Network Security Best Practices and Products

  • May 10, 2005 10 May'05

    Cisco Spotlight Series: A router for all seasons

    It's no secret that Cisco Systems Inc. is betting heavily on its line of Integrated Services Routers (ISRs). Already one of the top-selling product lines in its history, the devices are built to run simultaneous services such as data, security and ...

  • 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.

  • May 03, 2005 03 May'05

    Interop: Chambers says business success depends on the network

    In his keynote this morning at Interop 2005, Cisco's CEO said the technology innovations of today and tomorrow will increase networking productivity, ultimately making businesses more profitable and successful.

  • May 02, 2005 02 May'05

    Cisco brings multifunction router to the masses

    Announced this morning at Interop, Cisco's new integrated services routers enable more organizations to afford routers offering services such as security and QoS at wire speed.

  • April 26, 2005 26 Apr'05

    Extreme puts threat mitigation in the core

    Extreme Networks says its new security paradigm -- namely placing threat mitigation in the core switch -- can keep 10 GigE links moving swiftly and eliminate inefficient in-line security devices.

  • April 21, 2005 21 Apr'05

    Industry welcomes next-gen TLS VPN

    Despite being a slow starter, the TLS protocol is taking over for SSL as the de facto VPN technology. Experts offer insight into the benefits of TLS and how it's changing network security.

  • April 12, 2005 12 Apr'05

    Cisco senior VP explains unified security initiatives

    In July of last year, Cisco Systems Inc. backed up its words with actions. After claiming that the integration of its security products was a priority, the San Jose, Calif.-based vendor radically reorganized its corporate hierarchy and created the ...

  • April 04, 2005 04 Apr'05

    The new chemistry of network security

    One vendor's debut product combines host configuration, policy management and network access control. Industry observers believe it's just one of many such products on the horizon.

  • February 28, 2005 28 Feb'05

    Pushing policy enforcement beyond the perimeter

    With transient employees taking notebook PCs everywhere they go, network admins have long desired the ability to extend internal network security policies beyond the perimeter. One vendor is doing just that.

  • December 23, 2004 23 Dec'04

    The security risks of VoIP

    Increasing standardization and prevalence means VoIP will likely be a growing target for attacks. There are ways to keep an enterprise safe, but new technology will soon mean new threats.

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    Expert Michael Gregg: Increased emphasis on intrusion-prevention systems

    Michael Gregg shares his thoughts on IPS, wireless technologies and spam and spyware for 2005.

  • October 25, 2004 25 Oct'04

    CallManager update offers end-to-end security

    The networking vendor's CallManager update extends encryption to IP phones, offering a VoIP security option that resembles traditional distributed computing environments.

  • 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.

  • October 04, 2004 04 Oct'04

    Reseller deal highlights interest in all-in-one security

    A new reseller agreement will give Dell's customers access to ServGate's security equipment, demonstrating that interest in multi-function devices is on the rise.