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The Rise Of Unified Threat Management (UTM)

Unified Threat Management (UTM), a cloud-based security solution, which is basically a combination of network security tools, is becoming quite popular and its sale amount is expected to reach $6886.87 Million by 2023 at a CAGR of 12.5%. The reason for UTM’s success has been its “ease-of-deployment, ease-of-use, and its ability to integrate or bring together a host of critical security solutions” which can easily protect enterprises against different kinds of malware attacks and zero-day threats.

What Makes Up Unified Threat Management (UTM)?

UTM is a collection of several network security tools like antivirus, anti-spyware, network firewall, intrusion detection, spam and content filters etc. Some UTM(s) even come equipped with VPN support. These security tools are more like plugins which when plugged into enterprise networks will protect them against various security threats.

Benefits Of Using Unified Threat Management

  • No Need for Individual Security Products: When using UTM, enterprises won’t have the need for employing individual security tools like antivirus, antimalware, endpoint protection or others separately, as they come integrated into unified threat management solution.
  • Enhanced Security: This is pretty obvious. With a number of different security solutions integrated together, the security system would be equipped enough to handle various types of malware attacks including the much-dreaded zero-day attacks.
  • Ease Of Use: This is the primary objective of UTMs. Implementing security tools can be pretty complex stuff. UTM makes things easier for enterprises by combining various security tools and presenting them via an easily understandable (as well as usable) user console.

Enterprises Using Unified Threat Management (UTM)

A recent survey reveals that Unified Threat Management (UTM) is the most popular in the following sectors: Telecom and IT, Retail, Manufacturing, Education, Government and Utilities, BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance), Healthcare among others. Region-wise it has been found out that North America is implementing it the most.

About Comodo Unified Threat Management

Comodo Unified Threat Management, also known as Comodo Korugan, comes equipped with a set of impressive security features like Comodo Antivirus, Next Generation Firewall/UTM Firewall, Comodo Endpoint Manager, Email Protection, Intrusion Prevention etc., that make it one of the best-unified threat management solutions available in the market. What’s more is the fact that it comes packaged with a version as well – known as Korugan LITE – and two priced editions, Korugan Appliance, which offer enhanced security.

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