Redundant SD-WAN Links Can Help Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are becoming easier to launch, harder to stop and larger than ever, according to a new report from Deloitte Global. The consulting firm anticipates that more than 10 million such attacks will occur in 2017.

Gone are the days when low-level hackers used DDoS attacks to make a political statement or simply for their personal amusement.

9 Tips for Thwarting Emerging Threats

The security landscape is continually changing, and our last post described a few of the latest threats cybercriminals are employing in their efforts to compromise your networks and endpoints. As threats evolve, organizations must continue to employ a variety of strong countermeasures.

As Technology Evolves, So Do Threats

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, with mobile, cloud, analytics and other big initiatives driving significant shifts in the IT world. Rest assured that cybercriminals are doing their best to keep pace.

Security experts predict that malicious threat actors will differentiate their tactics in the coming months in order to capitalize on the changing technology landscape.

Balancing Security and Performance with Unified Threat Management, Part 2

In the previous post, we discussed why adoption of unified threat management (UTM) solutions is accelerating, particularly among small and midsize companies that need a holistic, easy-to-manage security solution. By combining multiple security features in a single appliance, UTM enables a defense-in-depth strategy without the need to deploy and manage multiple appliances.

Congratulations to Chris Whitfield on becoming a WatchGuard Certified System Professional

Please join me in congratulating our engineer, Chris Whitfield, on becoming a WatchGuard Certified System Professional.

The WatchGuard Certified System Professional-XTM (WCSP-XTM) exam certifies that individuals who pass the test are competent in the installation, configuration, management, and monitoring of a WatchGuard XTM device with Fireware XTM OS. The courseware and exam reference WatchGuard System Manager management software.

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