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An evolving process

Róisín Kiberd looks at how UTM is becoming an increasingly sophisticated form of security

1st November, 2015
Paul Hogan, chief technology officer, Ward Solutions

Gone are the days of the dusty old UTM box with blinking lights, outdated, overloaded and underperforming as it struggles to keep up with traffic. Today, Unified Threat Management has evolved: more than a firewall, it offers a sophisticated yet easy-to-use security hub, which monitors threats in real time and in a single place.

Where early UTM failed by trying to be all things to all people, today’s devices encompass gateway anti-virus and anti-spam, VPN,...

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