Deploying Effective Microsegmentation To Protect Connected Devices

The volume and severity of cybersecurity threats against your network are increasing. Key incentives fueling these attacks include the exfiltration of personal data, trade secrets, valuable research data, and other confidential information that can be sold or traded on the black market. Commandeering systems for ransom or disrupting services to tarnish an organization’s reputation to […]

Changing Compliance Mandates Drive an Urgent Need for Inline Security Solutions

Take a minute to see how one premier financial institution used better visibility to meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) — avoiding fines up to $10,000 per day. This case study, Changing Compliance Mandates Drive an Urgent Need for Inline Security Solutions, demonstrates how end-to-end control of the company’s data sources […]

Ixia’s Application and Threat Intelligence (ATI) Research Center to Improve Network Security and Performance

Ixia knows tests, how applications should perform, and security. We have deep knowledge concerning the challenges of maintaining a network solution that facilitates high-speed data moving through a network, along with the security and performance issues which inevitably arise. That is why we created the ATI Research Center, an elite group of top application and […]

Patch Management: Your Biggest Ally in the War Against Cybercrime

A majority of attacks take advantage of outdated systems and third-party applications, exploiting known vulnerabilities. On May 24, 2019, threat intelligence company, GreyNoise, announced that it had started to detect scans that were looking for Windows systems with the BlueKeep vulnerability. Although no attacks have exploited it yet, it is vital to close the Blue-Keep […]

Top 10 Most Important National Cyber Security Awareness Tips and Tricks for Anyone

Don’t click on direct links (in emails, text messages, etc.), especially those that are asking you to enter sensitive information. It’s best to go directly to the source. Don’t overshare on social media. These details can provide hackers with your location, ammunition to craft spear phishing attacks, and answers to security questions. Think before you […]

How to Protect IaaS from Cloud-Native Data Breaches

Data breaches in the cloud don’t look like the typical infiltrate-with-malware and exfiltrate data type of attacks we see on-premises. Cloud-Native Breaches typically do not use malware, instead exploiting errors in cloud configuration to land the attack, then expand to sensitive data, and exfiltrate using built-in features of cloud platforms. 99% of these configuration errors, […]