Did you know that wireless technology dates back to the 19th century? Through the years, great inventors like Michael Faraday, Thomas Edison and Nicola Tesla helped mold the concepts and theories behind electromagnetic radio frequency (RF). It wasn’t until 1997, however, that the first 802.11 technology was introduced, which is known as the 802.11 legacy standard today.
With the number of attempted web attacks ranging up to millions over the course a year, you need to ensure web application security. You need a Web Application Firewall (WAF) solution that protects both your public and internal web properties. Why you need a web application firewall Today’s businesses strive to provide the highest possible service experience and engagement through different types of interactive web applications and user-friendly mobile applications.
To keep pace with innovations and modernize data center operations and services, businesses are embracing today’s application-centric, virtualized world. Virtualization and cloud can cut costs and increase efficiency and operational agility. Four common pitfalls of modern virtual environments However, advantages in savings and efficiency must be weighed against applying constrained budgets to prevent potential damages due to growing threats and common pitfalls.
Many of us face slow Wi-Fi and connectivity issues on wireless networks. Just the other day, I was in a café having coffee and browsing the internet. Suddenly, my connectivity dropped. I tried to reconnect, but the signal strength was too low. In the end, I gave up. I am sure you have faced the same issue.
When waves of cyber attacks hit last year, such as WannaCry and Not Petya ransomwares, businesses lost billions of dollars in high-profile breaches. In addition, more than half of the U.S. population’s Social Security information was compromised in the Equifax breach. It was a record-breaking year. Perhaps the only good that came out of these fiascos is that users became more aware of the importance of cyber security.
The other day I went clothes shopping at the mall with my 12-year-old son, an experience that’s usually painful for both of us. While he was deciding between “straight leg” and “skinny leg” pants I spent my time looking at the surrounding shops in the mall. Some were smaller, independently-owned stores while others were part of larger retail chains.
If you are a small office, I have good news; the new SonicWall TZ Wireless Firewall Series now has integrated wireless. In an earlier life, the startup I was working for had a small compact office; it would be the perfect candidate for the integrated wireless product. For many, where the office is spread out or occupies multiple floors, the ability to use Access Points for an external solution would be the way to go.
This is a guest post by Timothy Martinez, Founder and President of Western NRG, a premier partner of SonicWall Solutions. The new SonicWall TZ Wireless line offers comprehensive security and powerful performance for wired and wireless networks, all in one unit. These network security appliances bring huge technical strides in processing and inspection power to the TZ line, along with 802.11ac wireless, which has up to 3x the throughput of previous wireless standards.
How many times have you heard the phrase, “Your data is your most valuable possession?” Pretty often I bet. And it’s true. The information your organization keeps is extremely important not only to you, but to your customers as well. I was thinking about this the other day while watching a scene from the movie “The Incredibles” where the superhero mom tells her daughter, “Your identity is your most valuable possession.
Not too long ago my wife and I went out to a nice restaurant for dinner. When it was time to pay, the waiter took my credit card and swiped it using a portable credit card processing device. Being in the security industry, I couldn’t help but wonder if the transaction was secure.