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Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Collaboration Without Compromise: A Security-First Approach to Remote Working

March 31, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

During this unprecedented time, remote working collaboration tools (including video conferencing) have become a lifeline for businesses and their people to stay connected and productive. In the blink of an eye, a “new normal” has been established for legions of […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Zero chance of tackling zero trust without a platform approach

March 31, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Zero trust has gone mainstream. Everyone’s either promoting the concept, offering solutions to address the challenge, or just wanting to understand what it’s all about. And that’s the trouble: it means different things to different people, especially the word “trust,” […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Considerations for Addressing Additional Security Needs for Remote Workers

March 30, 2020

Via: CSO

By now, most organizations responding to the current global pandemic have already moved their workforce to their homes using a secure remote worker system that includes an endpoint VPN client, online teleconferencing systems, and a headend VPN concentrator. But getting […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Remote Working: Endpoints Have Left the Building

March 26, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

So, my first answer to address this challenge often surprises them; does your agency have DNS for your remote workforce? Talking it over, most agree that many remote employees consume web and cloud applications without turning on their VPN. This […]


Software

How remote access tools can help your businesses adapt to the coronavirus

March 26, 2020

Via: CSO

Remote access technology is rapidly evolving with modern tools offering an expanding array of functionality, from virtual private network (VPN) connections to cross-platform access, such as PC-to-mobile. Modern remote access services are also supporting a growing list of platforms, such […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The impact of COVID-19 on public networks and security

March 25, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Week over week (ending March 23) Ookla says it has started to see a degradation of mobile and fixed-broadband performance worldwide. More detail on specific locations is available below. Comparing the week of March 16 to the week of March […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

How to secure the modern utility grid

March 24, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Utilities are embracing modernization efforts to increase efficiency and reliability and enable renewable energy. But there’s another trend utilities must account for: cyberattacks. Attacks in July of 2019 against the US and in December of 2015 against the Ukraine power […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cisco warns of five SD-WAN security weaknesses

March 19, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Cisco has issued five warnings about security weaknesses in its SD-WAN offerings, three of them on the high-end of the vulnerability scale. The worst problem is with the command-line interface (CLI) of its SD-WAN Solution software where a weakness could […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

March 17, 2020

Via: CSO

Because of the coronavirus threat and subsequent government actions to isolate people to prevent its spread, it’s been well-documented that many organizations have been forced into changing from a co-located many people working in the office model, to one where […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Coronavirus challenges remote networking

March 16, 2020

Via: ITWorld

As the coronavirus spreads, many companies are requiring employees to work from home, putting unanticipated stress on remote networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns. Businesses have facilitated brisk growth of teleworkers over the past decades to an estimated […]