The problem with firewalls

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:01:55 +0000

Why “more of the same” is no longer an option.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44406&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/eoDqNplHBV8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of December 4, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:45:44 +0000

It snowed in Austin, Texas last night. It’s not a big deal for those of you who live in areas where you’re used to snow, but for those of us who are native Texans, it’s a big deal. Funny enough, I had scheduled a maintenance appointment for later today to make sure our heater is…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of November 27, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:19:10 +0000

Earlier this week, we announced the rebranding of the Trend Micro TippingPoint Advanced Threat Protection product family. Starting January 1, 2018, the TippingPoint Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) product family will be renamed to Trend Micro Deep Discovery (DD). All functionality will remain the same. Migrating from Advanced Threat Protection to Deep Discovery Customers who purchased…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of November 20, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:10:15 +0000

It’s that time of year again, when many will gather with their families, eat way too much, and catch those crazy Black Friday sales. I’ve been seeing “Black Friday” sales for almost two weeks now. Cyber Monday, which falls on the Monday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, is probably going to be coupled with news…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of November 13, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:46:19 +0000

The dreaded white, blank screen in Microsoft Word is taunting me, with its blinking cursor asking for words to be written. Just when I thought I wouldn’t get any inspiration for this week’s blog, inspiration came to me from beyond through our late CTO Raimund Genes. Earlier this week, the third annual Trend Micro Capture…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of November 6, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:36:42 +0000

I started a 14-day detox this week that eliminates common food allergens and hormones. It’s going to be two weeks of no fun, but it’s good to give your body a little reset. Plus, I’ll be done just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Eliminating toxins from your body can be compared to eliminating threats…

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Trend Micro TippingPoint 8400TX Threat Protection System Receives “Recommended” Rating from NSS Labs

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:50:55 +0000

Cybersecurity team working together at a computer workstationOrganizations today are faced with an unenviable task: meeting market demands for continuous innovation and growth while keeping key systems and data safe from a growing range of cyber threats. To add to this already monumental task, it must all be done without disrupting network performance or having to sacrifice security for performance. This is…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of October 30, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:00:09 +0000

Competition is inherent in our DNA. At a basic level, we compete for things like water and food. We also take it up a level and compete for wealth, fame and power. Some compete to be the best in sports, like my Houston Astros winning the 2017 World Series, and others compete to be the…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of October 23, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:00:32 +0000

Just like Bugs Bunny wears disguises to avert his enemies, there’s another “wascally” rabbit causing trouble in the form of ransomware. Bad Rabbit is the latest ransomware campaign hitting Eastern European countries with what looks like a variant of the Petya/NotPetya ransomware. Bad Rabbit spreads via fake Adobe Flash updates and also leverages some of…

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XG Firewall v17. Sleep easy.

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:04:01 +0000

v17 combines a breakthrough in network visibility with improvements to our industry leading protection and outstanding user experience. It could be the firewall of your dreams.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43495&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/RIIvDOniy80″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of October 16, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:29:23 +0000

Various forms of fuzzing techniques that search for vulnerabilities in software programs have been around for several decades, but it can a tedious task, especially when looking at an entire enterprise application. Earlier this week, Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) vulnerability researcher Abdul-Aziz Hariri published a blog detailing how to fuzz the image conversion feature of…

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