Network Security Best Practices and Products
- April 14, 2011
Athena PathFinder's network path analysis capabilities can show how firewall, router and switch configurations affect packet flow through a network.
- April 13, 2011
In his series offering Cisco ASA firewall advice, Fast Packet blogger Brandon Carroll explains the new Cisco ASA 8.4 feature, Stateful Failover with Dynamic Routing Protocols.
- April 08, 2011
The New Mexico Human Services Department implemented a virtualization security plan that ensures security of core applications running on virtual machines.
- February 16, 2011
With its new network security architecture, SecureX, Cisco tries to transcend next-generation firewall hype by focusing on more than application awareness. It's all about the context of who, what, where, when and how network connections are ...
- February 03, 2011
Fast Packet blogger Greg Ferro reports from Cisco Live London where (after a marketing exec was stripped down by orphans!) Uncle John promised a stronger focus on Cisco security strategies as well as network automation and management. Strangely, ...
- January 27, 2011
Wireless IPS has traditionally policed Wi-Fi frequencies for wireless LAN security threats, such as rogue and misconfigured access points, but many enterprises need these products to look beyond Wi-Fi into interfering activity from cellular networks...
- January 17, 2011
Firewall management software allowed an information security executive to clean up firewall rules within his organization and impose firewall change management policy.
- January 11, 2011
If you run into BGP peering problems because of a Cisco ASA or PIX firewallin the middle, there are a few simple command line fixes that will quickly solve the problem. Fast Packet blogger Brandon Carroll explains.
- January 05, 2011
Leading analysts share their predictions for top networking trends in 2011, including data center networks, wireless LANs, network security and network management.
- December 15, 2010
In our review of top networking news of 2010, see how we covered the rise of the multi-vendor network, major changes in data center networks and security, the emergence of ubiquitous wireless LAN and the challenges networking pros face in building ...
- November 23, 2010
A global executive relocation service provider improved its zero-day protection capabilities with a combination of network access control and an intrusion prevention system.
- October 26, 2010
Network security hardware and software vendors are offering enterprises options to consolidate network security infrastructure so that they can reduce management overhead and power consumption in the data center. But enterprises must avoid adding ...
- October 07, 2010
Cisco's Borderless Networks strategy promises customers a new paradigm for supporting enterprise mobility and ensuring mobile network security. However, network engineers are struggling to understand how a seemingly disparate collection of products ...
- September 23, 2010
Application-aware firewalls enhance network security by offering deeper visibility, but enterprises will hang on to old-style firewalls.
- September 16, 2010
Server virtualization security is no longer guaranteed by creating physical security zones for different classes of virtual machines on host servers. Networking and network security vendors are introducing virtual security products that apply ...