With 72% of all Internet users on social networks, there is no doubt about the power of social media. From a personal standpoint, networks such as Facebook allow me to stay connected with family members and long distance friends, while brands find value in connecting with potential customers and market stakeholders online. Companies of all […]

Are your customers tired of paying high Internet connectivity prices due to a 99.999% uptime guarantee?  This week in our Firewall Chat blog series let’s look how McAfee Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) can provide your customers the ability to meet this 99.999% uptime while reducing their Internet connectivity costs. In basketball great point guards keep […]

The demands between physical, virtual, public and private clouds change faster than actual clouds do. As organizations adapt to these changes, they face the Sisyphean task of securing and hardening their networks from external agents. And therein lies the problem: companies conscious of the cloud’s benefits are hesitant to adopt cost-saving virtualization because of security […]

Even if you do not experience the extreme cases, such as the 90% variation in traffic volume that Netflix experiences every day, or the one million new users per day growth rate of WhatsApp, virtualization is taking over your data center. Virtual instances of servers, storage, and networks all offer greater scalability, flexibility, and manageability, […]

Over the weekend, several popular online gaming services were taken down by a group of hackers. The hackers, going by the moniker “Lizard Squad,” used a distributed denial-of-service attack to flood top gaming networks with a wave of illegitimate traffic. Luckily, it doesn’t look like any data was stolen during this attack—but it did interrupt […]