Network software

  • July 23, 2007 23 Jul'07

    NAC growth sluggish as companies consider network security options

    Companies are taking a wait-and-see approach, hoping the technology's maturity will make it more cost effective.

  • July 18, 2007 18 Jul'07

    For Boeing, data security, network access still hazy

    Boeing is trying to reshape its network security architecture to better protect sensitive systems from threats without degrading employee productivity.

  • July 04, 2007 04 Jul'07

    Cisco users upbeat about security direction

    Cisco customers say the vendor's security strategy is headed in the right direction, which is why they believe the networking giant's IronPort integration will be smooth sailing.

  • May 24, 2007 24 May'07

    McAfee launches IPS for 10g networks, but is IT ready?

    McAfee unveiled a new IPS offering for 10-gigabit Ethernet networks and announced the upgrade and integration of several other products. One analyst offers a mixed assessment.

  • March 20, 2007 20 Mar'07

    NAC panel says technology may not add up

    A panel discussing the potential of using network access control (NAC) says the technology may not be worth the price of deploying and maintaining it.

  • March 04, 2007 04 Mar'07

    Expert: NAC not a network security cure-all

    According to an expert at Black Hat DC, NAC success demands careful planning and a good understanding of the company network; otherwise, implementations can quickly go awry.

  • February 20, 2007 20 Feb'07

    Cisco routers threatened by drive-by pharming

    Millions of Cisco routers in circulation could be compromised by a newly-discovered attack technique Symantec calls drive-by pharming, the networking giant warned in an advisory.

  • February 05, 2007 05 Feb'07

    Gates to outline Microsoft's new strategy for secure computing

    Bill Gates is back at RSA. At this year's conference, Gates plans to speak about the evolution of authentication, network policies and data protection, signaling a change in his vision of a "Digital Decade."

  • January 25, 2007 25 Jan'07

    Network-based attacks

    The second tip in our series, "How to assess and mitigate information security threats."

  • January 23, 2007 23 Jan'07

    Cisco fixes IOS flaws

    Attackers could exploit three Cisco IOS flaws to cause a denial of service or launch malicious code. The networking giant has released fixes.

  • January 15, 2007 15 Jan'07

    Core Security offers powerful testing tool

    We highly recommend Core Impact 6.0 to security engineers to verify the vulnerability of their networks.

  • September 05, 2006 05 Sep'06

    Instant messaging boom brings security concerns

    Instant messaging (IM) has made significant inroads to the enterprise, but using public IM applications may open up security holes in the network

  • June 01, 2006 01 Jun'06

    BlueCat appliance offers rock-solid security

    Hot Pick: The Adonis 1000 appliance bundles DNS and DHCP into an enterprise-class appliance for the centralized secure operation of network addressing.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    MEF drives up quality standards in carrier Ethernet

    The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has expanded its certification program to include quality of service parameters in network kit, to ensure service providers can give their customers the service they demand.

  • November 22, 2005 22 Nov'05

    Influential survey says security 'set back by 6 years'

    Update: The SANS Top 20 vulnerability list for 2005 shows the bad guys attacking flawed apps and paying more attention to network holes.

  • October 10, 2005 10 Oct'05

    Don't discount software distribution sites as attack vectors

    There's a potential downside to update sites, which offer virtually untapped riches to bad guys wanting to compromise your network. Just ask the author.

  • September 13, 2005 13 Sep'05

    Ethernet users given greater product interoperability

    A new network hardware testing standard will encourage enterprises, service providers and telcos to adopt cheaper and more flexible Ethernet technology for data, voice and video connectivity.

  • August 30, 2005 30 Aug'05

    Myfip's Titan Rain connection

    LURHQ researchers say the Myfip worm is a good example of the malcode Chinese hackers are using in the so-called Titan Rain attacks against U.S. government networks.

  • August 30, 2005 30 Aug'05

    Passive fingerprinting: Applications and prevention

    In this excerpt from the book Silence on the Wire, author Michal Zalewski discusses both malicious and beneficial uses for passive fingerprinting, and how to prevent successful passive fingerprinting on your network.

  • March 31, 2005 31 Mar'05

    External datacentre suits Selfridges

    Selfridges has outsourced its datacentre and other IT functions to Retail Assist. The outsourcer will provide network management,...

  • May 19, 2004 19 May'04

    IT experts not losing sleep over code theft

    Days after Cisco acknowledged someone may have stolen source code from its network, IT experts said they doubt it will amount to anything catastrophic. After all, source code has made it onto the Internet before, and there's no proof it has ever led...

  • March 07, 2001 07 Mar'01

    Cisco aids move to optical networking

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