Tips for Securely Implementing Evasion Prevention

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AETs foil security measures for two main reasons. One is the astronomical amount of combinations that AETs can employ. The other is the type of inspections many security devices employ. Those that perform packet or pseudo packet-based inspection across a limited number of protocols and network layers, using signature pattern matching, are not capable of stopping AETs. Additionally, published device lab tests have not satisfactorily tested device behaviors when they encounter AETs.

One of the most worrisome and potentially crippling threats to next-generation infrastructures is Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), which are being used more and more by cyber criminals because AETs leave no trace to current management and monitoring systems, logs or reports – leaving the devices blind and creating an illusion of continued security. Since their discovery, many companies have not taken the proper security measures to effectively thwart AETs. Still, the threat posed by AETs is real and there are steps that must be taken to protect your environment. This slideshow features nine tips, provided by Stonesoft, to help you secure against AETs.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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