Unified Threat Management: Make sure to mind the gap!

Cybercriminals can still get the better of UTM solutions, writes JJ Worrall.

3rd November, 2013

While cybercriminals may find well-configured unified threat management (UTM) solutions ''a tougher nut to crack'' compared to stand-alone security options, Sophos Irish country manager, Dermot Hayden told Computers in Business this hasn't led to a wave of UTM-specific threats being dreamed up by online foes.

Instead, he said, researchers at the Sophos Labs in Abingdon, England haven't ''picked up any [threats] specifically aimed at UTM from the cybercriminal community.

''In terms of the numbers of...

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