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WatchGuard and Leader Systems launch pay-as-you-go firewall
The service, now generally available, lets customers and resellers choose their pricing model, from either up-front purchases or a pay-as-you-go model.
WatchGuard releases firewall appliances for home and SMBs
The Firebox T Series appliances offer heightened HTTPS throughput, advanced security services, integrated SD-WAN, PoE and more.
Video: Security for the modern organisation with VMware
Ingram Micro NZ VMware BDM Adam Saunders explains VMware’s solutions for end to end security, from the device to the data centre and cloud.
Cisco ASA firewall users urged to patch systems now
Since early January 2020, the number of internet-accessible Cisco ASA devices considered vulnerable has jumped from 170,000 to 220,000.
Fortinet launches new enterprise network firewall
It is engineered to enable an innovative, security-driven networking approach that seamlessly integrates networking with security.
Fortinet updates FortiOS & launches next-gen firewall product
Fortinet has recently released updates to its FortiOS cybersecurity platform, as well as a new FortiGate next-generation firewall product to its portfolio.
Fortinet extends integration with Amdocs to better empower service providers
This integration brings an extensible orchestration solution to service providers, according to Fortinet.
VyOS offering pro bono network subscriptions to those affected by bushfires
VyOS is an open-source network OS that provides a wide range of features for any network, from a small business to an Internet service provider worldwide.
Organisations still not getting cybersecurity fundamentals right - Wavelink
Research shows that nearly 60% of organisations that suffered a data breach in the two years between 2016 and 2018 fell victim to a known vulnerability with patches available.
Multi-cloud networks: Reseller opportunities with Fortinet
Securing your client’s multi-cloud environments can provide sustainable revenue streams for your business.
NSS Labs recommends WatchGuard firewall for third year
NSS Labs testing focuses on the main differentiators for next generation firewall (NGFW) products: security, performance/functionality and cost.
Palo Alto Networks introduces new cloud security suite
It aims to be the new benchmark in cloud security, transforming the cloud journey by simplifying access, data protection, and application security.
Barracuda launches bot protection feature for firewall offerings
Bots have evolved from using simple scripts to using sophisticated tactics such as headless browsers and machine learning to break through traditional application security defences.
Data centre disruptor up $110m in funding
Guardicore plans to use funding to fuel company growth and disrupt the firewall and data centre security space.
Firewall best practices to block ransomware - Sophos
Companies can’t see what’s happening on their endpoint devices, leaving them struggling to prevent attacks or even knowing how and when they happened.
Palo Alto releases new, feature-rich firewall
Palo Alto is calling it the ‘fastest-ever next-generation firewall’ with integrated cloud-based DNS Security service to stop attacks.
Symantec and Fortinet partner for integration
The partnership will deliver essential security controls across endpoint, network, and cloud environments.
Ramping up security with next-gen firewalls
The classic firewall lacked the ability to distinguish between different kinds of web traffic.
Pitfalls to avoid when configuring cloud firewalls
Flexibility and granularity of security controls is good but can still represent a risk for new cloud adopters that don’t recognise some of the configuration pitfalls.
CERT NZ highlights rise of unauthorised access incidents
“In one case, the attacker gained access and tracked the business’s emails for at least six months. They gathered extensive knowledge of the business’s billing cycles."
Palo Alto Networks integrates RedLock and VM-Series with AWS Security Hub
AWS Security Hub is designed to provide users with a comprehensive view of their high-priority security alerts and compliance status.
Juniper simplifies data integration to improve threat detection
Updates to the Juniper Advanced Threat Prevention Appliances leverage third-party firewalls and security data sources.
APRA Prudential Standard CPS 234: How to communicate with the board
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s standard, CPS 234, is aimed at minimising the threat of cyber attacks for APRA-regulated entities.
NeuVector adds additional features to Kubernetes security platform
NeuVector, which also offers next-generation container firewall, says the additions will stop vulnerable images from deploying into Kubernetes production environments.