Entries by Ariel Zeitlin

The hidden costs of VLAN segmentation

Using VLANs for segmentation has a nice advantage – it requires no new tools and you can use your existing networking infrastructure. But the reality is that there are hidden costs to this approach which make it expensive (in fact, very expensive). Let’s take a look at some of the often unknown costs associated with VLAN segmentation.

Beware of SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework

In March 2017 SWIFT published its new Customer Security Controls Framework to the community. This is the first time SWIFT is publishing such security guidance and they announced that they will start auditing compliance with those requirements from January 2018, leaving SWIFT users (roughly any financial institution in the world) only a few months to […]