Network security at many organizations has moved beyond "four walls." The traditional methods that used signature-based security technologies to lock down network perimeters to protect against threats from Internet connectivity and malicious traffic are no longer enough. Networks have changed – and so must your approach to securing them.
In our Network Security 101 essential guide, we highlight four themes:
- Network security best practices
- Network access control
- Network intrusion detection
- Wireless network security
The critical role of network security monitoring
From Heartbleed to FREAK, criminals continually exploit low-hanging fruit by finding new bugs in widely deployed software and old gaps that resurface in new technologies. Effectively spotting and stopping these evolving network threats requires not just vigilance, but new approaches.