Tag: Sourcefire IPS

How Cisco Meraki MX customers contained Heartbleed in a day!

Why, with Sourcefire IPS, MX security for distributed sites is second to none.

Online threats abound, and securing a single network—let alone multiple networks—is a full-time job. The disclosure of the dangerous (and widespread) Heartbleed vulnerability has propelled public awareness of exploitable threats. However, the challenge of providing a rapid security response across remote sites still looms large.

In this post we’ll explain how intrusion prevention (IPS) works on Cisco Meraki MX security appliances, and how we were able to protect our customers against Heartbleed within 24 hours of its revelation — faster than our competition.

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