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How have network firewalls evolved?

Firewalls have become ubiquitous across the enterprise IT landscape because of their proven ability to stop bad traffic from entering corporate networks and protect a company’s most valuable assets. So how have firewalls evolved over...

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Internet exchange points team up to bring better MANRS to the internet

Enterprises stand to benefit from ISOC's latest campaign to get IXPs to clean up internet routing security

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Is it time to kill the pen test? | Salted Hash Ep 22

Host Steve Ragan reports from the show floor at RSA 2018, talking with guest Adrian Sanabria, director of research at Savage Security, about de-emphasizing network penetration tests to put more focus on attack simulations and helping...

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What Larry, Moe and Curly can teach us about network security and SD-WAN agility

A recent survey of 712 IT professionals shows that network complexity remains a problem even after deploying SD-WAN.

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Leveraging reconfigurable computing for smarter cybersecurity, part 2

It’s clear that reconfigurable computing platforms have a great deal to offer in enabling faster, more powerful and more responsive cybersecurity solutions, both now and in the future.

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What is the cyber kill chain?

Concerned about your network defense? Watch this short video to learn the 7 stages of the cyber kill chain, a framework created by Lockheed Martin to outline the phases of a targeted cyberattack.

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Warning: security vulnerabilities found in SD-WAN appliances

Our branch appliances are often exposed to “innocent” threats, such as being inadvertently disabled by third-party sales engineer. And even worse, they can be exposed to truly sensitive data.

How VDI can help organizations be more secure

The use cases for VDI have exploded in the face of today’s modern, mobile workforce.

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Don’t get caught in an IoT security nightmare

In the rush to connect every possible thing to powerful insight-generating capabilities in the cloud, Organizations should not fail to carefully evaluate and secure every component of the IoT ecosystem.

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The 4 SD-WAN architectures for network security

SD-WAN’s future lies in security.

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6 AI ingredients every wireless networking strategy needs

Thanks to advances in AI, companies of all sizes can transform their wireless networking with WiFi that is predictable, reliable and measurable.

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What is a firewall? [And how about next-generation firewalls?]

Network firewalls are the primary perimeter defense for most organizations. Here's a look at the different types - proxy, stateful, next-gen (NGFW), Web apps - and their features.

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Cisco continues its network-based security strategy by moving to acquire Observable Networks

The acquisition target provides dynamic network behavior monitoring to help security teams find anomalies that could indicate a breach.

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4 resources to find free Cisco skills and certification labs

Cisco offers a wealth of instruction - some of it free - for increasing networking skills or prepping for certification exams.

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Outsourcing security: Would you turn over the keys to a third party?

Years ago it would have been unthinkable to give up control to securing your most valuable assets. But for some companies the risk of handing the security keys to a third party is less than the idea of facing the daily barrage of...

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Face it: Enterprise cyberattacks are going to happen

There are now so many cyberattacks that many enterprises simply accept that hackers will find ways to break into their systems. Companies are combining new and old methods to thwart the bad guys.

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How to protect your data when using public Wi-Fi

Hackers love public Wi-Fi. Unsuspecting victims often fall into their traps. To protect your data when using public Wi-Fi, follow these four steps.

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