In my 12+ years as an engineer at Cerdant, I have seen bandwidth management be one of the most effective, and most underutilized, tools available to administrators for managing network performance. Today, bandwidth is more affordable than ever, which has made it easy to just upgrade to a higher speed to solve network performance issues, … Continue reading “Taking Control of Your Network with Bandwidth Management”
Have you ever been looking over your SonicWall logs and reports and thought, “I wonder who was at IP 192.168.1.56 streaming YouTube all day?” Or maybe you have wondered what user at IP 10.10.10.152 tripped the Gateway Anti-Virus signature AdvancedKeyLogger.M (Trojan). Had you been using the built in SonicWall feature, Single Sign On (SSO), you … Continue reading “SonicWall Single Sign On: End the “Who is that IP” Guessing Game!”
A Cerdant engineer discovered a new variant of Locky Ransomware, Diablo6, and then tested it against Cylance and SonicWall Capture ATP.
The Development of Today’s Malware A major challenge of network security is that it’s easier now more than ever to create malware that has never been seen before, thus bypassing traditional signature-based detection. Hackers can easily repackage their threats and launch them again once they have been detected and signatures created. The rapid increase in … Continue reading “Preventing Today’s Malware”
Advanced threats such as zero-day exploits and custom malware are on the rise. Today, cyber criminals exploit holes in vulnerable software affecting organizations of every size.
Encryption is a powerful tool for keeping communications private, but it can also put your data at risk. It creates a blind spot in the defenses of a firewall which reduces the effectiveness of malware detection.
SonicWALL Capture Service extends firewall threat protection to detect and prevent zero-day attacks.