Endpoint protection has been a cyber security standard for years. But during RSA Conference 2018 at the Moscone Center, it’s clear that it remains a core security challenge for many organizations. Likewise, many cyber security vendors are offering new and better ways to protect end points. While technology for machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud and application security all still had their place in the RSA speaking sessions, a new era of endpoint protection that’s connected, transparent and easy to manage was on display.
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.
Organizations typically struggle to provide a holistic security posture. There are many security vendors providing exciting and innovative solutions. But from a customer perspective, they often become various point solutions solving several unique problems. This often becomes cumbersome, expensive and unmanageable. Some of the most recent trends in this area are discussed in this blog, which could bring about even further complexity to an organizations security posture.
Moving to the cloud and enabling mobility are top IT priorities for organizations of all sizes. Today, most business have adopted a hybrid IT model, which includes legacy on-premise applications in local data centers and popular SaaS applications hosted in the cloud. Securing this hybrid IT environment, while providing a consistent experience — with anytime, any device, any application access to authenticated users — remains a key challenge for the IT department.
Cloud applications are not quickly approaching — they’re here. As organizations strive to manage costs and resources, solutions that are affordable, scalable and functionally robust are most appealing. Cloud applications promise to deliver this and more. For these reasons, adoption is accelerating. Microsoft is at the forefront of the cloud application wave.
On May 1, 1969, Joni Mitchell released her album, Clouds. In Both Sides Now, she penned these lyrics about the enigmatic nature of clouds: I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down and still somehow It’s cloud’s illusions I recall I really don’t know clouds at all Exactly forty-eight years later, on May 1, 2017, SonicWall proudly launches Cloud GMS, the Global Management System for its next-generation firewalls.