My Latest Gartner Research: Market Trends: Advanced Threat Protection Appliances, Worldwide, 2012

Advanced threat protection appliances are largely a complementary technology rather than a replacement of endpoint or signature-based protection solutions. Similar to past deployments of intrusion prevention appliances, many customers that deploy advanced threat protection products …

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Malware Distributors Use Fake Amazon Shipment notice

Just received a new malware distribution targeting my personal email account. The email looks fairly legitimate at first look, however using a mouseover it is easy to see that the link to the website links in the email are to “rabbitpressinc.com” and NOT amazon. I didn’t click the link so I was unable to determine what the website was distributing but users should avoid clicking on links in the email and generally only use manual browser URL entry rather than clicking links in emails to avoid infection through email.


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My Latest Gartner Research: Market Trends: Next-Generation Enterprise Network Firewalls, Worldwide, 2012

… create demand for organizations to deploy and configure firewalls for network segmentation and networkaccess control for in-scope … fabrics. Some organizations that deploy next-generation enterprise networkfirewalls realize they can utilize their application control technology … cost-optimization goals continue to examine the latest network firewall technologies and their ability to provide cost savings. …

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My Latest Gartner Research – User Survey Analysis: Security Adoption Priorities of Leading and Lagging Security Programs in North America

Upon review of Gartner’s North American survey data, four distinct organization profiles were discovered based on their adoption level of security technology. These customer adoption profiles — leaders, established, intermediates and laggards — have defining characteristics that technology …

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