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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Top security challenges of 2020 show us how to protect what’s nex

January 21, 2021

Via: Cisco

2020 was an unusual year where circumstances shifted at record pace. Amidst the scramble and confusion, security teams rose to the occasion. Perhaps most significantly, organizations had to rapidly protect and scale their remote access while facing new security risks. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Networks Must Change to Support Mainstreaming of Working from Home

January 20, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Working from home is not new. This writer has been using a home office since 2006. However, before the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work had been more of a perk than a way of doing business. Now millions upon millions of […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How to reboot a broken or outdated security strategy

January 18, 2021

Via: CSO

An enterprise security strategy should be like a weather report: subject to frequent updates. Allowing a security plan to fall out of sync with current and emerging threats, as well as evolving enterprise technologies and interests, can open the door […]


Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Trump administration bans Xiaomi, other Chinese companies

January 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

With mere days left in office, President Donald Trump and his administration have added nine Chinese companies, including smartphone maker Xiaomi, to a list of firms suspected to be owned or controlled by China’s military. When placed on the list, […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Problem With Network Visibility

January 11, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Network visibility has been a buzzword for a few years now and has attracted its share of enthusiasts over that time. Skim through the industry press from 2020, and you’ll come away with the impression that network visibility is a […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How to Create a Security-first Mindset

January 7, 2021

Via: CSO

Cybersecurity is first and foremost a business challenge. Many companies began recognizing this as digital transformation initiatives accelerated last year due to the pandemic, expanding the attack surface and associated cyber risks. For businesses uncertain about how to create a […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Secure Network Analytics (Stealthwatch) Then, Now and Beyond

December 21, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Welcome to the third and final installment in our series looking at the past, present and future of Secure Network Analytics (formerly Stealthwatch). Today, we get to talk about the future. In parts one and two of this series, we […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

5 reasons the security of your endpoints could be at risk

December 18, 2020

Via: CSO

Cyberattacks are targeting endpoints – and it’s a growing trend. Ponemon recently surveyed 671 IT and IT security professionals from global companies. Sixty-eight percent of respondents said the frequency of attacks has increased over the past 12 months. More than […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Industrial Data Security Is Finding Its Way in the Fog

December 16, 2020

Via: CSO

The cloud is a smart way to store data and use virtual services. But some businesses, especially in industrial manufacturing, find it doesn’t meet their needs. And that’s where ‘fog computing’ has come to the fore. What is fog computing? […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

3 Key Steps to Protect Your Network from Counterfeit Cisco Products

December 16, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Counterfeiting hardware and software is an illegal and lucrative trade which leads to an estimated $100B loss of revenue annually across IT industries. As one of the largest and most reputable brands in the world, Cisco is often a target […]