Network Security Best Practices and Products
- September 23, 2004
Several Symantec firewalls and gateway appliances are vulnerable to denial-of-service attacks that potentially allow a device's configuration to be altered. The vendor has released patches.
- September 16, 2004
Cisco promises that its NAC strategy will soon be the best way to assess network device vulnerability, but until it's completed in 2005, other vendors are stepping up to fill the void.
- September 09, 2004
Firewalls were hot last year, but research shows the standalone market is cooling off as other types of network devices add more security features.
- September 01, 2004
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- August 05, 2004
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 ...
- August 02, 2004
IPsec VPNs are entrenched in many enterprises, but easier-to-use SSL VPNs could soon be just as popular. Experts explain where each type of VPN works best.
- July 30, 2004
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
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- July 14, 2004
Microsoft is pushing ahead with its own network security strategy without the cooperation of Cisco Systems. Experts say that could cause discord among vendors and sizable interoperability problems for enterprises.
- July 13, 2004
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- July 07, 2004
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. ...
- June 15, 2004
ServGate partners with SurfControl adding content filtering to the company's modular multi-function security device.
- May 10, 2004
After a flood of recent security vulnerabilities, some wonder if Cisco's security track record is becoming as tarnished as Microsoft's. Though the networking giant is wearing a bigger target than ever, experts say good communication and best ...
- April 13, 2004
Even though the LEAP security flaw could affect half of Cisco's WLAN customers, the company didn't patch it because more LEAP flaws could have emerged. While experts say LEAP should be abandoned immediately, they say Cisco's security strategy is ...
- March 30, 2004
Cisco has provided code upgrades and mitigation suggestions for numerous vulnerabilities in key networking solutions for which exploit code already exists.