Securing the Edge in Higher Education: A Fireside Chat with SUNY Plattsburgh.

Presented by

Jim Lucas, Network Manager, SUNY Plattsburgh | Yuval Sarig, Forcepoint | Cat Allen, Forcepoint

About this talk

Protecting your organization starts with protecting your network. With the rising number of threats that lurk on the outside, and the added complexity of a larger than usual remote workforce, you need to work harder than ever to maintain uninterrupted connectivity and control over widely distributed networks. This can be more difficult to manage over the long term. Learn how to gain visibility and performance through Forcepoint Next-Generation Firewall and hear from Jim Lucas, Network Manager at SUNY Plattsburgh, on how his university protects from external threats while enabling free sharing of information and content within the university environment.  Takeaways - The firewalls act as a “first line of defense” - Actively blocks blocked by the firewalls - The Security Management Center provides the power and flexibility to manage the firewalls centrally and efficiently - The network team is able to leverage Forcepoint Next-Gen Firewall to troubleshoot application-level problems, such as desktop scanning/printer issues for example, by examining network traffic - With the redundancy features, their uptime is over 99.999%

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