Tag: sonicwall capture

Malware never sleeps. Threat actors and criminal organizations are relentless in testing, optimizing and deploying exploit kits that target businesses and organizations across the globe. August 2017 was no different.

In fact, the month presented SonicWall’s network sandbox, Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), with a few milestones.

First, the Capture ATP service celebrated its first anniversary protecting customer systems across the globe.

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  • More than 18,000 partners register for SecureFirst, with 5,000 partners new to SonicWall
  • More than 25,000 hours of training have been completed through SonicWall University, along with over 51,000 successful exams — More than doubling its inaugural first-quarter results
  • SonicWall wins more than 21 industry awards in the past ten months for its strategy, portfolio and leadership

PRESS RELEASE – September 14, 2017

Santa Clara, Calif.

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Updated June 28, 2017

As I type this, news reports continue to roll in about yet the latest massive global ransomware attack. This time, the payload appears to be a ransomware called Petya. SonicWall Capture Labs identified the original Petya variants in 2016. However, this time it appears to be delivered by Eternal Blue, one of the exploits that was leaked from the NSA back in April.

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PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 29, 2017

  • Registered SecureFirst channel partners reach 10,000 in 150 days since SonicWall became an independent company with 20 percent of partners new to SonicWall
  • SonicWall University enables partners to address new cybersecurity threats and the skills gap facing small and medium-size businesses
  • Global marketing programs introduced to enable channel partners to address key new cyber threats including ransomware, encrypted communications (SSL/TLS) and email threats

Santa Clara, Calif.

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Email Security 9.0

Ransomware attacks in 2016 grew by 167x year-over-year to 638 million. As today’s malware and ransomware pose ever evolving malicious, zero-day threats, organizations need to defend their network’s beyond their perimeters. SonicWall introduces a powerful defense: the new SonicWall Email Security 9.0 integrates with our award-winning Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Service.

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What would happen if you gathered five days of newly discovered malware and unleashed it upon an end-point protected by SonicWall?

I have been working with SonicWall firewalls for 10 years, and I was beta testing SonicWall Capture as part of my role here as an escalation engineer. Since we are big believers in drinking our own champagne, I was testing on my home network.

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