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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

SoftNAS Cloud 0day found: Upgrade ASAP

March 20, 2019

Via: CSO

SoftNAS users should upgrade their virtual appliance immediately following the discovery of a security issue in the product’s session management. Texas pen-testing outfit Digital Defense discovered the vulnerability during an engagement and coordinated disclosure with SoftNAS. Version 4.2.2 contains the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Software-defined perimeter: Identity-centric enforced network perimeter

March 19, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

With the introduction of cloud, BYOD, IoT and virtual offices scattered around the globe, the traditional architectures not only hold us back in terms of productivity but also create security flaws that leave gaps for compromise. The network and security […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cyber risk management challenges are impacting the business

March 19, 2019

Via: CSO

There was quite a bit of banter about boardroom cybersecurity actions at this year’s RSA Security Conference. No surprise here; business executives understand what’s at stake and are asking CISOs to provide more cyber risk data and metrics, so they […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

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

March 15, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

It has been just 10 months since Tom Gillis became VMware’s senior vice president and general manager of its networking and security business, and in that time he has overseen some major changes in the company’s core products. Most recent […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

NATO to assess potential risk of Chinese 5G equipment: Reports

March 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is carrying out an assessment of the potential security implications in the implementation of 5G equipment by Chinese vendors, international press reported NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as saying. Stoltenberg said that allies are “consulting […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

European Parliament urges states to take action against Chinese 5G threat

March 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling for the European Union to take action on potential security threats linked to China’s growing technological presence in Europe, the body said in a statement. In particular, the members of the European […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Navigating a challenging cybersecurity skills landscape

March 12, 2019

Via: CSO

As much as tools and technology evolve in the cybersecurity industry, organizations remain reliant on clever, well-trained humans with incisive critical thinking skills to protect themselves from the perilous cyber threat landscape. But just as the threat landscape continues to […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

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

March 8, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

VMware has taken the wraps off a firewall it says protects enterprise applications and data inside data centers or clouds. Unlike perimeter firewalls that filter traffic from an unlimited number of unknown hosts, VMware says its new Service-defined Firewall gains […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Blockchain marches steadily into global financial transaction networks

March 8, 2019

Via: Computerworld Networking

The organization behind most of the world’s cross-border money and security transfers is deploying a blockchain proof-of-concept (PoC) for clients’ shareholders to use in electronic voting. SWIFT said this week it will jointly conduct the PoC in the Asia Pacific […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Securing our 5G future

March 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

National security issues have come to the fore with 5G equipment vendor selection for network deployments and upcoming service launches over the next year or two. Cyber security threats of many kinds are real and significant; but debate about this […]