Network Security Best Practices and Products

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    OpenSSL vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks

    Exploits of this flaw, which makes OpenSSL vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, could force a client and server to negotiate the less secure SSL 2.0, even if both parties support the more secure SSL 3.0 or TLS 1.0 protocols.

  • 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 31, 2005 31 Aug'05

    Time to throw all your security in one box?

    A survey shows more IT shops are considering multi-purpose security appliances. But it still may not be wise to stuff all your vendors in one box.

  • 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.

  • August 23, 2005 23 Aug'05

    A layered approach to network security

    With network threats on the rise, one company is using a layered approach -- antivirus, antispyware and special QoS devices -- to ward off outbreaks like Zotob.

  • July 12, 2005 12 Jul'05

    Network devices simplifying integration, Web services security

    Cisco's planned foray into application-oriented networking helps elevate the work of the early pioneers.

  • June 15, 2005 15 Jun'05

    Security's evolution puts network pros at crossroads

    Networking vendors are pushing deeper into security, but do they have the expertise? Experts weigh in on where enterprises should turn for network security.

  • June 14, 2005 14 Jun'05

    Networking vendors wrap themselves in security

    Cisco, Juniper and 3Com have used recent acquisitions to make landmark moves into the security market, and their efforts are blurring the line between networking and security.

  • June 06, 2005 06 Jun'05

    New enterprise gear may be 3Com's last chance

    The vendor is releasing a plethora of switching, security and management gear for large organizations, and industry observers say the products could be 3Com's last best chance for survival in the enterprise market.

  • May 17, 2005 17 May'05

    3Com tips the rift on network security

    LAS VEGAS -- Kip McClanahan, president of 3Com Corp.'s TippingPoint division, is a 15-year veteran of the networking and software industries.

    McClanahan served as CEO at TippingPoint Technologies Inc., which 3Com officially acquired earlier this...