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VMworld 2021: VMware to pack more security into NSX

An upcoming release of VMware's core NSX networking software will add anomaly detection, analytics, and data-gathering software sensors.

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For networking pros, every month is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Network security shouldn't be just a set of routine tactical chores to maintain safeguards already in place, but a constant strategizing to anticipate the next threat.

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How and why automation can improve network-device security

Automation can help boost enterprise security by making sure devices are properly configured to enforce security policies.

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Cisco patches three critical holes in IOS XE software

Cisco has patched three critical security holes in its IOS XE software, which is used across a variety of its core routers and switches.

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Gartner: IT skills shortage hobbles cloud, edge, automation growth

IT executives have plans to invest in emerging technologies despite the challenge of finding IT pros with the right training.

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Palo Alto launches an enterprise-grade security pack for remote workers

Palo Alto’s Okyo Garde package includes a WiFi-6-based hardware device and mobile application software to deliver malware, ransomware and phishing protection.

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What is network as a service (NaaS)?

NaaS typically includes integrated hardware, software and licenses delivered in a subscription-based offering.

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Department of Defense works to integrate battlefield intel networks

The goal of the DoD'S Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) initiative is a concept quite familiar to enterprise IT pros: wholly integrated networks that are fast, reliable, flexible, scalable, and secure.

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Center for Internet Security: 18 security controls you need

The goal of CIS Controls V8 is to provide practical and specific actions that can spark creation of a better network security environment.

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Palo Alto Networks pushes enterprise zero trust

Palo Alto Networks has added products and features to for enterprises looking to a zero-trust protection environment.

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Cisco CEO: There's no enterprise perimeter to defend anymore

At RSA, Cisco announces new features for SecureX, Secure Endpoint, and Umbrella, plus integration between Cisco/Meraki Wi-Fi and Cisco SD-WAN

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How does certificate-based authentication work?

The subject that does not have to be scary, but there are a few misunderstandings. Here's a look at how certificate-based authentications actually works.

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Juniper takes SASE security control to the cloud

Juniper is rolling out Security Director Cloud to provide a central point of management for enterprise security management.

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802.1X: What you need to know about this LAN-authentication standard

The IEEE 802.1X standard integrates enterprise authentication into wired or wireless LANs.

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VMware bundles support for the branch-of-one workforce

VMware's new Anywhere Workspace packages networking, SASE, cloud security, and access control.

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Water-authority network upgrade spots problems faster

The need for greater visibility into remote systems helped prompt a large-scale network upgrade for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority.

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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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