Mississippi Department of Corrections
Date : 7/1/2012
The NSA E5500 gives us complete insight into the traffic. It gives us the ability to go in and monitor the application layer.
Jerry Horton, Network Systems Manager, Mississippi Department of Corrections, United States
ChallengeMDOC saw increased attacks over application traffic, which its Cisco firewall was unable to prevent, and needed secure access to resources for remote and mobile users.
SolutionBy deploying a Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewall and Secure Remote Access SSL VPN appliance, the department was able to gain the application visibility and control it required to maintain compliance with state regulations, and ensure secure remote access to crucial resources.
Benefits• Achieves a 100 percent reduction in attack penetration
• Maintained regulatory compliance
• Secured remote and mobile access with endpoint control
• Increased staff productivity
• Reduced administrative overhead costs