iboss Network Security Tracks Data Flow to Predict and Prevent Corporate Security Threats
iboss Network Security, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced availability of the industry’s first advanced behavioral analysis of data flows to identify and mitigate network security threats. The new functionality, built into iboss Network Security’s Secure Web Gateway platform, delivers unmatched visibility, which allows enterprises to detect threats through anomalies in data movement in and out of the network.
ATM Time Bomb
The clock is ticking down to April 8 when Microsoft will cease to issue security updates for Microsoft XP. The bad news for credit unions is that virtually all of their ATMs run on XP, multiple sources told Credit Union Times.
Small Businesses Hit With $3 Billion In New Outlays By XP Support Removal
More than $3 billion dollars will be sucked out of small and medium sized businesses (SMB) as a result of Microsoft’s decision to end support for XP-based systems.
Top 5 high-tech health trends to watch in 2014
As the world of mHealth continues to grow, so does the sundry of medical apps, programs, gadgets and gear being created as a result of the technological-health push. It is no doubt that the release of Nike’s FuelBand and the Fitbit, the market it projected to grow 100 million units by the end of 2014 alone.
Is Target a Victim of SSL Accelerators?
The recent retail chain exploits have caused millions of personal and financial records to fall into the wrong hands. There are many theories on how hackers have been able to obtain this data from seemingly secure networks. In my opinion, there are several clues that make the recent data loss to retailers like Target unique.
Threat of the Week: The ATM XP Timebomb
The clock is ticking down to April 8th when Microsoft will cease to issue security updates for Microsoft XP. The bad news for credit unions is that virtually all of their ATMs run on XP, multiple sources told Credit Union Times.
iboss Network Security Receives Most Innovative New Product Award from CONNECT
iboss, a provider of network security solutions, today announced that its Cloud Web Security Solution received the Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award in Communications and IT at the 2013 CONNECT MIP Awards. The company’s Cloud Web Security Solution was selected based on its advanced network security, threat defense and device management capabilities.
How To Balance Security And Privacy With Hospital Data
2014 will be a challenging year for healthcare IT providers. The regulatory landscape is both more complex and stringent, with HIPPA compliance a key priority. To further complicate matters for healthcare IT providers, employees are introducing new applications, mobile devices, and mobile work habits that disrupt the ways security and privacy are traditionally managed. This combination of external forces, the need for compliance and the emergence of employee “Shadow IT,” forces providers to seek a balance between security for the organization and privacy for personal data.
4 Challenges That Can Cripple Your School’s BYOD Program
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is one of the fastest moving technology trends in the education industry. BYOD can increase student and teacher collaboration, extend learning beyond the traditional classroom walls and cut costs for many school districts. But despite its benefits, BYOD also presents challenges. One of the biggest roadblocks to adoption in the education sector is security.
iboss Launches Threat And Event Console
iboss today announced its new Threat and Event console, a core component of the company's Secure Web Gateway platform. A provider of network security solutions, iboss is releasing new functionality that gives enterprises unparalleled access to possible cybersecurity threats, malware breaches on mobile devices and attacks entering the network from social media sites. This system increases insight, shortens mitigation response and reduces the total cost of ownership (TCO) by up to 30%.
iboss Brings Increased Visibility into Corporate Environments
iboss today announced its new Threat and Event console, a core component of the company’s Secure Web Gateway platform. A provider of network security solutions, iboss is releasing new functionality that gives enterprises unparalleled access to possible cybersecurity threats, malware breaches on mobile devices and attacks entering the network from social media sites. This system increases insight, shortens mitigation response and reduces the total cost of ownership (TCO) by up to 30 percent.
5 Health Tech Trends to Watch in 2014
2013 was a big year for consumer health technology. According to mobile tech consultancy Research2Guidance, there are now close to 100,000 mobile health apps in 62 app stores, with the top 10 apps generating over 4 million free downloads every day.
iboss Web Security Solution Named "Reader's Choice Top 100 Product"
iboss Network Security has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named the company's iboss Web Security Solution to District Administration magazine's "Readers' Choice Top 100 Product for 2013."
Impulse Point and iboss Announce Integration Partnership
Impulse Point, provider of the industry’s most scalable, and easiest to deploy and maintain network access control (NAC) solutions for diverse networks in support of BYOD, today announced that Safe•Connect™ fully integrates with the iboss™ Secure Web Gateway (SWG). As a result of the partnership, the companies can now provide BYOD identity-based access management for educational networks.
iboss Network Security Seamlessly Expands SSL Traffic Inspection Across iOS and Android Devices
According to a recent report from NNS Labs Inc., 25-35 percent of web traffic now uses various means of encrypted Secure Socket Layer (SSL), such as Facebook, Dropbox and malware. Since SSL innately encrypts a user’s web access and activity, it can compromise an organization’s understanding of potential network threats and cripple its ability to create actionable policy to protect it.
Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Initiatives Stifled by Companies' Wider Network Security Threats, Says iboss Network Security
As companies scramble to stay one step ahead of hackers, DDoS attacks, and other external security threats to sensitive data on their networks, they may be neglecting the biggest emerging threat of all - employees who bring their own devices (BYOD users) to access and transmit company data.
Rampant Cyberbullying in High Schools Calls for Nex-Gen Secure Web Gateway
High school students today have a one-in-six chance of falling victim to cyberbullying in a given 12-month timeframe, according to a recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies (May 5, 2013). The study, based on a survey of 15,425 students conducted by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also showed that girls were more than twice as likely to be victims as boys (22.1% vs. 10.8%).
Encrypted YouTube Restriction Problems from Google.com SSL Certificate Solved for Schools, Businesses with Updated iboss Network Security
Because YouTube now has the same SSL certificate as Google, allowing access to Google services requires also opening access to https://www.youtube.com. However, when access to https://www.youtube.com is opened, users can view YouTube content by simply typing https before the domain. It was a no-win situation.
Enterasys OneFabric Delivers the Widest Range of Integrated
Solutions to Enable Enterprise Mobility
Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, is delivering OneFabric Connect, a first-of-its-kind offering that enables the unprecedented integration of third-party applications into the OneFabric Control Center for dramatically improved enterprise mobility, zero-effort onboarding and BYOD support.
Firmware Gets Smarter
Mobile computing is not without its share of issues and concerns when it comes to security. What's more, schools face unique security concerns due to the growing popularity of 1:1 programs. And that's why Phantom Technologies, a global provider of Internet content filtering and security solutions, has developed the new iboss Mobile Security, a breakthrough way to enable the security of 1:1 devices.
Enterasys Networks partners with iboss Network Security
Providing easy-to-manage dynamic location-based application filtering for K-12 school districts. The combined solution of Enterasys Mobile IAM BYOD and iboss Secure Web Gateway allows school districts to provide access to the Internet, applications, and content based on user, location, or classroom without impeding learning.
Phantom Technologies Works to Ensure iboss Filters Do Not Block LGBT Content.
Phantom Technologies assures customers that its web-filtering technology is designed to function within the guidelines of the ACLU's Don't Filter Me campaign, which seeks to curb illegal filtering of pro-LGBT content.
iboss Helps Schools Safely Implement 'Bring Your Own Device' Practices.
That's the problem the new iboss cross-platform authentication technology addresses. It gives schools the power to force authentication to individual devices, identifying them by user name and filtering staff and student users according to their groups’ policies, without installing or configuring anything on the devices themselves.