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Posted October 19, 2010 2:02 pm by Glenn Moore

A firewall alone does not provide enough protection

I'm surprised by the number of business owners who believe their information is safe because it's behind a firewall.  That's not the case anymore.  Over the past decade, content-based threats have emerged as the thornier problem.  A firewall without unified threat management (UTM) services enabled is like a car without an airbag.  In both cases, you're just not protected enough.  Cyber threats such as botnets, phishing scams and keystroke loggers are not prevented by simple firewall technology.   In fairness, most firewall vendors do offer subscription UTM services  for malware, spam and intrusion detection.  However, turning these services on can result in performance issues such as longer response times when browsing.  All too frequently, many IT contacts succumb to pressure...

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Posted May 07, 2010 8:27 am by Glenn Moore

Choosing the right managed security partner

While at RSA earlier this year, I had an interesting discussion with Sean Martin of imsmartin consulting.  He was speaking to managed security providers and corporate IT leaders about security outsourcing. We discussed which security tasks are better suited for outsourcing and how companies should select a managed security provider.  Sean furthered his thoughts on this topic while attending Interop last week.


Sean just published some well reasoned thoughts on security outsourcing in an article for SC Magazine called "Outsourced Managed Security:  What should you outsource?". It's recommended reading for anyone considering a security outsouring program.  Some highlights from Sean's article include:


  • Before deciding whether to oursource security, identify the problem...

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Posted April 14, 2010 3:20 pm by Glenn Moore

How PCI compliance works and real life horror stories

Still not convinced that data theft is a huge risk for retail merchants?  Watch this video for some real life case studies of how a small business is effected by cyber theft.





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Posted February 24, 2010 11:01 am by Glenn Moore

ANXeBusiness at RSA Conference

I'm looking forward to the RSA conference next week in San Francisco.  I'll be joined by our CEO, Rich Stanbaugh, Chief Security Officer, Dennis Piche and Cloud Development Director, Yaron Levi.


I'll be doing a daily blog from the RSA show to highlight some key observations and learnings.  I'd also welcome the opportunity to meet any friends or followers of ANX while at the show.  Just drop me an email note at to arrange a time.



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Posted December 23, 2009 4:05 pm by Glenn Moore

ANXeBusiness Employees Thank Our Customers

As the holiday season unfolds, I'd like to thank our customers for their loyalty in 2009.   ANX employees take great pride in satisfying our customers.   Here's a brief holiday message from the employees of ANX to our valued customers:


Happy Holidays!



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