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Gov’t warns on VPN security bug in Cisco, Palo Alto, F5, Pulse software

VPN packages from Cisco, Palo Alto, F5 and Pulse may improperly secure tokens and cookies, allowing nefarious actors an opening to invade and take control over an end user’s system.

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How to quickly deploy, run Linux applications as unikernels

Unikernels are a smaller, faster, and more secure option for deploying applications on cloud infrastructure. With NanoVMs OPS, anyone can run a Linux application as a unikernel with no additional coding.

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Meta Networks builds user security into its Network-as-a-Service

Meta Networks has a unique approach to the security of its Network-as-a-Service. A tight security perimeter is built around every user and the specific resources each person needs to access.

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Russia demands access to VPN providers’ servers

10 VPN service providers have been ordered to link their servers in Russia to the state censorship agency by April 26

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Cisco warns of two security patches that don’t work, issues 17 new ones for IOS flaws

Cisco is issuing 17 new fixes for security problems with IOS and IOS/XE software that runs most of its routers and switches, while it has no patch yet to replace flawed patches to RV320 and RV 325 routers.

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Cisco forms VC firm looking to weaponize fledgling technology companies

Decibel, an investment firm focused on early stage funding for enterprise-product startups, will back technologies related to Cisco's core interests.

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How to hack your own Wi-Fi network

Free (or almost free) Wi-Fi penetration testing tools can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways to protect against them.

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Triton and the new wave of IIoT security threats

Triton malware, which can shut down industrial safety systems, causing damage to facilities and threatening human life, targets the industrial internet of things.

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Cisco directs high priority patches for IP phone security exposures

Cisco this week advised customers using its 7800 and 8800 series IP phones they should patch a variety of “high” priority vulnerabilities that could lead to denial of service and other security problems.

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Quantum computing will break your encryption in a few years

Quantum technology is set to make public-key infrastructure obsolete before too long, but it might also keep your data secure.

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How to audit Windows Task Scheduler to detect attacks

Learn how to prevent attackers from using Task Scheduler to hide and set up tasks to access Windows systems.

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Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware's strategy

VMware networking and security chief Tom Gillis looks at competing with Cisco and how the company will bolster NSX and more.

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Software-defined perimeter brings trusted access to multi-cloud applications, network resources

Today’s networks are both elastic and permeable. Software-defined perimeter (SDP) technology enables simpler, trusted, and secure access to applications in public or private cloud.

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VMware firewall takes aim at defending apps in data center, cloud

VMware says its new Service-defined Firewall has gains deep visibility into the hosts and services that generate network traffic via company’s existing NSX network management software, its vSphere hypervisors and AppDefense threat...

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How blockchain will manage networks

Ethernet networking technology is inherently insecure and hard to manage. To address that, researchers say a blockchain approach to network management is needed.

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Cisco uncorks 26 security patches for switches, firewalls

Cisco is patching holes in software for Nexus 3000, 3500, 7000, 9000 switches and for Firepower 4100 Series next-generation firewall and Firepower 9300 security appliance.

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Huawei’s possible lawsuit, ransomware readiness, old malware resurfaces | TECH(feed)

The ongoing battle between the U.S. and Huawei could soon go to court as Huawei reportedly prepares to sue the U.S. government. Plus, 2019 will see ride sharing companies going public… but which will be first? And as a decade-old...

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