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  • October 25, 2006 25 Oct'06

    Video, audio are network drains

    Network misuse is rampant, according to a recent survey. Employees using the corporate network for recreation or high-bandwidth business can put a strain on network resources, but network engineers can combat that with filtering and monitoring.

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    Data leakage protection: Where does it fit in the network?

    Network-based antivirus and antispam products are getting a face-lift with next-generation content filtering, but is data leakage protection best served in the network or at the endpoint?

  • September 11, 2006 11 Sep'06

    Users anticipate joint Cisco and Microsoft security

    Users are keen on checking out Microsoft and Cisco's interoperable security architecture outlined this week by both companies. When it comes to enterprise security, however, Cisco still gets more respect from IT shops.

  • August 29, 2006 29 Aug'06

    Data-leakage security threat to meet its protection match

    Security-aware network managers fretting over headlines about intellectual property loss may find hope in the emerging data-leakage protection industry.

  • August 24, 2006 24 Aug'06

    Microsoft and Cisco ready to demo NAP/NAC

    There is harmony at last between two high-tech elephants. At a Boston security conference, Microsoft and Cisco will demonstrate how their competing security technologies will co-exist.

  • August 08, 2006 08 Aug'06

    Possible Cisco zero-day exploit revealed at Black Hat

    Details of an alleged flaw related to SIP and PIX appliances, briefly mentioned in a Wednesday Black Hat presentation, are being kept under wraps as Cisco and US-CERT investigate.

  • August 04, 2006 04 Aug'06

    Cisco PIX security flaw possibility comes to light

    Details of an alleged flaw related to SIP and PIX appliances, briefly mentioned in a Wednesday Black Hat presentation, are being kept under wraps as Cisco and US-CERT investigate.

  • August 04, 2006 04 Aug'06

    Cisco security flaw under scrutiny

    Cisco continues to investigate a potential PIX firewall flaw, but it and other vendors say sharing security information quickly and indiscriminately is always the best policy.

  • July 19, 2006 19 Jul'06

    Cisco's NAC play: Good for users, or just for Cisco's bottom line?

    Expert opinion on how subtle moves in Cisco's NAC department suggest that the company wants to be a major security player -- selling lots and lots of equipment in the process.

  • July 19, 2006 19 Jul'06

    Cisco NAC appliance secures enterprise networks

    Cisco NAC as a framework is a daunting task. But it was made easier with its latest NAC 4.0 appliance, which analysts say can ease the NAC transition for network engineers.

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    NAC helps aerospace firm's network blast off

    Aerospace company EADS Astrium North America Inc. needs to prevent people without proper clearance from accessing sensitive data, something many network architects struggle with. They've employed an NAC solution from Lockdown to grant network access...

  • June 20, 2006 20 Jun'06

    NAC boosts security for Sun Microsystems

    Network Access Control has helped Sun Microsystems secure its network, despite advice from Burton Group analysts for network architects to hold off on NAC until the market matures and standards emerge.

  • June 01, 2006 01 Jun'06

    Security flap opens financial services firm's eyes

    Thomas Weisel Partners, a financial services firm, caught a bug; a worm really. But now they monitor network traffic more closely to ensure it doesn't happen again.

  • May 24, 2006 24 May'06

    Net Intelligence column: A call for IPS, network behavior consolidation

    Networking professionals stand to benefit from consolidation under way in the overcrowded security market as intrusion prevention providers, under competitive pressure to advance their application infrastructures, are integrating network behavioral ...

  • May 22, 2006 22 May'06

    Nortel, Symantec team up on secure application switch

    Nortel Networks is releasing a new application switch with intrusion prevention from Symantec inside.

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