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Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Report: Mirai tries to hook its tentacles into SD-WAN

June 14, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

Mirai – the software that has hijacked hundreds of thousands of internet-connected devices to launch massive DDoS attacks – now goes beyond recruiting just IoT products; it also includes code that seeks to exploit a vulnerability in corporate SD-WAN gear. […]


Software

VMware fortifies data center software with Avi Networks buy

June 14, 2019

Via: ITWorld Networking

VMware punched up its data-center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application-delivery technology for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2012 by a group of Cisco engineers and executives, Avi offers a variety […]


Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Rowhammer variant RAMBleed allows attackers to steal secrets from RAM

June 13, 2019

Via: CSO

Researchers have devised a new attack that allows unprivileged code running on computers to steal secrets, such as cryptographic keys, that are stored in what should be protected memory regions. The attack is possible because of a known design issue […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Why the Huawei ban is bad for security

June 13, 2019

Via: CSO

Last week, Google reportedly warned the Trump Administration that its current ban on exports to Huawei might actually jeopardize national security by forcing Huawei to create an insecure fork of its Android operating system, according to the Financial Times. That […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

3 email security protocols that help prevent address spoofing: How to use them

June 13, 2019

Via: CSO

If you are not using global email security standards SPF, DKIM and DMARC, you should be. They’ve been around for many years and used and trusted by millions of people. They can only help. Sender Policy Framework (SPF), Domain Keys […]


Software

Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

June 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

As many companies look to SD-WAN technology to reduce costs, improve connectivity and streamline branch office access, one of the key requirements will be solid security technologies to protect corporate resources. At its Cisco Live customer event here this week, […]


Software

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): Creating a new network perimeter

June 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Networks were initially designed to create internal segments that were separated from the external world by using a fixed perimeter. The internal network was deemed trustworthy, whereas the external was considered hostile. However, this is still the foundation for most […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Mavenir updates on open RAN: ‘Base stations with their own app stores’

June 12, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

For mobile network operators looking to upgrade to 5G, the vendor community is dominated by a limited number of end-to-end suppliers. Aside from the obvious economics this paradigm prescribes, in a software-defined, 5G world, this lack of openness can potentially […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Is AI fundamental to the future of cybersecurity?

June 12, 2019

Via: CSO

Every time you connect to the internet from a computer, tablet or smartphone, there is a growing risk of cyberattack. If the threat is aimed at your workplace, then the entire organization around you could be vulnerable as well and, […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

6 ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

June 11, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

There’s little question that the internet of things (IoT) holds enormous potential for the enterprise, in everything from asset tracking to compliance. But enterprise uses of IoT technology are still evolving, and it’s not yet entirely clear which use cases […]