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TCP/IP stack vulnerabilities threaten IoT devices

The latest in a long line of vulnerabilities in a key part of the networking stack threatens a major open-source operating system, printers and medical IoT devices.

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Cisco streamlines, upgrades its SASE bundle

Cisco is making it simpler to buy its SASE offerings, adding passwordless authentication, and helping to customize the package through a SASE channel in its DevNet software-developer community.

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Cloudflare wants to be your corporate network backbone with centralized management and security

Magic WAN and Magic Firewall aim to simplify linking sites and datacenters while allowing organizations to better enforce security policies.

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Top enterprise data center trends you need to know

Enterprise data-center pros are embracing cloud services, growing high-speed networks, enabling remote workforces, and adopting automation and AI.

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5 free network-vulnerability scanners

These 5 tools can help automate the detection and remediation of vulnerabilities, and they're available at no cost, and some are upgradeable to more fully featured platforms.

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WAN challenges steer auto-rental firm to SASE

SASE helps global car-rental company Sixt strengthen its network security architecture and ride out COVID-19 challenges.

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Cybersecurity in 2021: Stopping the madness

The challenges are greater than ever. But security pros have learned a lot – and with luck, the right strategic defenses can help even the highest-value targets withstand severe attacks.

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Cisco issues 3 critical warnings around ACI, NS-OX security holes

Cisco issued three security advisories rated “critical” for some of its high-end software systems – two aimed at its Application Services Engine (ASE) implementation and one at the NX-OS operating system. The most concerning warning...

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Lessons that insurrection selfies hold for legitimate enterprises

While electronic metadata is helping law enforcement track those who assaulted Congress, existence of that data should be noted by businesses concerned about privacy.

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How the network can support zero trust

Zero trust architecture calls for granting just enough access to network resources so individuals can accomplish their work tasks – nothing more – and the network itself can help.

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How NDR protects your network from cyberthreats

Three steps to finding a network detection and response product that prevents, detects, investigates, identifies, responds and mitigates cyberattacks.

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Is enterprise security broken?

Deploying independent endpoint or network security separately is coming to a rapid – and much-needed -- end. If you want to stay secure longer-term, focus on unifying your security products now.

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Release the monkey! How Infection Monkey tests network security

This free, open source penetration testing tool uses real attacks and real techniques to try and exploit its way into a network.

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Review: SaltStack brings SecOps to network orchestration and automation

SaltStack Enterprise, and its optional SecOps modules, is one of the only platforms available today that can fully manage complex enterprise environments while also protecting them.

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Recent VPN hacks reveal transparency issues within the industry and its supply chain

It’s time VPN vendors start minding their own kitchen before they burn the whole house down.

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Secure SD-WAN: The security vendors and their SD-WAN offerings

A networking vendor simply can’t jump into this space. Some SD-WANs add stateful packet filters and call this security.

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SASE: Redefining the network and security architecture

Adoption of SASE reduces complexity and overhead, improves security and boosts application performance.

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The evolution to Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is being driven by necessity

The users and devices are everywhere. As a result, secure access services also need to be everywhere.

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