Network Security Best Practices and Products
- October 30, 2008
When Concord Hospital needed to install a network behavioral analysis (NBA) tool into a Nortel network built on multi-link trunking, the hospital's network chief had to convince Nortel to collaborate with his preferred NBA vendor.
- October 23, 2008
Cisco security guru Christopher Burgess has some radical suggestions for network security to beef up data leak prevention: Trust your users, and let them help decide policy.
- October 01, 2008
Workers in developing countries like India, China and Brazil can undermine data loss prevention efforts. A network security survey from Cisco shows that these workers are more likely to engage in risky behavior with corporate data. Education is the ...
- September 25, 2008
Overwhelmed by threats, security practitioners are turning toward an unlikely source: the unwashed masses. Don't be surprised if crowdsourcing starts influencing your NOC operations soon, either.
- August 14, 2008
With security information and event management platform QRadar, Wayne State University has secured its open network without locking down its systems.
- May 14, 2008
Most network security products focus on keeping the bad guys -- Trojans, viruses and hackers -- outside of the network, but data loss prevention (DLP) keeps the good stuff -- sensitive enterprise data -- in. With more business data leaks tainting ...
- February 14, 2008
Many IT administrators have been able to save time and boost productivity by using VanDyke Software's security management products.
- February 06, 2008
With businesses expecting their networks to provide more services, vendors are building more intelligence into their switches.
- January 09, 2008
The post-holiday influx of consumer devices poses increased risk of data leakage and other threats to network security.
- November 13, 2007
Cisco Network Admission Control Guest Server, released today, can relieve some of the headaches of guest network access while also acting as a building block to a broader network access control (NAC) rollout.
- October 11, 2007
Juniper Networks has updated its Unified Access Control NAC products to include better pre- and post-admission, identity and role awareness and other new features.
- September 10, 2007
Cisco today released an NAC module for the Integrated Services Router (ISR) and the NAC Profiler for recognition of networked endpoints. The NAC ISR module is a step toward eliminating complexity and making NAC more marketable and affordable, while ...
- August 30, 2007
Network access control (NAC) vendors who are the most attractive to potential users aren't always the ones that are deployed and used, a recent study by Current Analysis found.
- July 30, 2007
A packet sniffer may seem like a humble addition to a network professional's toolkit, but when used correctly, packet sniffers (also known as protocol analyzers) can home in on any number of network problems. "Practical Packet Analysis: Using ...
- March 29, 2007
The network security appliance and software markets are expected to continue growing steadily in 2007, while content security sales will begin to affect most enterprises' networking budgets.