Context-Aware Network Security

 
Defense in depth is a concept that is hard to argue with; put as many security mechanisms in place to make it difficult if not impossible for the bad guys to gain access to your network. Much of the security “sprawl” we see today is a direct result of this strategy – deploy the best access-layer security solutions, best data center security solutions, and best gateway security solutions and you’re good, right? The problem as we’ve painfully discovered is that these security “silos” do a great job in their respective domains, but don’t share information very well. With the sophistication of today’s threats, relevant information is needed by all tools and platforms to ...