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  • July 28, 2005 28 Jul'05

    Update: Black Hat exploit underpins need to patch

    Update -- Industry pros say even though a researcher has revealed how a malicious attacker can crash Cisco networks worldwide, the risk to corporate networks remains in question.

  • July 11, 2005 11 Jul'05

    Vendor finds new use for Cisco APs

    AirMagnet's updated Wi-Fi security system offers enhanced integration with Cisco gear, plus thwarts an emerging Wi-Fi attack method called "phlooding."

  • May 19, 2005 19 May'05

    Cisco stamps patches on timestamp flaws

    Cisco says updates are available to remedy vulnerabilities in its access points and other products that could enable denial-of-service conditions.

  • May 10, 2005 10 May'05

    Officials: Cisco theft was part of a much bigger attack

    Last year's IOS source code theft from Cisco was huge in itself, but authorities now believe it was one element of a much larger cyberheist.

  • May 10, 2005 10 May'05

    IOS theft highlights need to patch flaws quickly

    It's unclear whether future exploits resulting from last year's Cisco IOS source code theft will eventually disrupt networks worldwide, but experts agree that any IOS-related flaws must be patched quickly.

  • 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.

  • March 02, 2005 02 Mar'05

    SurfControl rides Internet filtering wave

    3Com and SurfControl are helping enterprises enact appropriate Web usage policies and block dangerous or inappropriate content, part of a growing trend to use the network to thwart malicious content.

  • March 01, 2005 01 Mar'05

    Gartner forecasts challenges for Cisco

    Cisco Systems Inc.'s second-quarter profit almost doubled, but shares fell as sales missed analysts' estimates. Is it a minor bump in the road for the networking giant, or a sign of struggles to come?

    Rachna Ahlawat, principal analyst with the ...

  • February 16, 2005 16 Feb'05

    New Cisco security strategy targets elusive threats

    Cisco has unveiled a new line of security products to fight against elusive network threats such as phishing, viruses and denial-of-service attacks. Experts laud the moves, but explain why hackers aren't exactly running for cover.

  • January 31, 2005 31 Jan'05

    Mounting IOS flaws may boost third-party vendors

    A spate of recently discovered security vulnerabilities in the software that runs Cisco's routers and switches has caught the industry's eye, but one expert explains why, for some, IOS flaws could be an opportunity.

  • January 28, 2005 28 Jan'05

    Chapter of the Week - February 2005

    This month we present you with chapter excerpts focusing on network security

  • January 24, 2005 24 Jan'05

    Sunbelt shines light on vulnerability assessment

    A well-known distributor is transitioning into the security products market, proving that enterprise interest in vulnerability assessment products is only increasing.

  • December 27, 2004 27 Dec'04

    2005 outlook: Desktops to see Linux, search war and more spyware

    TechTarget's Paul Gillin offers up his annual predictions for the year ahead, and forecasts a pay hike for IT pros, a new owner for Apple and the rise of Linux, spyware and desktop search.

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    Expert Lisa Phifer: Network-borne attacks continue to grow in 2005

    Check out what Lisa has to say about carbon-based life forms and their penchant for high-risk Internet behavior.

  • 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.

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