Trends in Network Security

RSA 2015 continues to see reinforcement by the security industry on the collaboration of individual segments on threat detection and attack protection. Enterprises and their CIOs have (finally) come to realize that money does need to be spent on security infrastructure and advanced technologies to prevent monetary (and political) damage as the result of possible…

See how “Fit” your network is – and get a Fitbit

At last week’s RSA Conference, we started a fun program that we hope will benefit our customers personally as well as professionally. Since our Intelligent Next-Generation Firewalls (i+NGFW) help organizations continuously monitor the health of their networks, we’re giving away Fitbits to people who try our firewalls to help them monitor their own health. If…

A Great RSA Conference 2015

Wow, what a week it’s been! This year’s RSA Conference was one of the best we’ve seen in years. The South Expo (where we were) was almost constantly busy during the main days of the conference. We had so many people come by our booth, we had to quickly run out an restock a variety…

Hillstone on Gartner Enterprise Firewalls Magic Quadrant Again

Yesterday, Gartner published an updated Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls, and Hillstone’s on it again! We’re proud to have sustained our strong entry last year onto the Magic Quadrant. In this 2015 report, Hillstone’s completeness of vision is ranked higher than a remarkable two-thirds of the other companies listed. Plus, Gartner specifically calls out…

Secure East-West Traffic in Virtualized Data Centers

The other big topic we’re focusing on at RSAC this year is network security for highly virtualized data centers. We’re giving presentations each hour about our new Virtualized Elastic Security Appliance (vESA), which makes it possible to protect network traffic that is traveling among constantly-changing virtual machines (VMs) in multi-tenant environments. vESA solves the problem…