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Dell SonicWALL releases new NSA 2600

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 12:32:56 AM America/New_York

nsa 2600Aimed at meeting your growing speed and security requirements, the release of the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 delivers incredibly high security effectiveness and throughput in addition to providing one of the best values available for small- to medium-sized organizations.The NSA 2600 is designed specifically with the needs of growing small businesses, branch offices and school campuses in mind. Read More
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Dell SonicWALL Releases SonicOS 5.9

Friday, August 23, 2013 9:45:25 AM America/New_York

We're proud to announce the release of SonicOS 5.9 firmware for our 5th Generation firewalls including the TZ, Network Security Appliance (NSA) and E-Class NSA Next-Generation Firewall (NGFWs). SonicOS 5.9 delivers more than 45 new features that address small business as well as distributed enterprise requirements. Read More

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How Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) Works in Firewalls?

Monday, June 24, 2013 6:44:21 PM America/New_York

Stateful Packet Inspection or SPI, which is sometimes also referred to as Dynamic Packet Inspection, is the process in which incoming and outgoing packets are deep inspected dynamically for their authenticity. Stateful Packet Inspection is mostly performed by the layer 3 devices such as firewalls or routers. When a firewall is configured for Stateful Packet Inspection, it monitors the network connections, records the current status of a packet as it leaves the interface, and tracks it until the packet reaches to its correct destination host. Read More
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Understanding Dynamic Bandwidth Management

Monday, June 17, 2013 2:21:06 PM America/New_York

Dynamic Bandwidth Management is a feature in some latest security appliances and allows the administrators to efficiently manage or shape up the entire Internet traffic when a single ISP link is shared among multiple users in an organization.With the help of Dynamic Bandwidth Management utility, administrators can manage the overall utilization of the Internet connection by limiting the excessive consumption of the bandwidth by any web application. Read More
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How IPsec VPN Site-to-Site Tunnels Work?

Monday, May 27, 2013 8:23:50 PM America/New_York

In order to understand how IPsec VPN site-to-site tunnels work, it is important to fully understand what each term individually means, and what part does each of the mentioned object play in a complete IPsec VPN site-to-site network setup. This Article will help you to understand how the network communication takes place using the secure VPN tunnel.

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How Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) Works on Firewall?

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 10:39:16 PM America/New_York

An Intrusion Detection System or IDS is a security solution which, when deployed in a network, monitors the network traffic for malicious and suspicious activities, and alerts the security administrators by triggering the alarm. There is a misconception that an Intrusion Detection System is a firewall. Although both IDS and firewall are network security appliances, they differ in their functionality and the approach they take to monitor the network traffic. Read More
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UTM: Throughput and Performance Best Practices Guide

Friday, June 29, 2012 2:26:41 PM America/New_York

UTM firewall buyers guideThis article gives a list of possible reasons causing throughput and performance issues in the SonicWALL UTM appliance. The list is not complete but only an enumeration of some of the common possible solutions. Each SonicWALL UTM appliance series has different performance capabilities depending upon hardware specifications such as the CPU, the RAM or the Flash memory. It is recommended to check the particular device's capabilities before deciding that the performance related issues with the device is due to other factors. Read More

SonicOS Enhanced 5.8.1 Features: Wire/Tap Modes

Saturday, February 11, 2012 9:45:02 AM America/New_York

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Two key features in SonicOS Enhanced 5.8.1 regarding the mode of deployment of a SonicWALL firewall appliance are: Wire Mode and Tap Mode. The Wired Mode enables you to augment existing firewalls by inserting in a least-intrusive manner a NGFW while the TAP mode allows you to perform traffic inspection and analysis using an out-of-path model.

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Controlling Skype access through the corporate firewall

Monday, December 19, 2011 12:44:18 PM America/New_York

block skype Skype is a proprietary voice over IP service that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Skype users can call each other free-of-charge; calling mobile phones or landlines costs a fee. Next Generation Firewalls(NGFW) like SonicWALL can control access to applications per users or group of users. They include an automatically updated database of application signatures; the administrator can block access to Skype for all users except for the group of users that needs Skype.
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Expanding Your Wireless Network using the SonicPoint

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 11:55:41 AM America/New_York

sonicpoint wireless SonicWALL SonicPoints are wireless access points specially engineered to work with SonicWALL firewalls to provide enterprise-level wireless access. With a SonicPoint, wireless traffic is scrutinized and inspected in a similar way with the wired network traffic. The combination of a SonicWALL firewall and a SonicPoint offers many features that make it an excellent choice for many scenarios.
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