Enabling More Efficient Application Load Balancing

Optimizing application load balancing isn’t the principal benefit of network microsegmentation, but it significantly helps applications in a network operate at peak performance  Application load balancing distributes incoming network traffic or application requests across multiple servers or resources to ensure efficient utilization and high availability of the application. Application load ... Read More

Ten Advantages of Network Segmentation

For cybersecurity and simplifying threat management, the advantages of network segmentation are tenfold Network segmentation also provides critical help to organizations on the journey to a zero trust security model.  Advantages of Network Segmentation When Implementing Zero Trust  Network segmentation is the practice of dividing a computer network into smaller ... Read More

Maximizing Cloud Delivery Services by Managing Cybersecurity Risk

94% of worldwide businesses are leveraging cloud delivery services, but their cybersecurity risks must be addressed  Cloud delivery services bring content, applications, or resources over the internet to end-users, typically through a global network of servers and data centers. These services enable users to access and consume various types of ... Read More
What is Microsegmentation?

Why Mapping Vulnerability is Key to Robust Cybersecurity 

Incidents of cyberattacks show no sign of slowing down and mapping vulnerability should be part of every organization’s security strategy Mapping vulnerability, also known as vulnerability assessment or vulnerability scanning, is an important component of cybersecurity risk management. Mapping vulnerability refers to the process of identifying and cataloging vulnerabilities within ... Read More

How Ransomware Spreads and How Microsegmentation Stops It

Ransomware impacts more than seven in ten companies worldwide, and understanding how ransomware spreads is critical to finding solutions to stop it  Ransomware is malicious software threat actors use to infiltrate a network. Cybercriminals design ransomware to block access to a computer system or encrypt data they find in an ... Read More

What is a Customer Experience Reference Architecture?  

Creating and deploying a customer experience reference architecture is tricky, but microsegmentation can drastically increase the chances of success  Customer experience reference architecture is the structured framework or model that provides guidance to organizations on best practices for designing and delivering a consistent and excellent customer experience across all touchpoints ... Read More

How to Detect Lateral Movement and Three Ways to Prevent It

Learn what you can do to detect lateral movement and prevent lateral movement attack After gaining access to an organization’s network, cybercriminals use lateral movement to escalate privileges, exploit vulnerabilities, and other malicious activity to gain access to assets and resources. Lateral movement is not an attack per se; it ... Read More

Benefits of Applying an Application Whitelisting Solution

Four enterprise-wide benefits of implementing an application whitelisting solution Application whitelisting is a proactive security technique that dictates which applications are permitted to run on a system, while blocking all others by default. It essentially creates a “whitelist” of approved applications based on their identifiable attributes, such as their file ... Read More

Why Agentless DAM is a Better Option for Securing Cloud Data

In the context of on-premises database activity monitoring (DAM), security teams use agents to enable them to see all requests coming into the databases as well as all responses going out of the databases. In other words, the agent-based approach enables database activity monitoring independent of the database system and ... Read More

How Imperva Mitigates Security Threats in Oracle Cloud Infrastructures

Most organizations today rely on an unprecedented number of computing resources to build, deploy and scale the workflows and applications they need to succeed. They are responsible for more data than ever before, on-premises and in the cloud, which presents them with challenges they’ve never faced. Every new infrastructure that ... Read More