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It isn't hard to set up security for the wireless router in your basement. But securing wireless networks in a business environment is much more demanding.
Instead of calculating the costs of technology or staffing, consider this—how much will an attack cost the company if its network is not adequately protected?
Organizations today have a master data model to drive efficiencies in system design. How about a similar approach for the enterprise security program?
Sophos on Friday announced plans to acquire private network security firm Astaro for an undisclosed sum. Astaro, founded in 2000 and headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany and Wilmington, Mass., is the world's fourth largest provider of unified threat management (UTM) solutions, Sophos said in a news release. Such technology offers multiple security functions, including network, web, mail and web application protection, through a single platform. Astaro's portfolio will bolster Sophos' existing endpoint, mobile, email, web and data protection capabilities, the company said.
Solely relying on your vendors is a mistake, says Sourcefire's Matthew Olney.
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- Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace
- Wi-Fi warning! Study finds U.S. unaware of public Wi-fi risks