Cloud computing: Security threats and next-generation firewalls

Cloud computing encompasses an increasingly broad array of uses from applications to data services, virtualization, software and platform as a service. However, instead of viewing the cloud as the utopia IT architecture for all enterprises, the cloud is in fact one of multiple options towards a more efficient, responsive and available IT infrastructure. Rather than […]

CISO study: mobile security is most deployed technology

IBM has released insights from the 2013 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment, looking in depth at three areas impacting security leaders, including business practices, technology maturity and measurement capabilities. The study leverages the know-how from experienced security leaders to outline a set of leading practices to help define the role of the security officer.  As emerging […]

WatchGuard introduces Big Data visibility tools and data loss prevention in latest product

WatchGuard Technologies has announced WatchGuard Dimension, a zero-install, public and private cloud-ready network security visibility solution. WatchGuard Dimension will come standard with the company’s flagship Unified Threat Management (UTM) platform and provides a suite of visibility and reporting tools that instantly isolates and distills actionable security issues and trends, speeding network professionals’ ability to set […]