VPN to ZTNA – A Paradigm Shift in Secure Remote Access

Before this year’s Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit even started, I had a sense that given the extraordinary events that occurred across the world this year, security techniques related to secure remote access, cloud based secure access control and end point security will be on Gartner’s top security projects or strategies lists. It turned…

ARP: Staying Ahead of the Attack Curve

With everything digital today, various attack methods have emerged, most of which are targeted at the network layer of the TCP/IP stack. Common attack methods include but are not limited to ICMP, ACK, SYN flood and ARP spoofing and flood, among others. The ARP protocol is the fundamental protocol for the network layer. Once an…

Microsoft Recognizes Hillstone Networks Security Researchers in its 2020 World’s Most Valuable Security Researcher List

Every year, Microsoft officially releases its Microsoft Security Response Center Most Valuable Researchers, formerly MSRC TOP 100, during BlackHat in recognition of security experts around the world who have made outstanding contributions to the Microsoft software security ecosystem. Due to the pandemic, BlackHat was held as a virtual event, and Microsoft released its MSRC’s MVRs…

Apple Officially Expresses Gratitude to the Hillstone Security Research Team for Detecting a Vulnerability in Apple iOS and iPadOS

On July 24, 2020, Apple released the security content of iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6. The Hillstone Security Research team made a discovery of a vulnerability that is of great significance to the optimization of Apple’s ecosystem. YongYue “BigChan” Wang, a member of the Hillstone security research team, discovered the 0-click remote arbitrary file and…

Gartner Hype Cycle for Network Security: What You Need to Know

On June 30th, 2020 Gartner published the report, Hype Cycle for Network Security, 2020.* In this article, Gartner talks about that enterprise IT has evolved into hybrid and multicloud infrastructures, as well as summarizes products that can be used to mitigate and prevent threats during this digital transformation. The Hype Cycle Firewall as a Service…