SASE ROI Calculator

SASE can save your company a lot of money. Use the industry’s-first SASE ROI calculator to quantify the cost savings you can achieve in services, asset consolidation, and labor when deploying Versa SASE.

SASE ROI Calculator

SASE can save your company a lot of money. Use the industry’s-first SASE ROI calculator to quantify the cost savings you can achieve in services, asset consolidation, and labor when deploying Versa SASE.

Top Energy Firm Achieves Comprehensive “Work-From-Anywhere” with Versa SASE

A large, publicly traded energy company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry has dramatically simplified their network stack and realized huge cost savings with Versa SASE.

 
Availability and Buying Options in the Emerging SASE Market

EMA evaluates the different SASE vendors and their approaches to architecture, go-to-market, and support for their cloud-delivered and hybrid services.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

Gartner Magic Quadrant report analyzes the various vendors in the WAN edge market and Versa is positioned as a Leader.

Versa Networks - Explained in 1 minute

Learn about the Versa Secure SD-WAN solution in a high-level, one minute overview.

Versa SASE (Secure Access Service Edge)

SASE is the simplest, most scalable way to continuously secure and connect the millions points of access in and out of the corporate resources regardless of location.

 
Versa Secure SD-WAN – Simple, Secure, and Reliable Branch to Multi-Cloud Connectivity

Versa Secure SD-WAN is a single software platform that offers multi-layered security and enables multi-cloud connectivity for Enterprises.

Research Lab

Blackcat/ALPHV Ransomware and What To Do

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By Versa Threat Research Lab
Versa Networks
April 27, 2022

The FBI, chief investigating agency of the U.S., has triggered an alert concluding that more than 60 organizations worldwide have been a victim of the sophisticated ransomware attack by Blackcat also known as ALPHV/Noberus. The ransomware first came to light when the investigation revealed it to be the first ransomware using the memory-safe programming language RUST, known for its improved performance. Many of the developers of Blackcat are linked with more popular ransomware groups Darkside and Blackmatter who large groups with the experience to carry out operations with a well-established network to support logistics. The advantage of using the RUST…



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How Often Do Americans Snoop Online?

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By Michael Wood
CMO, Versa Networks
April 26, 2022

Whether it’s scouring social media feeds of professionals, family, friends, or strangers, curiosity fills our minds with questions about others we’d prefer not to ask. But how often?



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Surveying American Business Owners on Data Breaches

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By Michael Wood
CMO, Versa Networks
March 16, 2022

Data breaches are on the rise, but are companies properly prepared for this growing threat? We surveyed 1,200 business owners to find out.



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Detect Zero-Day Exploits in Microsoft’s Exchange Server

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By Versa Threat Research Lab
Versa Networks
March 9, 2021

Last week, Microsoft released an important blog that details that details how HAFNIUM, a state-sponsored threat actor operating out of China, exploited Microsoft Exchange Servers with zero-day exploits along with other code execution vulnerabilities in the Sharepoint software. Microsoft advises that these patches are only intended to be a temporary fix. Customers are still required to update their software to the latest version and apply any relevant security patches to their server.



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Unpacking the SolarWinds Supply Chain Attack

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By Jayesh Gangadas Patel
Senior Threat Analyst, Versa Networks
January 12, 2021

The SolarWinds attack leaves many unanswered questions and the most prominent amongst them is the question of how the attacker entered internal systems of SolarWinds network and was able to infiltrate and move inconspicuously across the development chain. The malware was able to camouflage its activity among the highly secure network of the prominent organization for an extended period of time, evading all their security detection and prevention defenses. In this particular blog, our team will mainly focus on the chain of events that occurred, and the evasive methods employed to remain completely stealthy despite moving around and compromising a highly secure network environment.



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SUPERNOVA: the Invisible Explosion That Caught the Industry Off Guard

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By Winny Thomas
Principal Security Architect
December 29, 2020

On December 13, 2020, FireEye reported a global campaign that targeted a large sector of industries by threat actors who inserted malicious code within a software component used by the popular network management software SolarWinds. It is not yet known how the threat actors managed to gain access to the development environment in which they added and distributed this malicious code as part of an update to the software. This trojanized version of the dynamic-link library (DLL) has been given the name ‘Sunburst’ by FireEye. Surprisingly enough, researchers have found evidence of the presence of a second backdoor in the SolarWinds product.



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The NSA’s Top 25 Most Exploited Vulnerabilities

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By Winny Thomas
Principal Security Architect
December 23, 2020

The National Security Agency published a list of 25 CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) that were most exploited by threat actors in recent times. Some of these CVE’s were used to deliver malicious software that allowed monitoring remote networks, maintaining continued access to remote networks, and, in some cases, using these CVEs to pivot to other systems within the internal network. For example, CVE-2019-11510 was used to gain access to sensitive VPN information of user accounts and then use the credentials to deliver ransomware like Sodinokibi. Similarly, CVE-2019-0803 was used to establish a backdoor to gain and maintain access to…



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The SolarWinds Hack: Understanding SolarStorm’s SUNBURST Backdoor

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By Jayesh Gangadas Patel
Senior Threat Analyst, Versa Networks
December 21, 2020

FireEye recently provided information about the widespread attack campaign registered against components of the SolarWinds Orion platform. The SolarWinds Orion platform has a huge customer base of 300,000 clients and issued this advisory on Sunday, December 20th. In this blog post, we will focus on answering specific questions that organizations may have regarding the Solarwinds attack.



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Emotet: The Silent, Pervasive Villain / The Return of Emotet: Time to Watch Out

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
April 23, 2020

After several weeks of quiet, especially during the Christmas holidays, the Emotet malware bot is up and running again, and it seems stronger and smarter. Several IT security firms have reported seeing phishing emails delivering Emotet via malicious Word documents and even delayed holiday e-greetings. Cyber-attackers using Emotet seem to have used this brief hiatus to improve the malware’s social engineering abilities, with almost a fourth of infected emails being sent as replies to existing email threads. Designed initially as a banking malware, the Emotet Trojan was first identified by security researchers in 2014. The malware delivery botnet spreads itself…



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CVE-2020-0796 – A Potential SMB Attack in the Horizon

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By Winny Thomas
Principal Security Architect
April 15, 2020

Server Message Block or SMB is a protocol used extensively by windows. It allows windows computers to communicate, locate file servers, locate and communicate with windows networks services and even communicate with other operating systems that understand the SMB protocol. The latest version of SMB is SMB version 3 which is affected. Over the years numerous vulnerabilities were discovered in the protocol which were actively exploited and used by malware authors to build ransomware, cryptominers, SCADA malware etc. MS08-067 saw the rise of the Conficker worm, MS10-061 was used by the infamous Stuxnet malware and MS17-061 was used by ransomware’s…