Network Security Monitoring and Analysis

  • March 01, 2005 01 Mar'05

    Gartner forecasts challenges for Cisco

    Cisco Systems Inc.'s second-quarter profit almost doubled, but shares fell as sales missed analysts' estimates. Is it a minor bump in the road for the networking giant, or a sign of struggles to come?

    Rachna Ahlawat, principal analyst with the ...

  • February 16, 2005 16 Feb'05

    New Cisco security strategy targets elusive threats

    Cisco has unveiled a new line of security products to fight against elusive network threats such as phishing, viruses and denial-of-service attacks. Experts laud the moves, but explain why hackers aren't exactly running for cover.

  • January 31, 2005 31 Jan'05

    Mounting IOS flaws may boost third-party vendors

    A spate of recently discovered security vulnerabilities in the software that runs Cisco's routers and switches has caught the industry's eye, but one expert explains why, for some, IOS flaws could be an opportunity.

  • January 28, 2005 28 Jan'05

    Chapter of the Week - February 2005

    This month we present you with chapter excerpts focusing on network security

  • January 24, 2005 24 Jan'05

    Sunbelt shines light on vulnerability assessment

    A well-known distributor is transitioning into the security products market, proving that enterprise interest in vulnerability assessment products is only increasing.

  • December 27, 2004 27 Dec'04

    2005 outlook: Desktops to see Linux, search war and more spyware

    TechTarget's Paul Gillin offers up his annual predictions for the year ahead, and forecasts a pay hike for IT pros, a new owner for Apple and the rise of Linux, spyware and desktop search.

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    Expert Lisa Phifer: Network-borne attacks continue to grow in 2005

    Check out what Lisa has to say about carbon-based life forms and their penchant for high-risk Internet behavior.

  • October 19, 2004 19 Oct'04

    Cisco, Microsoft partner on security, but products nowhere to be found

    The two tech titans have teamed up to augment end-point security, but experts are skeptical because it could be difficult for the vendors to live up to their promises.

  • October 14, 2004 14 Oct'04

    Cisco, IBM team up on end-point security

    The vendors are enhancing end-point security to help their joint customers keep networks virus-free, but one expert says only Cisco shops running Tivoli can benefit.

  • August 05, 2004 05 Aug'04

    Cisco defends NAC security strategy

    Networking market leader Cisco Systems Inc. wants to fundamentally change network security. While security devices have long been part of the network edge, Cisco is turning that model on its head with its self-defending network strategy by ...

  • 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

    Security word search answer key

    Security word search answer key

  • July 13, 2004 13 Jul'04

    Security word search

    Test your security knowledge by having some fun with this word search and enter our contest for your chance to win a free security book.

  • 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. ...

  • July 01, 2004 01 Jul'04

    Cisco Collaboration Server flaw could allow remote attacks

    A flaw in Cisco's Collaboration Server could leave some enterprises open to attacks from remote users. One analyst says the vulnerability demonstrates that the networking giant's software is not up to par with the rest of the industry.