In This Report:
High risk, unwanted, and even malicious applications are hiding like parasites on many organizations’ networks. That’s because most next-gen firewalls are failing to do their job. They can’t identify specific applications and at best are only able to identify the protocol such as HTTP, HTTPS/SLL, UDP, or TCP. This is of no use to a network admin trying to see what security, compliance, and productivity risks are present on their network. What are these parasitic applications? Why can’t next-gen firewalls see them? And what can you do to make sure you identify every single app on your network?
- How Big Is the Parasite Problem?
- Why Admins Are Worried
- Common Network Parasites to Watch Out For
- Solving the Visibility Problem