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Web Application Firewall Goes Hybrid to Amp Up DDoS Defenses

IT Toolbox

DDoS solution has emerged as a promising approach to protecting internet-facing assets from attack. The post Web Application Firewall Goes Hybrid to Amp Up DDoS Defenses appeared first on Spiceworks. Let's explore why organizations should embrace a hybrid WAF strategy.

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The Changing Cybersecurity Landscape: Security Analyst Skills Needed

Association of Information Technology Professional

Over the past six years, the internet has gotten more dangerous, and organizations can no longer rely on traditional security tools to protect their networks. They need skilled IT pros to complement the security offered by firewalls and software.

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Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall


Cognitio has been evaluating the new Verisign DNS Firewall along with its Recursive DNS service for the last several weeks. Verisign has leveraged its industry leading DNS capabilities and unmatched technical ability in the DNS arena to develop the Verisign DNS Firewall offering.

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Why bother with firewalls?

IT Toolbox

I get the purpose of firewalls. Every modern operating system has firewalls installed by default these days and even the average modem has a firewall built in. They are supposed to block people and connections from doing things they are not supposed to do.

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Palo Alto Networks debuts cloud-native firewall service for AWS

Venture Beast

Palo Alto Networks has unveiled a new cloud-native firewall service for Amazon Web Services (AWS), aiming to simplify cloud network security. Read More.

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Hacked Florida Water Plant Reportedly Had No Firewall and Poor Password Security


Recent updates from government authorities claim the facility did not have some basic network protections—including a firewall. The water plant in Oldsmar, Fla. targeted by a hacker in a horrifying cyberattack last week is said to have exhibited very weak IT security practices. Read more.

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China Is Said to Close Major Hole in its Great Internet Firewall

Data Center Knowledge

1, people familiar with the matter said, thereby shutting a major window to the global internet. (Bloomberg) — China’s government has told telecommunications carriers to block individuals’ access to virtual private networks by Feb. Beijing has ordered state-run telecommunications firms, which.

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