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  • 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.

  • November 07, 2005 07 Nov'05

    New bot may threaten Cisco routers

    The network-aware bot spreads via unpatched Windows flaws and can scope out Cisco routers running vulnerable Telnet or HTTP servers. Separately, the networking giant has fixed a problem with its IPS configuration software.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • July 28, 2005 28 Jul'05

    Update: Black Hat exploit underpins need to patch

    Update -- Industry pros say even though a researcher has revealed how a malicious attacker can crash Cisco networks worldwide, the risk to corporate networks remains in question.

  • July 11, 2005 11 Jul'05

    Vendor finds new use for Cisco APs

    AirMagnet's updated Wi-Fi security system offers enhanced integration with Cisco gear, plus thwarts an emerging Wi-Fi attack method called "phlooding."

  • May 19, 2005 19 May'05

    Cisco stamps patches on timestamp flaws

    Cisco says updates are available to remedy vulnerabilities in its access points and other products that could enable denial-of-service conditions.

  • May 10, 2005 10 May'05

    Officials: Cisco theft was part of a much bigger attack

    Last year's IOS source code theft from Cisco was huge in itself, but authorities now believe it was one element of a much larger cyberheist.

  • May 10, 2005 10 May'05

    IOS theft highlights need to patch flaws quickly

    It's unclear whether future exploits resulting from last year's Cisco IOS source code theft will eventually disrupt networks worldwide, but experts agree that any IOS-related flaws must be patched quickly.

  • 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.

  • March 02, 2005 02 Mar'05

    SurfControl rides Internet filtering wave

    3Com and SurfControl are helping enterprises enact appropriate Web usage policies and block dangerous or inappropriate content, part of a growing trend to use the network to thwart malicious content.

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