New Security Survival Guide: How To Layer A Solid Defense

A New Look at Layers
While emerging classes of tools may fend off attacks at multiple layers of a security strategy, there are pitfalls if the tools are not properly configured, managed or integrated with existing systems.

Layer 1: Perimeter Security
Layer 2: Host Security
Layer 3: Identity and Access Management
Layer 4: Network Access Control
Layer 5: Vulnerability Management
Layer Integration: Pulling It All Together

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