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August 20, 2019
Borderless networks present new challenges for security pros. Andrew Froehlich explains how this trend makes patch management even more important.
August 05, 2015
Data science can sort through huge data stores in order to find and stop advanced attackers and malware, but new methods are needed to make sure the machine learning keeps up with evolving threats.
June 03, 2015
In its 2015 Security Report, Check Point Software has found adversaries are exploiting the ease of creating unknown malware to boost the chance of a successful attack, and sandboxing adoption may be the best way to mitigate risk.
May 21, 2015
A new study shows enterprises with security analytics are confident in their threat detection capabilities, while those without are overwhelmed by copious false positives and alerts.
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The WannaCry TCP port 445 exploit returned the spotlight to Microsoft's long-abused networking port. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend against such attacks. Continue Reading
Even as vendors improve IDS by incorporating both anomaly-based IDS and signature-based IDS, understanding the difference will aid intrusion protection decisions. Continue Reading
Snort is one of the industry's top network intrusion detection tools, but plenty of other open source alternatives are available. Discover new and old favorites for packet sniffing and more. Continue Reading