Tag: Security

Information and recommendations on protecting your wireless deployment On October 16, 2017, Belgian security researchers made public their findings that demonstrated fundamental design flaws in WPA2 that could lead to man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks on wireless networks. Named KRACKs, or key reinstallation attacks, this technique can theoretically be used by attackers to steal sensitive information from unsuspecting wireless users leveraging these flaws in the WiFi standard.
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Times are extremely restless for security teams as they face highly motivated adversaries, and the onslaught of very active and progressive cyber-attacks.  Today’s hacking techniques are stealthy, unpredictable in nature and waged by skillful attackers capable of developing innovative ways of circumventing security defenses. One new and more popular way that is becoming a status quo among malware writers today is the malicious use of encryption.
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As PEAK16 comes to a close, I would like to recap some of the highlights from the numerous conversations with our world class and loyal VAR community. From the stage, the close to 744 channel partners in attendance heard about the latest ways to protect customers while ensuring IT is a business enabler, especially in light of the growing pervasiveness of ransomware.
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Today’s advanced threats are designed to evade detection. An explosion of zero-day threats challenges every one of us. In 2015 alone, our solutions blocked more than 8.19 billion attacks. And most recently, the onslaughts of ransomware attacks have escalated an environment of fear. How do you defend against unknown zero-day threats?
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It’s summertime, so that means Black Friday is only four months away. Some retailers like to get a head start on the event and offer special Black Friday deals during July as a means to generate some additional sales over the summer. There are also “Christmas in July” promotions. Most of us, however, will wait to make our purchases until the traditional start of the holiday shopping season in November.
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One of the most frightening IT nightmares is hearing employees say their mobile devices or laptops were lost or stolen. Cyber-attacks and mobile threats are at the highest they ever been and will continue soar. Customers large and small face cyber espionage. Today, at SonicWall Security PEAK16 – “Come for Knowledge.
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Today, we are so excited to be here at the Grand Hotel Excelsior in Valetta, Malta with more than 230 of our security-focused partners, for the annual SonicWall Security EMEA PEAK16 conference. This is SonicWall Security’s opportunity to affirm our commitment to our channel partners and to work together to protect our customers.
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