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Tape backup as a defense vs. ransomware

Tape isn’t close to being the perfect backup, but it is pretty impervious to ransomware.

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Palo Alto shapes SASE package for hybrid enterprises

Palo Alto’s Prisma SASE brings together the company’s its core Prisma Access package with the company’s Prisma SD-WAN technology

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What to expect from SASE certifications

Free and fee-based SASE certifications are cropping up from vendors including Cato Networks, Netskope and Versa Networks. Are they worth the effort?

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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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5 steps for modernizing enterprise networks

Software-defined networking, artificial intelligence, cloud, new Wi-Fi and 5G options, and network security can combine to improve performance of traditional networks.

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Juniper software triggers network response to threats

Juniper Cloud Workload Protection controls application execution, monitors for signs of attacks, and takes steps to block them.

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Cisco preps now for the hybrid workforce

Cisco says its employees will work from home part of the time and be supported with its networking gear.

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Feds' demand for software standards could boost enterprise security

An executive order issued in May by the Biden Administration has elevated the status of the software bill of materials, by mandating their use in federal government contracting.

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IBM upgrades its Big Iron OS for better cloud, security, and AI support

IBM's latest version of z/OS addresses easier provisioning and embraces Linux applications and utilities.

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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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Ransomware recovery: Plan for it now

Make a disaster-recovery plan to address ransomware attacks, and start with stopping its spread, IDing the variant and getting ready to get restore your files.

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Don’t let subdomains sink your security

Subdomain takeover is a DNS problem that can hurt the credibility of your organization, and too many enterprises let it continue.

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10 competitors Cisco just can’t kill off

Try as it might to be all-things-networking to all enterprises, Cisco faces a wily group of rivals with assets that are hard to overcome. Here’s our list of a notable 10.

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Cisco completes purchase of security risk-management firm

Cisco bought Kenna Security to integrate its data-science-driven, security risk-management technology into Cisco's Secure X platform.

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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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The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.

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Why the cloud will never eat the data center

Even if traditional data-center tasks are all moved to the cloud, there will still be a need for on-site infrastructure that will ultimately require what looks like a traditional data center.

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