Where You Mitigate Heartbleed Matters
There are a variety of opinions on the seriousness of Heartbleed being put forth from “it’s not the end of the world” to “the sky is falling, duck and cover.” Sites tracking the impact of users suggest many of the largest sites have potentially been impacted, translating into many millions of users. And then there’s the impact on gadgets and devices we might not immediately think of being vulnerable. There are a variety of points within the data path where solutions could be put into place to mitigate this (and similar) vulnerabilities. Read this article to learn more about why customers must choose the most strategic point in the network at which to deploy their selected mitigation.