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Top 10 Cloud Security Tools in 2024

Top 10 Cloud Security Tools in 2024

Cloud growth continues with domains like the cloud storage market expected to grow ~3x from 2023 to 2029. With the majority of enterprises relying mostly on the cloud, cloud security is almost synonymous with cybersecurity. Therefore cloud security includes a broad range of categories.

Apr 58 min read
UTM vs NGFW in 2024: Which One to Choose? 

UTM vs NGFW in 2024: Which One to Choose? 

Figure 1: Unified threat management (UTM) vs next-generation firewalls (NGFW) Network security is imperative for all organizations since 45% of experts see cyber incidents as the most feared source of commercial interruption.

Apr 55 min read
Phishing vs Whaling in 2024: 6 Key Differences

Phishing vs Whaling in 2024: 6 Key Differences

Phishing attacks are rising, and there’s no sign they’ll stop anytime soon. In 2023, ~300,000 phishing attack incidents were reported to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) in the U.S., with a 100+% increase compared to the incidents reported (114, 702) in 2019.

Apr 59 min read
Firewall Management: Challenges and 8 Best Practices in 2024

Firewall Management: Challenges and 8 Best Practices in 2024

Firewalls are the cornerstone of network security, acting as gatekeepers that regulate traffic and protect against cyber threats. Effective firewall management is crucial for maintaining a resilient network security. This article analyzes various aspects of firewall management, including the importance, key components, and best practices.

Apr 45 min read
Firewall Audit Logs: Analysis and 6 Steps for Improvement in 2024

Firewall Audit Logs: Analysis and 6 Steps for Improvement in 2024

Firewall logging is essential for monitoring, analyzing, and auditing network traffic to detect potential security threats and attacks at an early stage. In the realm of cybersecurity, the management and analysis of firewall audit logs play a pivotal role in fortifying network defenses and upholding regulatory standards.

Apr 45 min read
Key Components of Firewall Compliance: Guidance in 2024

Key Components of Firewall Compliance: Guidance in 2024

The anticipated cost of cyber attacks globally was projected to reach nearly $10 trillion in 2024. The average worldwide cost of a data breach is ~$5 million. To avoid these costs, ensuring robust network security is paramount for organizations. Conducting comprehensive firewall audits is one of the cornerstone strategies for fortifying network security.

Mar 296 min read
Top 4 Microsoft System Center Alternatives in 2024 

Top 4 Microsoft System Center Alternatives in 2024 

Network security statistics show that data breaches exposed over 6 million data records globally during the first quarter of 2023. Companies that deal with complex security rules and firewall assessment methods, each with different requirements, may find it difficult to manage network security policies that will prevent the IT environment from data breaches.

Apr 126 min read
Top 8 Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) Features in 2024

Top 8 Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) Features in 2024

The network security statistics show that the number of incidents in North America increased from 23% of all cases in 2021 to 25% in 2022. The U.S. accounted for 80% of the North American region’s cybercrime. Recent security incidents in the U.S.

Apr 26 min read
Most Common Cyber Attack Vectors in 2024 & How to Prevent Them

Most Common Cyber Attack Vectors in 2024 & How to Prevent Them

The cyber attack disruption levels have surged by 200% in the last five years, compared to 4% from 2011 to 2016. The rise of cyber attacks is alarming since damage to information systems can harm processes, assets, individuals, and organizations by exploiting vulnerabilities that violate information security.

Apr 29 min read
Top 3 Zscaler Alternatives in 2024: User Review Based Analysis

Top 3 Zscaler Alternatives in 2024: User Review Based Analysis

Zscaler is a provider of cloud security solutions, specializing in enterprise-level cloud security services. The data security company has offerings on secure internet access, secure remote access, digital experience, data protection and posture control. This article aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of Zscaler internet access and its alternatives.

Mar 255 min read