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Network Security
Staff Report
Jul 21, 2017

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Product Reviews

Carbon Black Cb Defense

Verdict: For a mix of threat analysis and incident response – where the core of the alert is malware-based – this one demands your attention. The Carbon Black experience is obvious.

Comodo Advanced Endpoint Protection

Verdict: This is a strong product under the covers but with a few warts for users. None of those are show-stoppers, though, and you would do well to take a close look at it.

SC Magazine Recommended

CrowdStrike Falcon

Verdict: This is a very sophisticated but rather specialized tool for the endpoint. If you are a large organization or one with high-value information assets, this is well worth your time. For what it does, we know of no better tool available. We make this our cloud-based Recommended product.

SC Magazine Recommended

Cylance CylancePROTECT with CylanceOPTICS

Verdict: If you are using CylancePROTECT this is a no-brainer. If you are not, it’s a good reason to consider it. Because CylancePROTECT is one of our SC Lab Approved products, it already has our highest rating, but we are naming the OPTICS add-on Recommended for the value that it adds ...

Whitepapers

Bug Bounty Programs – Not a Quick Fix

Application security testing is becoming increasingly important to get right. This report highlights why bug bounty programs, while helpful and important, should not be used as a...

How to Ensure You're Not Part of the Next Botnet

This paper explains why botnet attacks are so successful, how a typical infection takes place and what security systems your organization should have in place to defend against botnet...

SC Media eBook on Incident Response

This eBook looks at the first 9 essential steps you need to take immediately upon finding a breach. Miss one of these steps and you could be looking at long-term problems.

Why Retailers Are Losing The Fight Against Online Counterfeiting

Farsight and DomainTools security researchers reveal how cybercriminals are exploiting the Domain Name System (DNS) to commit fraud.