Previously, the network at the City of Lake Wales didn't possess any firewalls, intrusion protection or web filtering solutions. As a result the network, which is spread out to multiple locations (including law enforcement), was left wide open to security breaches and caused system performance problems as users unwittingly picked up spyware and malware.
With daily reports of network breaches on the way up, now is the time to double down on solid network protection. This whitepaper documents the evolution of data and identity theft and the strategic security approaches companies are taking to stay ahead of the curve.
In spite of the billions of dollars invested in security, web-borne threats are still on the rise. Enterprises need a security system that can enforce granular web access policies on all devices used to access the web from inside and outside the network perimeter.
Today’s threats to endpoints and data are more complex, more numerous, more varied —and changing every second. McAfee understands next-generation security in the context of your devices, additional protection technologies, and central management.
There is no single anti-malware product that can block all malware infiltration and subsequent activity. The only way to combat the malware threats is through an end-to-end, integrated, real-time, context-aware, holistically-managed system.
URL filtering is a must for enterprise policy management. While the process is not difficult to implement, you can make it even easier and more effective by adhering to 10 best practices for URL filtering.
Uncontrolled internet use brings web-malware, malicious links and Trojans to the corporate network. Uncover the web security options available to your business. Choosing the right solution can be complicated. FREE Web-filtering Buyer’s Guide (PDF/40KB)
This paper outlines the types of threats that leverage the Internet as a means of delivery and the risks that they pose to your organization. Learn the key drivers of a corporate security policy and how you can protect against HTTP-based threats using Web filtering as part of a multi-layered content security strategy.
Published By: SmoothWall
Published Date: Jun 03, 2009
Proxy abuse is an increasingly pervasive problem in schools. It only takes one anonymous proxy to put a gaping hole in your network security. Using a web filtering solution that doesn't block proxies is the equivalent of putting a big bolt on your front door but leaving the back door wide open.
The emergence of covert information theft as a key tactic of malware propagators. Most importantly, the paper highlights the crucial danger points for any business that doesn't defend itself against viruses which operate in the background.
This white paper examines a Web security solution that gives companies the ability to monitor and enforce their Internet usage policies, bringing site monitoring and URL filtering together while insuring security with anti-virus and anti-spyware protection.
West Coast Labs performed a comparison test on a range of email solutions (appliances, software, and hosted service solutions) to measure their relative spam detection rates over
a series of at least 100,000 genuine spam emails using West Coast Labs real-time spam feed.
This white paper examines five steps to better security that today's retail businesses can't afford to ignore on their networks - from application control to data loss prevention - to ensure business continuity and PCI DSS compliance.
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This Webroot whitepaper compares deploying secure web gateways as software or appliances on-premises vs. as a cloud-based service. Lower cost, fast implementation, rapid scalability and less administration are all good reasons to adopt SaaS and cloud-based applications. In addition to these benefits, cloud-based secure web gateways can also provide better security and faster performance than appliances or local servers. It discusses a number of advantages of cloud-based solutions that appliances cannot match, such as:
• Better defense against zero-day threats and spam servers
• More comprehensive signature and URL database
• Supports remote users more securely and without the cost of putting servers in every location
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This whitepaper deals with the rise of mobility, BYOD and social networking, and how these trends have led cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and mobile apps. For example, more than 30,000 mostly legitimate websites become infected with malware every day. From drive-by downloads to spearfishing to XML injection, web-borne threats represent a significant new risk for businesses. The report describes how to stay on top of this changing threat landscape and prevent damaging attacks with:
• 100% protection against known viruses
• Industry-leading URL filtering and IP protection via the world’s largest threat database
• Extended protection for smartphones and tablets
• Simplified web-based management
Published By: Zscaler
Published Date: Oct 26, 2018
Cloud computing is rapidly changing enterprise IT with applications like Salesforce and Office 365, which are improving productivity, reducing costs, and simplifying management.
Now, organizations are discovering that those same advantages can be achieved by migrating security to the cloud. In fact, in its 2016 Magic Quadrant report on Secure Web Gateways, Gartner reported, “Cloud services have experienced a 35% five-year compound annual growth rate, while on-premises appliances have only grown by 6% during the same period.”
Organizations understand that protecting users with a consistent and enforceable policy requires much more than simple URL or web filtering. Thousands of companies have already switched their IT security from appliances to experience the benefits of the Zscaler™ Security Cloud. Download this whitepaper today to find out why.
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