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August 06, 2009
Midmarket companies have little leverage in contractual negotiations with large managed security service providers, and should look toward smaller MSSPs for more flexibility in defining service level agreements.
July 06, 2009
Providers may be required to be compliant with PCI, but that doesn't liberate merchants from liability in the event of a breach.
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Editorial Director Michael S. Mimoso talks with the crew at analyst firm Securosis about how the company's research will target midsized companies. Continue Reading
Managed security services (MSS) is a systematic approach to managing an organization's security needs. Continue Reading
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The FortiGate security appliances. UTM security in a single device, good administrative interface and performances.Powered by IT Central Station
First things first Talking about FortiGate from Fortinet we are talking about a family of UTM (Unified Threat Management) appliances. This...Continue Reading
I found this device to be one of the most stable platforms that I have worked with, but paying a yearly maintenance fee for firmware updates is not worth it in my opinion.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: I love the GUI and the ability to edit rules on the fly without needing to save a configuration. This makes for a very quick...Continue Reading
Having a customizable, large dashboard would be good, however, it is very straightforward for a beginner to set up.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: Load balancing multi-WAN (High latency) Queues with CBQ algorithm Traffic shaper (limiter) Aliases for grouping anything VPN...Continue Reading
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Outsourcing security services forces midmarket IT organizations to ask tough questions about a provider's capabilities and business model. Continue Reading
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Mike Chapple looks at three ways to encrypt sensitive data while it's stored on portable media. Continue Reading
SaaS-based data backup cuts costs and management overhead, but you're not outsourcing your security responsibilities. Continue Reading
Hosted Web security services that analyze Web traffic for malware are an attractive alternative to on-premise Web security gateways. Continue Reading