Network Security Best Practices and Products

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    Endpoint security threats meet their match

    Securing the network at every endpoint is changing with some new products that limit, prohibit and protect endpoints and users.

  • February 22, 2006 22 Feb'06

    Secure routers, Ethernet switches dominated in 2005

    A pair of studies by Infonetics Research shows that secure routers and Ethernet switches boomed last year

  • February 20, 2006 20 Feb'06

    Who do you trust?

    Should you go with just one vendor for end-to-end security? Editorial Director Susan Fogarty explores the wisdom of such a decision.

  • February 20, 2006 20 Feb'06

    RSA Conference expands network security options

    Security is top of mind, a fact revealed at last week's RSA Conference. Experts spoke about growing threats and how to avoid them while vendors released products to thwart attacks.

  • February 16, 2006 16 Feb'06

    Cisco unveils steps toward self-defending network

    In his keynote, CEO John Chambers touted product enhancements that advance his push for networks that can defend themselves without human intervention.

  • February 09, 2006 09 Feb'06

    SonicWall's e-mail security to stop spam

    SonicWall's acquisition of e-mail security vendor, MailFrontier, promises first-line defense against malicious spam attacks. MailFrontier's e-mail protection technology stops a threat at the enterprise door.

  • January 30, 2006 30 Jan'06

    Property management company beefs up network security

    Enterprises could learn a lesson from Managed Services Inc., which rolled out wired and wireless network access to dozens of its properties nationwide, but in doing so found security could suffer.

  • January 25, 2006 25 Jan'06

    Tick, tick, boom: NAC market ready to explode

    By 2008, the market for NAC enforcement tools will see astonishing growth, hitting $3.9 billion, suggests an Infonetics study.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Study: Network security market to reach $6 billion

    A pair of studies by Infonetics Research Inc. says the network security market recently topped $1 billion and in the next two years that will increase six-fold.

  • December 15, 2005 15 Dec'05

    NAC in Interop spotlight

    Network access control appliances are gaining steam, experts and vendors said. And with the focus on security turning to the network level, NAC is also becoming a necessity.

  • November 15, 2005 15 Nov'05

    Juniper brings in the Funk for tighter security

    Continuing its drive to offer tight network security, Juniper Networks yesterday announced plans to buy Funk Software for a cool $122 million.

  • October 26, 2005 26 Oct'05

    What you don't know can hurt you

    One industry observer warns enterprises of the dangers of being unwary or unprepared for potential cyber-attacks.

  • October 18, 2005 18 Oct'05

    Advancement to Cisco's NAC framework boosts security in LAN, wireless space

    The networking giant today announced additions to its security framework, including support for the company's popular Catalyst switches and wireless services.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    New filter sinks phishing expeditions

    A new anti-phishing filter from TippingPoint Technologies Inc. uses multiple layers to block sneaky scams at the network level.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    OpenSSL vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks

    Exploits of this flaw, which makes OpenSSL vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, could force a client and server to negotiate the less secure SSL 2.0, even if both parties support the more secure SSL 3.0 or TLS 1.0 protocols.