Remove Architecture Remove Firewall Remove Firmware Remove Manufacturing
article thumbnail

Vulnerability Management Policy Template

eSecurity Planet

Similarly, the IT Department needs to evaluate the current environment, the current IT architecture, and the nature of the vulnerability to determine the likelihood of exploitation, which should also be evaluated on a scale from 1 (low likelihood) to 10 (high likelihood). Both direct and indirect risks should be considered.

article thumbnail

The Internet of Things Is Everywhere. Are You Secure?

Security Boulevard

When you consider that IoT devices are controlling autonomous vehicles, drug pumps, manufacturing operations, and even the camera on your virtual assistant, you begin to realize security is important. Staying current with firmware patches and updates is also key to enabling robust security. . Don’t Forget the Application Layer.

Internet 136
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Overview of IoT threats in 2023

SecureList

As if that were not enough, many IoT devices have unalterable main passwords set by manufacturers. Although the manufacturer issued an update that resolved the vulnerability, similar attacks remain a concern. The most commonly used preemptive tactic is adding firewall rules that block incoming connection attempts.

IoT 102
article thumbnail

Network Protection: How to Secure a Network

eSecurity Planet

The tools also depend upon physical controls that should also be implemented against malicious physical access to destroy or compromise networking equipment such as routers, cables, switches, firewalls, and other networking appliances. These physical controls do not rely upon IT technology and will be assumed to be in place.

Firewall 109
article thumbnail

FortiNAC: Network Access Control (NAC) Product Review

eSecurity Planet

Although best known for their industry-leading firewall technology, Fortinet harnesses their knowledge of network protection to create a powerful network access control (NAC) solution. Founded in 2000 , Sunnyvale, California headquartered Fortinet’s flagship FortiGate provides enterprise-grade firewall solutions. Who is Fortinet?

IoT 98
article thumbnail

2024 State of Cybersecurity: Reports of More Threats & Prioritization Issues

eSecurity Planet

Infrastructure Protection Defense against DDoS and DNS attacks starts with effective network security architecture. Deny-lists (aka: blacklist) : Blocks specific websites or IP addresses by adding them to a list for firewalls to ignore; very difficult to manage at scale. 60% of all breaches come from the USA.