Network Security Best Practices and Products

  • September 27, 2005 27 Sep'05

    Cisco adds new layers to network defense

    The network giant is teaming up with Trend Micro to help companies keep worm and virus outbreaks at bay and is augmenting internal network security with new software.

  • August 31, 2005 31 Aug'05

    Time to throw all your security in one box?

    A survey shows more IT shops are considering multi-purpose security appliances. But it still may not be wise to stuff all your vendors in one box.

  • August 29, 2005 29 Aug'05

    Networking giant sets site on security intelligence

    In search of security information that minimizes network disruptions and optimizes product threat mitigation? Cisco may have a site for sore eyes.

  • August 23, 2005 23 Aug'05

    A layered approach to network security

    With network threats on the rise, one company is using a layered approach -- antivirus, antispyware and special QoS devices -- to ward off outbreaks like Zotob.

  • July 12, 2005 12 Jul'05

    Network devices simplifying integration, Web services security

    Cisco's planned foray into application-oriented networking helps elevate the work of the early pioneers.

  • June 15, 2005 15 Jun'05

    Security's evolution puts network pros at crossroads

    Networking vendors are pushing deeper into security, but do they have the expertise? Experts weigh in on where enterprises should turn for network security.

  • June 14, 2005 14 Jun'05

    Networking vendors wrap themselves in security

    Cisco, Juniper and 3Com have used recent acquisitions to make landmark moves into the security market, and their efforts are blurring the line between networking and security.

  • June 06, 2005 06 Jun'05

    New enterprise gear may be 3Com's last chance

    The vendor is releasing a plethora of switching, security and management gear for large organizations, and industry observers say the products could be 3Com's last best chance for survival in the enterprise market.

  • May 17, 2005 17 May'05

    3Com tips the rift on network security

    LAS VEGAS -- Kip McClanahan, president of 3Com Corp.'s TippingPoint division, is a 15-year veteran of the networking and software industries.

    McClanahan served as CEO at TippingPoint Technologies Inc., which 3Com officially acquired earlier this...

  • May 10, 2005 10 May'05

    Cisco Spotlight Series: A router for all seasons

    It's no secret that Cisco Systems Inc. is betting heavily on its line of Integrated Services Routers (ISRs). Already one of the top-selling product lines in its history, the devices are built to run simultaneous services such as data, security and ...

  • May 04, 2005 04 May'05

    Do blended threats call for all-in-one or best-of-breed devices?

    Interop 2005 speakers say a single, comprehensive security device is the remedy for thwarting blended security threats, but others disagree.

  • May 03, 2005 03 May'05

    Interop: Chambers says business success depends on the network

    In his keynote this morning at Interop 2005, Cisco's CEO said the technology innovations of today and tomorrow will increase networking productivity, ultimately making businesses more profitable and successful.

  • May 02, 2005 02 May'05

    Cisco brings multifunction router to the masses

    Announced this morning at Interop, Cisco's new integrated services routers enable more organizations to afford routers offering services such as security and QoS at wire speed.

  • April 26, 2005 26 Apr'05

    Extreme puts threat mitigation in the core

    Extreme Networks says its new security paradigm -- namely placing threat mitigation in the core switch -- can keep 10 GigE links moving swiftly and eliminate inefficient in-line security devices.

  • April 21, 2005 21 Apr'05

    Industry welcomes next-gen TLS VPN

    Despite being a slow starter, the TLS protocol is taking over for SSL as the de facto VPN technology. Experts offer insight into the benefits of TLS and how it's changing network security.