2105, 2018

How Fastvue is Ensuring GDPR Compliance

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into effect May 25, 2018, so we are clarifying how Fastvue will comply with the GDPR moving forward. Administrative headaches aside, the GDPR is a tremendous step in the right direction, and as a global business it is important that we align our data practices with the high standards set by the GDPR. Here is an outline of how we are ensuring GDPR compliance by May 25th, 2018:
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1705, 2018

How To Receive an Alert when SonicWall’s WAN Interface Link Goes Down

You can configure SonicWall and Fastvue Reporter for SonicWall to send you alerts every time your SonicWall's WAN interface goes down (such as an ISP failure). In this article, I'll take you through how to configure SonicWall's Interface probe settings, along with the appropriate log events, and then show you how to create an alert in Fastvue Reporter for SonicWall to send an email every time your SonicWall's WAN interface goes down.
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1005, 2018

Recategorizing Websites in Sophos XG and Reclassifying Productivity

You can use custom categories not only for recategorizing websites in Sophos XG, but also for allowing or denying access to specific sites for certain users. They can also be used to reclassify the browsing 'productivity' for certain users when viewing Internet usage reports in Fastvue Sophos Reporter. For example, you can use them to classify lingerie sites as 'productive' for people in a retail lingerie department or to classify social media sites as 'productive' for people in the marketing department. There are a couple of "gotchas" in doing this, and I will explain how to avoid them while taking you through the process.
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3004, 2018

School Cyber-safety and Pastoral Care – Web Usage Monitoring for Schools

In schools and education facilities all over the world, staff and teachers have a duty provide reasonable care for the safety and welfare of students while in attendance. The duty […]

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3004, 2018

Testing Sophos SSL VPN Performance – UDP or TCP?

When configuring a Site-to-Site VPN on your Sophos SG or Sopho XG, you are presented with an option to select either TCP or UDP as the transport protocol. The configuration page hints that UDP provides better performance, so I thought it would be interesting to test the SSL VPN performance over both UDP and TCP protocols and find out which one is faster!
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1604, 2018

Using Sophos XG Packet Capture To Troubleshoot Connectivity Issues

Sophos XG has the ability to capture and display actual network packet information right from the management web interface. This is a great tool to determine what is actually happening […]

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2303, 2018

Sophos STAS Authentication Step by Step

Sophos STAS authentication, (Sophos Transparent Authentication Suite) is a collection of tools that provides a method of authentication that was introduced in UTM 9.4. This authentication mechanism has been lacking […]

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1402, 2018

Improving the Performance of Sophos XG’s Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

Sophos Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) is an advanced firewall feature that protects your network. The downside is that IPS is a resource-intensive process, as it needs to match every packet […]

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2901, 2018

Configuring a Site-to-Site VPN Between Sophos UTM (SG) and Sophos XG

In this article, I am going to cover the supported configuration for IPSec site-to-site VPN connections between Sophos UTM (SG) and Sophos XG firewalls.

The main limitation to understand is that […]

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2011, 2017

The Best SonicWall Configuration for Detailed Logging and Reporting

Since releasing Fastvue Reporter for SonicWall in 2016 and seeing it deployed in hundreds of organizations around the globe, we have become very familiar with the effects that various SonicWall configurations and SonicOS firmware versions have on the firewall's logging and reporting. As a result, here are our main SonicWall configuration recommendations to get the best visibility into user web activity and how your network is operating.
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