Botnets—networks of computers that have been compromised by hackers—pose a serious threat to your network, your business, your partners and customers. Botnets rival the power of today’s most powerful cloud computing platforms. These “dark” clouds, controlled by cybercriminals, are designed to silently infect your network. Left undetected, botnets borrow your network to serve malicious business interests.
This paper details how you can protect against the risk of botnet infection using security gateways that offer comprehensive unified threat management (UTM).