Posts Tagged 'firewall'

Organizations must adopt a new way of thinking about safeguarding sensitive data from theft and unauthorized exfiltration. The recent slew of high profile data breaches has prompted organizations to harden network perimeter defenses with the latest security technologies. In response, some cybercriminals are shifting their focus toward the human element, with phishing and social engineering […]

Earlier this year, General Keith Alexander—then head of the National Security Agency—said cybercrime is “the greatest transfer of wealth in history.” Our own cybercrime reports support that assertion: cybercrime costs the global economy anywhere from 300 billion to 1 trillion dollars annually. But the organizations and enterprises standing to lose the most in this theft […]

Enterprise IT security systems were traditionally set up around the concept of a firewall. It’s an apt term – firewall – because it generates images of a complete defense against a threat-filled world. Everything you want to allow inside your IT environment is allowed to pass, while everything hostile to it is kept outside. Occasionally […]