11 COOL THINGS YOUR SONICWALL FIREWALL CAN DO!!

11 COOL THINGS YOUR SONICWALL FIREWALL CAN DO!! 1st cool thing: Control the applications allowed on the network. 2nd cool thing: Manage the bandwidth for critical applications. Many mission-critical applications, such as Live Meeting, Salesforce.com® and SharePoint®, are cloud-based, or run across geographically dispersed networks. Ensuring that these applications have priority over unproductive web surfing…

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DEFEATING ENCRYPTED THREATS

State of encrypted traffic Hackers have expanded their craft to use SSL traffic to obfuscate their attacks and malware from security systems. 97% of surveyed enterprises are seeing an increase in encrypted web traffic. 130% increase in threats using TLS/SSL connections in 2016 over 2014. 41% of malware is hidden in SSL traffic. 80% of…

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Cyber-attack strategy #2| Infect networks with different forms of malware

Cyber-criminals use different types of attack vectors and malware to compromise networks. The five most typical types are viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware and ransomware. Computer viruses were originally spread through the sharing of infected floppy disks. As technology evolved, so too did the distribution method. Today, viruses are commonly spread through file sharing, web downloads and…

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