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Overcoming kludges to secure web applications

Nothing is easy when applications lay upon multiple kludges of network architecture and flawed protocols. Without adequate safeguards, security results in a hit and miss approach.

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IPSec – A swiss army knife of kludges

One shoe does not fit all when it comes to SD-WAN providers. There are a variety of ways to tunnel user traffic. Stay clear of anyone who hasn't made the right extensions to IPSec.

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Container security: crafting application identity

Containers are not like traditional workloads and as a result, they require a new security model. Traditional methods such as IP address and ACLs are no longer effective.

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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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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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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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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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False positives still cause threat alert fatigue

How you set up and prioritize which alerts to look at and act on is the basis for an effective threat management strategy.

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Report: Top 25 IT security products

Download this exclusive report highlighting 25 top security products – as rated by actual enterprise users of the products – in categories such as cloud security, firewalls, SIEM, application security and IoT security.

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Systemic cybersecurity crisis looms

Executive perception that security is just another cost, implementing bare bones security measures and growing threats could lead to a cybersecurity crisis.

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