The Key Benefits of URL Filtering

What are the key benefits of URL filtering and why do you need it? Many employees rely on the internet for information and services needed to do their respective jobs, but web sites can harbor harmful content or behaviors, like drive-by downloads, phishing and malware. In addition, certain sites focused on activities like gaming, social…

Which Types of Firewall Should You Choose?

In a previous post, we discussed the evolution of types of firewalls, what they do, and why they are important in your network. Within the broader category of next-generation firewalls (NGFWs), there are critical differences in how they perform, how they protect your network assets, and how easy they are to administer on a day-to-day…

The Different Types of Firewalls and Which One to Use for Network Security

Different types of firewalls are available on the market today, but which one should you choose to protect your network? Firewalls are an indispensable tool in network security, serving to both define and defend the network perimeter. But how they are deployed, what they defend against, and how they perform comprise the major differences in…

New HSM Release Improves Security Management, Optimizes SD-WAN Controller

Hillstone Security Management Platform (HSM) version 4.7.0 introduces several key improvements in security management as well as in its SD-WAN controller function. As a security management system, HSM broadens its device management capabilities through single sign-on to HSA and HSM devices, streamlining management. It also secures the communications between the HSM and the Hillstone NGFWs…