CompTIA Security+ Question J-45

An organization does not have adequate resources to administer its large infrastructure. A security administrator wishes to integrate the security controls of some of the network devices in the organization. Which of the following methods would BEST accomplish this goal?

A. Unified Threat Management
B. Virtual Private Network
C. Single sign on
D. Role-based management

Answer: A

Unified Threat Management (UTM) is, basically, the combination of a firewall with other abilities. These abilities include intrusion prevention, antivirus, content filtering, etc. Advantages of combining everything into one:

You only have one product to learn. You only have to deal with a single vendor. IT provides reduced complexity.