Network Security Best Practices and Products

  • July 30, 2004 30 Jul'04

    Network devices face unending dangers

    Denial-of-service attacks, mirror points and false routing are just a few of the ways hackers can disrupt networks, but a Burton Group analyst explains how enterprises can thwart device danger.

  • July 15, 2004 15 Jul'04

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  • July 14, 2004 14 Jul'04

    Analysis: Security strategies put Microsoft, Cisco at odds

    Microsoft is pushing ahead with its own network security strategy without the cooperation of Cisco Systems. Experts say that could cause discord among vendors and sizable interoperability problems for enterprises.

  • July 13, 2004 13 Jul'04

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  • July 07, 2004 07 Jul'04

    Cisco's self-defending networks progress, slowly

    Cisco Systems Inc. has been in the process of folding security into its network infrastructure for some time. The initiative, known as the self-defending network strategy, is a part of Cisco's overall push to add more intelligence into the network. ...

  • June 15, 2004 15 Jun'04

    Content filtering helps snub spyware

    ServGate partners with SurfControl adding content filtering to the company's modular multi-function security device.

  • May 10, 2004 10 May'04

    On security, is Cisco the next Microsoft?

    After a flood of recent security vulnerabilities, some wonder if Cisco's security track record is becoming as tarnished as Microsoft's. Though the networking giant is wearing a bigger target than ever, experts say good communication and best ...

  • April 13, 2004 13 Apr'04

    Cisco says despite risks, LEAP wasn't worth fixing

    Even though the LEAP security flaw could affect half of Cisco's WLAN customers, the company didn't patch it because more LEAP flaws could have emerged. While experts say LEAP should be abandoned immediately, they say Cisco's security strategy is ...

  • March 30, 2004 30 Mar'04

    Teens write script to attack Cisco devices

    Cisco has provided code upgrades and mitigation suggestions for numerous vulnerabilities in key networking solutions for which exploit code already exists.

  • March 22, 2004 22 Mar'04

    Cisco launches new security, manageability tools

    Cisco has released several new product upgrades and features as part of an effort to extend security and management functionality across the network.

  • March 18, 2004 18 Mar'04

    Multiple Cisco products among those clobbered by OpenSSL flaw

    Cisco switches, routers and firewalls are vulnerable to attack due to a problem in OpenSSL that has other software vendors scrambling to cope.

  • March 15, 2004 15 Mar'04

    All-in-one security devices carry their weight

    All-in-one security devices are making it easier to keep distributed networks safe, and it's no wonder competition in the space is heating up. Despite earlier misgivings, one international firm explains how it's using a product from ServGate to ...

  • February 26, 2004 26 Feb'04

    Face-off: The Can Spam Act

    New federal laws meant to stop spam have earned mixed reviews. TechTarget's Mark Lewis says the Can Spam Act is half-hearted, while editor Sarah Lourie says it's a good first step.

  • February 25, 2004 25 Feb'04

    Hardware hit by multiple vulnerabilities

    Fixes and mitigations are available for flaws in 3Com and Cisco hardware that could allow unauthorized access and denial of service attacks.

  • February 10, 2004 10 Feb'04

    Amid acquisition, NetScreen updates SSL VPN

    NetScreen has released an update to its clientless VPN product line. At the same time, Juniper Networks has announced plans to buy the company. If the acquisition goes through, the transition should be smooth for NetScreen customers, an analyst says.