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August 02, 2019
The settlement resolves allegations that a Cisco security flaw left governments vulnerable to hackers for years without the company taking action.
July 23, 2019
The L7 Defense application Ammune API Defense will run on Niagara Networks' Open Visibility Platform in an effort to bring security to API communications.
June 27, 2019
Pica8 claims its PicOS network operating system will address rising security and efficiency challenges with its new network access control integrations.
June 26, 2019
Has Cisco outgrown networking? One industry insider seems to think so. Plus, other analysts size up Cisco's future around security and intent-based networking.
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