IT - Networks

VPN Usage Now Makes Up Almost All Enterprise Traffic
techradar.pro, September 14th, 2020
Organisations need to make sure their VPN services are secure

"Organisations of all sizes are being urged to make sure any VPN services they use are secured properly in order to avoid suffering cyberattacks.

VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, have become an incredibly popular tool in workplaces and homes around the world as users look to ensure their online surfing stays private..."


Encrypted Traffic Inference: An Alternative to Enterprise Network Traffic Decryption Finding threats in encrypted inbound network traffic is complex and expensive for enterprises, but a fascinating new approach could eliminate the need for decryption

"Enterprises cannot afford to ignore the threat posed by encrypted inbound network traffic. Adversaries now commonly use encrypted traffic flows to cloak cyberattacks, slipping malware, ransomware, and other malicious content past perimeter detection systems.

But as many network security practitioners understand, finding and stopping encrypted threats requires gaining visibility into encrypted flows; that, in turn, requires decrypting and inspecting encrypted traffic, which is no easy task..."


Keeping safe and secure online

"With limited travel a reality for the foreseeable future, it's no surprise people are spending more time than ever before on the internet, and research shows we're increasingly inclined to prioritise our privacy online. People seem to be waking up to the importance of safeguarding their networks and protecting their internet browsing from prying third-party eyes.

And with the widespread shift to working from home prompted by the pandemic, it's something organisations have had to become more mindful of too. Since employees are now exchanging company data from a potentially unsecured home office, the secure transference of that data has become a crucial consideration..."

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