing and the one-size-fits-all approach to technology is changing along with it. As a result, your organization may need to rethink how to keep productivity high, promote collaboration, delight employees with the latest devices all while keeping IT within budget. This interactive eGuide will be your one-stop resource to understand all the new innovation available in Dell’s latest notebooks, desktops, 2-in-1s and ecosystem that can keep your organization future-ready.
Access the eGuide from Dell and you will learn:
• How the workplace and workforce is changing
• What tools and solutions help IT go from maintenance to innovation
• How innovation is changing notebooks, 2-in-1s, desktops and workstations
• The latest Windows 10 features employees will be talking about
• What you need to keep endpoints and data secure
To win the ongoing war against hackers and cyber criminals, IT professionals must do two things: Deploy and maintain endpoint security tools with the latest updates, and ensure the software applications running in their networks have the latest available patches.
Organizations invest heavily to block advanced attacks, on both endpoints and networks. Despite all this investment, devices continue to be compromised in increasing numbers and high-profile breaches continue unabated. Something doesn’t add up. It comes down to psychology: security practitioners want to believe the latest shiny widget for preventing compromise will finally work and stop the pain.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Aug 28, 2017
The time has come for enterprise risk management to
change. Mobile devices have become core to our personal
and professional lives, yet most enterprises remain
focused on traditional PC endpoints.
Although many of the same elements of risk that affect PCs
also apply to mobile endpoints, simply extending current
PC security controls to your mobile feet is ineffective.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
The time has come for enterprise risk management to change. Mobile devices have become core to our personal and professional lives, yet most enterprises remain focused on traditional PC endpoints.
Although many of the same elements of risk that affect PCs also apply to mobile endpoints, simply extending current PC security controls to your mobile feet is ineffective.
Enterprise risk management needs to evolve to address mobile risks, and security professionals must architect mobile specifc security. To encourage this evolution, Lookout developed the Mobile Risk Matrix. Its purpose is to help security organizations understand the spectrum of risk on mobile devices and to provide data that demonstrates the prevalence of mobile risk.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 10, 2018
With more and more employees spread around the globe, IT teams face a
conundrum: how to secure an increasing amount of data traveling outside
the network while preserving workforce productivity in an increasingly
interconnected and global market. It’s up to IT decision-makers to protect
and secure company data in a way that promotes user access without imposing
overly restrictive or cumbersome device policies. When it comes to protecting
data on laptops and mobile devices, several key factors are essential for today’s
Published By: Zingbox
Published Date: Oct 31, 2017
The arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT) moves on with ever-intensifying pace as enterprises experiment with business projects that incorporate IoT endpoints and technologies. This engagement is necessitating a profound commitment by security and risk management leaders to more capable forms of protection. Several vendors are offering distinct approaches to enterprise mobility management, software composition analysis and asset discovery. This Gartner review of the notable vendors serving IoT engagements looks closely at how these companies developed representative cool technologies and solutions to support the expansion of IoT interconnectivity.
Are you looking for a “sophisticated threat hunting product”? Find out why Forrester says this about our product and named us a leader in Endpoint Detection and Response.
Download the complete Forrester Wave on Endpoint Detection and Response to see how Carbon Black is scored among its peers. The Forrester Wave evaluates solutions for:
• - The strength of their current offering
• - Their strategy and vision for the future
• - Their market presence
According to ESG Research, 65% of organizations believe the skill level of their security team could be improved, and 48% are using more than 25 security products. This leads to more overworked staff and, ultimately, less effective security.
Download the Replace AV Buyer's Guide to learn what your team should look for when replacing legacy AV with an endpoint security solution that is easy to manage and deploy, and can cost-effectively protect your growing business. In this buyer's guide you'll find:
A core evaluation checklist for replacing AV.
Guiding questions to frame your evaluation to replace AV.
How to run a test of next-generation AV solutions.
Learn more about replacing your traditional AV in the Replace AV Buyer's Guide.
Companies are facing massive cyber security challenges – many of which are rooted in the endpoint. In fact, according to IDC, 70% of successful breaches begin at the endpoint. If you are a McAfee customer, and still have breaches in your endpoint security, then something isn’t working. Perhaps you’re struggling to prevent advanced attacks, or your security team may be burdened by maintaining overly complex policies. You and your end users may even be facing performance issues.
If you are experiencing any of these challenges, then your endpoint security products may actually be creating more problems than they solve. Ask yourself these questions for a cybersecurity reality check.
Deciding on an endpoint security solution can be a difficult task. Many organizations know their current security has gaps, but don’t know where to begin in the search for something new. To help with this, SANS has created a guide to evaluating these solutions. The guide outlines the necessary requirements you should look for, as well as how to prepare to run a test.
Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) offers an integrated, comprehensive approach to endpoint security. Continuous analysis and telemetry features keep its finger on the pulse of network anomalies, and all suspicious activity is investigated. Contextual reporting highlights trends for administers, helping them reassess network architecture to close vulnerable points of entry. Also important is its flexible deployment, which makes it simple for any organization to tailor its endpoint security.
Complete enterprise security requires coordination. Firms must integrate the technologies and data that come from the endpoint and network
layers to make accurate decisions that ensure optimal threat detection, containment, and remediation. Unfortunately, too many firms rely on a
huge variety of solutions that require manual integration and correlation, leading to wasted time and poor threat detection. Security leaders
must automate these processes to eliminate detection lag and improve prevention efforts.
NSS Labs performed an independent test of the Cisco AMP for Endpoints v6.0.5. The product was subjected to
thorough testing at the NSS facility in Austin, Texas, based on the Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP) Test
Methodology v2.0, which is available at www.nsslabs.com. This test was conducted free of charge and NSS did not
receive any compensation in return for Cisco’s inclusion.
This report provides detailed information about this product and its security effectiveness. Additional comparative
information is available at www.nsslabs.com.
As part of the initial AEP test setup, products were configured in a deployment mode typical to enterprises. As
such, products were configured to mimic an enterprise environment by applying typical applications such as
exclusion policies and tuning requirements. All product-based configurations are reviewed, validated, and
approved by NSS prior to the test. Every effort is made to ensure optimal security effectiveness, as would be the
aim of a typi
"Global professional services firm, Arup, moved from Cisco Cloud Web Security (CWS) to Cisco Umbrella. By implementing a secure internet gateway in conjunction with next-gen endpoint security, Arup secured access to the internet wherever users go, reduced its exposure to malware and improved the ability to detect, respond and remediate when necessary.
-Substantially reduced administrative time
-Accelerated response and remediation process
-Increased performance of cloud applications
-Reduced time to investigate"
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