Active suppression of worm and bot propagation.
Immediately alerts you to network scanning.
Enterprise scalable distributed logging.
FireBreak AntiWorm slows worm and bot propagation so you don't wake up to disaster.
Modern worms are tools of organized crime. They are used as engines of large scale identity theft, fraud, unsolicited email advertising, espionage (both industrial and state-sponsored). Worms and botnets sport many nefarious capabilities. They can:
Modern worms give a remote attacker complete control over the infected system exactly as if they had telnet or ssh access directly to the system.
Recent headlines indicate that the threat from network intrusions is greater than many organizations have assumed.
45 million credit card numbers stolen from a major retail organization over a period of two years, a record theft and an event which reveals that even large, well-funded IT shops can be infected without knowing it a major media outlet hit by a worm botnet-infected systems spamming from the networks of Fortune 500 companies.
Realtime Intrusion Suppression can help prevent problems like these, reducing the risk and costs faced by network operations.
The first time we connected FireBreak AntiWorm to a federal government network we discovered bots scanning from two different foreign nations, directly into the internet, due to a firewall configuration error which had gone previously undetected by the agency — but not by it's adversaries!
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In the arms race against the bots FireBreak AntiWorm is The Resistance, everywhere, all the time, forcing the enemy to slog through the mud for every inch. Your firewall doesn't have to be the Maginot Line. You don't have to surrender if it's breeched.