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Report Sophos Stop the Parasites on Your Network

Stop the Parasites on Your Network

High risk, unwanted and even malicious applications are hiding like parasites on many organizations' networks.

That's because most next-gen firewalls are failing to do their job. They can't identify specific applications and at best are only able to identify the protocol such as HTTP, HTTPS/SLL, UDP or TCP. Which is of no use to a network admin trying to see what security, compliance and productivity risks are present on their network. What are these parasitic applications? Why can't next-gen firewalls see them? And what can you do to make sure you identify every single app on your network?

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In this whitepaper, get answers to the below questions:

  • How big is the parasite problem?
  • Why can't your firewall identify applications?
  • Why are admins worried?
  • What are the common network parasites to watch out for?
  • How can you solve the visibility problem?