Attacks have many phases. Before launching, the attacker needs to stage internet infrastructure to support each phase. Two early phases are to redirect or link to a malicious web domain or send a malicious email attachment. For the former, most attacks leverage exploit kits (e.g. Angler) as the first stage before dropping the final payload. Cisco Umbrella effectively blocks initial exploit and phishing domains.
Unlike appliances, our cloud security platform protects devices both on and off the corporate network. Unlike agents, the DNS layer protection extends to every device connected to the network — even IoT. Umbrella truly is the easiest and fastest layer of security to deploy everywhere.
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Why organizations use Umbrella:
The easiest and fastest security you'll ever deploy.
- There is no hardware to install or software to manually update.
- For the first time, adding security won’t add any additional latency.
- Our endpoint footprint is one-quarter the size of antivirus because everything happens in the cloud, and when a new version is available, it automatically updates without reboots.
To find out more about how Cisco Umbrella can help your business download this Solution Brief today.
Your users, especially when working outside of the office, no longer need to always connect to the corporate network to get work done. They often connect directly to SaaS apps. And, let’s face it, employees also don’t turn on the VPN if they’re using their work laptop for personal use — which means they’re left with very little security protection.
Plus, many organizations are now using direct internet connections at branch offices, which means employees and guest users don’t get the protection of your traditional security stack. Not only are more offices connecting directly to the internet — it’s estimated that 70% of branch offices already have some direct internet access — but attackers recognize these weak points in their targets and have started exploiting them more.
To solve these new challenges, security controls must also shift to the cloud. This in-depth white paper describes how security must evolve to protect users anywhere they access the internet.
In today’s market, discrete manufacturers must stay focused on traditional objectives — increasing uptime and throughput in the plant and closely managing costs throughout their operations. At the same time, they must also create and offer more integrated products and services and even new business models to enhance the customer experience. These new offerings incorporate increasing amounts of technology — including Internet of Things. Indeed, by 2018, nearly one-third of industry leaders will be disrupted by competitors that are digitally-enabled. For manufacturers, this IDC white paper examines the current and future Internet of Things (IoT) imperative for the following discrete manufacturing industries: automotive, aerospace and defense, high tech, and industrial machinery. We highlight IoT-enabled scenarios — those possible both now and in an Industry 4.0 future with smart manufacturing.
Securing your infrastructure, your customer interactions and protecting
your data are critical to preserving your reputation and your bottom
line. Many cyber attacks remain undetected for up to eight months1
and can cost an organization an average of 11 million USD.2
Today’s cyber actors are becoming more sophisticated, agile and capable
of getting past any network security. Organizations must evolve, replacing
traditional defensive security strategies with a proactive, intelligence-driven
offense to prevent and disrupt these threats.
IBM® i2® Enterprise Insight Analysis is a next generation intelligence
solution that enables organizations to incorporate cyber threat hunting
into their security strategy and turn their defense into a proactive
offense.It helps organizations uncover critical insights about their
threats and threat actors so they can mitigate and counter more threats
with a combination of multi-dimensional visualte analysis capabilities
Cybercriminals are creating and deploying new threats every day that are more destructive than ever before. While you may have more people devoted to IT security, established businesses like yours are vulnerable to a wider array of attacks. To keep your organization safe, it's imperative to stay at least a few steps ahead of the bad guys. Do you know where the threats are coming from?
Unlike Wi-Fi access, 3G mobile broadband is available anywhere users have a mobile phone signal-from. From taxis, to trains, to remote stretches of road - your workforce will have access to critical data. If your company is even considering about deploying mobile broadband to its workforce, read this guide now!
Social and technological changes are transforming the nature of network traffic, raising network costs and performance issues. Learn how to proactively manage the WAN as new Web protocols, consumer and corporate video and cloud-delivered applications become mainstream.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
How does Patagonia create its enviable culture for 2,500 employees across the world,
achieve a 4 percent corporate turnover, and manage to provide on-site childcare?
We sat down with Dean Carter, Patagonia’s head of Shared Services for Finance, HR, and Legal, to find
out what life is like at the “un-company” and learn Patagonia’s secret for HR success.
"Storage system architectures are moving away from monolithic scale-up approaches and adopting scale-out storage – providing a powerful and flexible way to respond to the inevitable data growth and data management challenges in today’s environments. With extensive data growth demands, there needs to be an increase in the levels of storage and application availability, performance, and scalability.
Access this technical report that provides an overview of NetApp clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 and shows how it incorporates industry-leading unified architecture, non-disruptive operations, proven storage efficiency, and seamless scalability."
Attacks today incorporate increasingly sophisticated methods of social engineering and client-side software manipulation to exfiltrate data without detection. Some attackers leverage so-called spearphishing to entice employees to give up access information and spread their attacks to other enterprise systems; others use password crackers against compromised applications in order to gain further access rights to the network. The attackers might also set up channels for command and control communications with the compromised systems, as in the case of the Zeus or SpyEye bot infections.
The exact number of AETs is unknown, but there may be hundreds of millions. To defend against AETs, your network security should incorporate seven critical features into your next gen firewall. Get this free report today.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Apr 13, 2015
They say content is king. But if your content isn’t protected, it’s a king with no clothes.
The proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace, and the availability of cloud services designed for consumers, can lead to improper sharing of corporate data. Information that leaves your firewalls can live forever, and without adequate protection, can end up in the wrong hands.
This report by Ovum takes a look at the challenges of information security and explores how a new generation of Information Rights Management (IRM) technology directly addresses the most critical concerns.
Key topics include:
• The threat posed by Dropbox and other consumer-grade FSS providers
• The need for lifetime control of information and content
• The ability to perform audits, and locate files, anywhere, and who accessed them
• How next-generation IRM technology is available to add a new layer of security to every file
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Apr 13, 2015
The truth is that they can get a lot worse – and no one is immune. Your company’s data has never been at greater risk.
There is no doubt that 2014 was a dire year for many organizations, as they failed to properly protect their computer systems and the data held upon them.
As if it wasn’t bad enough keeping on top of new zero-day vulnerabilities, targeted attacks, and revelations of state-sponsored espionage, users are potentially exposing companies’ most important data by not following best practices and using consumer-grade cloud services that aren’t built with enterprise needs in mind.
An ever more mobile workforce wants to work on their files remotely but may be taking dangerous risks with sensitive corporate data at the same time.
In this white paper, we detail some of the biggest computer security threats of the last year and offer some predictions on what we can expect to see in 2015.
The Dyre family of banking malware is back in the news after researchers recently observed that the malware incorporated tricks to avoid detection in malware sandboxes. Previously, Dyre was most notable for targeting high value bank accounts, including business accounts, and incorporating sophisticated social engineering components to overcome the 2-factor authentication used by most banks.
This is a time of rapid and dramatic progress in the cloud communications landscape. New technological innovations help companies incorporate location-independent systems, allowing workers to collaborate and communicate wherever they may be. And all signs indicate this is only the beginning, with the industry poised for unprecedented growth.
In fact, as enterprise software moves to the cloud, the traditional unified communications space is having its own dramatic shift. The consumer experiences from Snapchat to Instagram to Facebook among other consumer technologies—are changing the expectations for communications. New models for collaboration and engagement, supported by big data and the cloud, provide a whole new world of opportunities.
Gartner projects almost 4 in 10 organizations will rely exclusively on BYOD by 2016, and 85 percent of businesses will allow some level of BYOD by 2020. If enterprises want peace of mind with regard to the security of their data and systems, they must understand employee perceptions and practices. Blurred lines between personal and work use impacts security and puts corporate data at risk.
For decades, learning in a corporate environment consisted of a day or a week of classroom-based training. However, technological advances delivered on the promise of a more complex learning protocol with automated, virtual, and experiential elements. At Connections 2014, SilkRoad’s annual user conference, a panel of learning professionals convened to discuss five major learning themes this year, including integration, mobility, engagement, compliance, and analytics.
It’s a new day for corporate training and those who manage learning functions. Today, traditional training programs aren’t enough to meet growing demands for better company performance, consistent compliance, changing employee expectations, and cost control.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Apr 06, 2016
A Harvard Business Review Analytics Services White Paper
Finance is constantly tested to keep pace in today’s business environment. To keep up, planning needs to become a continuous process that spans departmental boundaries and enables managers to collectively realign resources to respond to market changes.
Organizations must streamline disparate sales and operational planning with traditional financial planning and analysis by using technology to connect people, data, and processes across the organization.
Download this white paper to discover the three steps to moving towards finance-led integrated business planning recommended by the Harvard Business Review.
Leveraging analytics to drive business growth is top-of-mind for corporate (C-Suite) leaders, prompting HR executives to take a more strategic, data-driven approach to workforce management. Learn the art and science of combining workforce data, business data and IT expertise together to allow HR departments to make more effective and efficient decisions about people.
Maintaining a smooth, user-friendly, and even fun talent acquisition process is imperative to aligning a retailers employer brand with a positive corporate public identity. Find out how savvy retailers are balancing cutting-edge technologies with the basics to juggle three key talent initiatives: quickly hiring seasonal talent, engaging and retaining younger and older associates alike, and expanding their presence into new locations.