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Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis, Software

Not a Fluke: NetScout’s enterprise network testing assets emerge as NetAlly

August 14, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Today marks a fresh start for a test business that has been a part of several companies in recent years, and now gets a chance to stand on its own. NetScout has spun out the enterprise Wi-Fi and wired testing […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

12 things every computer security pro should know

August 14, 2019

Via: CSO

Few complex professions change with the velocity of IT security. Practitioners are faced with an average of 5,000 to 7,000 new software vulnerabilities a year. Last year that number was a gob smacking 16,555. That’s like springing 13-45 new leaks […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

ICS security: Popular building management system vulnerable to takeover

August 13, 2019

Via: CSO

Security researchers found a remotely exploitable critical vulnerability in a building management system used by businesses, hospitals, factories and other organizations to control things like ventilation, temperature, humidity, air pressure, lighting, secure doors and more. The vendor has released a […]


Wireless

When should enterprises move to 5G?

August 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

One of the biggest areas of hype these days centers around how 5G will change the wireless world. Carriers are ramping up their rhetoric, which not always matched with actual deployment. End users are being bombarded with 5G news from […]


Analysis, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

5 reasons to choose a managed SD-WAN and 5 reasons to think twice

August 12, 2019

Via: ITWorld Networking

Northgate Gonzalez Markets, a chain of grocery stores in southern California, was launching a fast-paced digital transformation initiative that required a complete revamp of its WAN infrastructure. Northgate was taking the bold step of eliminating its data center and moving […]


Wireless

How will 5G, IoT and small cells support the enterprise?

August 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As early 5G deployments begin amid expectations that the next generation of wireless technology will be enterprise-led, Small Cell Forum has been exploring the intersection of 5G, small cell infrastructure and the internet of things. “It is widely accepted in […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

What’s really happening with digital transformation?

August 6, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

To understand what’s really happening with digital transformation across the communications industry it helps to contrast conventional wisdom, or the hype cycle, with actual communications service provider (CSP) activities. Here we examine five domains that inform digital transformation and draw […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Sharks and phishers are circling, looking to snag a bite

August 6, 2019

Via: CSO

The most popular Massachusetts summer beach vacation destination, Cape Cod, has seen an unusual spike in shark sightings this summer. Marine biologists aren’t saying that means there are more sharks than usual, but that they are swimming closer to shore. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

What is a computer worm? How this self-spreading malware wreaks havoc

August 6, 2019

Via: CSO

A worm is a form of malware (malicious software) that operates as a self-contained application and can transfer and copy itself from computer to computer. It’s this ability to operate autonomously, without the need for a host file or to […]


Hardware, Wireless

From routers to smartphones, Wi-Fi 6 devices are here today

August 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Developed in response to the ever-growing number of connected devices worldwide, Wi-Fi 6, based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard, is the next generation of Wi-Fi technology, and offers improved speed, capacity, coverage and performance of connected devices. With the Wi-Fi […]