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ESP regkey

by: Elena Garrett

Network Micro-Segmentation vs. Traditional Network Segmentation

What is network micro-segmentation? How is it different from what most companies do now? How does micro-segmentation affect network security? Let's explore!

Micro-segmentation in cyber security

Most companies today use network-dependent segmentation. A traditional approach to network security was built around a strong network perimeter defense and utilized concepts like subnets, ports, protocols, and...

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ESP regkey

by: Elena Garrett

Augmenting your patch management strategy

According to Microsoft Security Report 2017, hackers and malicious intruders know that nearly all organizations are vulnerable, and often first reach for the lowest-hanging fruit: exploitable weaknesses in legitimate applications. Nearly 21 thousand vulnerabilities for wired and wireless devices were identified in 2017 alone, and a large number of them will trigger a patch of some soft to be issued. With so many vulnerabilities ...

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ESP regkey

by: Elena Garrett

TLS security assurance and audit preparation with ESP

From SSL to TLS

The migration from SSL /Early TLS to TLS 1.2 and 1.3 is currently underway. The PCI Security Standards Council made the requirement for the migration official in PCI DSS v3.2.1. Microsoft announced the end of support for TLS1.0 and 1.1 in Office 365 as of October 31, 2018. Services like DigiCert, ZenDesk, and Salesforce have pulled support for those protocols during 2018, as well. Chrome, Edge, IE, F...

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