Deactivating Powershell is a Good Idea

By IT Security

Perhaps one of the most effective recommendations when it comes to fighting ransomware attacks is to disable Windows Powershell. We always insist on this option in addition to other security measures and user awareness to mitigate possible “unwanted encryption”. Windows PowerShell has four different execution policies: Restricted: Prohibits executing scripts….

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IPS & Speed Tests

By IT Security, Sophos UTM, Sophos XG

The activation of any scanning or filtering function in a Firewall/UTM will undoubtedly affect the performance of the network. From the security features available in a security device, it is known that the Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) has the greatest impact on the performance of a network (throughput). When running…

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