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We’re in the Unified SASE Era. What’s next?

July 9, 2024

Via: Network World

Network security is one of the largest sectors of the cybersecurity market today. As with any technology, network security has undergone several evolutions over the past couple of decades, especially as new features have been added or consolidated into a […]


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How AI Can Improve Network Security

July 5, 2024

Via: Network Computing

Network managers are about to add a powerful new security technology to their toolbox: artificial intelligence. AI promises the ability to analyze vast volumes of data without having a human around, says Shing-hon Lau, senior AI security researcher at Carnegie […]


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Ransomware, zero-day exploits keep network security pros scrambling

June 14, 2024

Via: Network World

The networks that enable today’s hyper-distributed enterprises face persistent and emerging security challenges. One of those challenges is ransomware. While it’s not a new problem, “attacks are getting more and more sophisticated,” said Neil Anderson, vice president of cloud, infrastructure […]


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A CISO game plan for cloud security

June 13, 2024

Via: CSO Online

As businesses increasingly migrate to the cloud, chief information security officers (CISOs) face numerous critical challenges in ensuring robust cloud security. Don’t believe me? Experts highlighted this at the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. Gartner projects a significant […]


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Encryption as a Cloud-to-Cloud Network Security Strategy

June 12, 2024

Via: Network Computing

In 2023, 76% of companies were actively using multiple clouds and were engaged in cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-on-prem data transmissions. Additionally, 74% of companies said they were either implemented or moving to a hybrid IT architecture that included both cloud and […]


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3 reasons users can’t stop making security mistakes — unless you address them

May 31, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Risks associated with cybersecurity continue to evolve, but one challenge remains a constant for CISOs: managing human error. Even with advanced solutions and sophisticated protocols in place, employees continue to inadvertently expose sensitive data and systems to cyber threats. Verizon’s […]


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Rise of zero-day exploits reshape security recommendations

May 22, 2024

Via: CSO Online

With zero-day attacks rapidly eclipsing exploits of known flaws, CISOs face the specter of having to switch up their security strategies in favor of post-exploitation response. That’s the key takeaway from security firm Rapid7’s newly released 2024 Attack Intelligence Report: […]


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Security among key drivers for 5G private networks adoption

May 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Security is one of the main motivators for enterprises to adopt 5G private networks, according to Richard Lopez, senior strategic architect at F5. “The main motivators for enterprises to adopt 5G private networks may be different across the different verticals, […]


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FCC proposes BGP security measures

May 17, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Jessica Rosenworcel wants ISPs to tell her how they’re securing BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) , a critical system for routing internet traffic. The chairwoman of the US Federal Communications Commission has proposed that the FCC require large broadband service providers […]


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Enterprises struggle with network reliability, security: survey

April 15, 2024

Via: Network World

Lapses in wired connectivity result in significant downtime, but barriers to adoption keep businesses from relying on 5G to solve their connectivity concerns. Wired network connectivity isn’t as reliable as U.S. businesses need, according to a recent survey, which shows […]


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6 reasons why a secure advanced SD-WAN is critical to SASE

February 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Gartner says that “By 2026, 60% of new SD-WAN purchases will be part of a single-vendor secure access service edge (SASE) offering, up from 15% in 2022.”1 But, what if SD-WAN was not part of SASE (Secure Access Service Edge)? […]


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Top cybersecurity salaries shoot past $780k

February 29, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The top 10% of cybersecurity professionals in the US drew as much as $783,000 on average in 2023, according to according to a joint IANS and Artico Search study. Although well-compensated, cybersecurity roles are often multifunctional, and typical functional combinations […]


Monitoring&Analysis

What is IoT? The internet of things explained

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

The internet of things (IoT) is a catch-all term for the growing number of electronics that aren’t traditional computing devices, but are connected to the internet to send data, receive instructions, or both. An incredibly broad range of ‘things’ that […]


News

Hybrid IT and the New East-West Network

February 23, 2024

Via: Network Computing

For the last decade or so, east-west traffic was just the traffic within a container cluster. That is the communication that happens between microservices, usually in Kubernetes. Service Mesh is an example of a solution that emerged to address the […]


Security

Is privacy being traded away in the name of innovation and security?

February 12, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Just a couple of weeks ago, International Privacy Day passed with the usual fanfare as companies, organizations, and governments seized the opportunity to push their sound bites highlighting the importance of making privacy paramount. But I see an irony in […]


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Cisco boosts security wares with AI-driven access control, identity management

February 6, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco is updating elements of its overarching Security Cloud platform to help enterprise customers better protect widely distributed resources. The enhancements include a new service called Identity Intelligence that brings together information from the vendor’s existing security products, such as […]


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Understanding SASE Architecture

January 29, 2024

Via: Network Computing

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is an enterprise networking architecture category introduced by Gartner in 2019. It converges the functions of network and security solutions into a unified, global cloud-native service. SASE allows an architectural transformation of enterprise networking and […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Test and Measurement: O-RAN Alliance concludes fall plugfest

December 15, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Open RAN Alliance said that it has successfully concluded its fall 2023 plugfest. The event was co-hosted by 24 major operators, OTICs and independent institutions for testing, the organization said. It ran from September-November 2023 and was held in […]


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Microsoft cracks down on group operating ‘cybercrime-as-a-service’

December 14, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Marking a major step in the fight against cybercrime, Microsoft has initiated action against Storm-1152, a group that offers a “cybercrime-as-a-service” network. The company has aggressively pursued legal measures to dismantle Storm-1152’s network, seizing its US-based infrastructure, shutting down key […]


News

2024 network predictions: It’s all about the economics (Reader Forum)

December 8, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The world is in a perpetual upgrade cycle driven by advances in all areas of technology. Customers must understand their needs if they are to optimize the cost and performance of their networks when choosing when and what to purchase. […]