Tag: Firewall

Routers (WAN/Core/Edge)

Routers: Directing Traffic on the Information Superhighway Routers have a long and storied history, originally constructed in the 1960s as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET), and at that time referred to as “gateways.” Since then, although their design has evolved, their function remains virtually the same: to analyze the contents of…

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Case Study: Increased Security Allows Students to Focus on Education

Case Study: Increased Security Allows Students to Focus on Education

Preventing Cyberattacks in the Classroom When voters approved a $737 million bond package for a well-known North Texas school district, $100 million of that amount was earmarked for technology upgrades and improvements. The bond included funding for computers, technology and technology-related infrastructure in an effort to provide students with the tools they needed to become…

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Case Study: Cybersecurity Update Protects Students, Faculty and Staff

Case Study: Cybersecurity Update Protects Students, Faculty and Staff

Defense in Depth Architecture Provides Enhanced, Multi-Layered Solution A well-known Texas university, particularly noted for its massive media department, needed to upgrade the cybersecurity on their pair of data centers to accommodate their ever-growing student population. In particular, they were concerned that their legacy firewall set-up was not providing them with adequate cybersecurity. What was…

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