Alexander Solaat Rødland, Corey Nachreiner
Norwegian - Online publication ITpro.no
Publication year: July 8, 2013

Hacktivism and cyber crime

Unified Threat Management is a comprehensive security package that not only includes firewall, but also the gateway antivirus, SPAM filter, content protection and protection against data leakage.

The UTM system is more than a security box that fits on the network. The UTM system includes many features from the application to control web filtering, and is in short a complete gateway protection that resembles a sophisticated descendant of the firewall – though considerably more extensive. Two of the major advantages of UTM is protection against blended attacks and increased protection against loss of sensitive data through careless users or unfaithful employees.

Companies today can never be too careful when it comes to network security, especially when it’s customer information and business information involved. Many layers of security are required to keep attackers out and prevent sensitive information falling into the wrong hands. At the same time should not be a high security level stand in the way of those who will use the network on a daily basis.

Two of the major advantages of UTM is protection against blended attacks and increased protection against loss of sensitive data through careless users or unfaithful employees.