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Gartner: 8 security trends facing the enterprise

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As organizations become less centralized they face new security challenges that require new ways of addressing threats that will change the basic fabric of network security, according to Gartner analysts. A persistent challenge adapting to these changes is the skills gap–finding IT pros with the technical know-how to meet evolving security issues, Peter Firstbrook, Gartner […]

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Phantom Floods: Are Service Providers Blind to These DDoS Attacks?

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The Data Growth Effect   It’s no secret that we consume more data than ever, according to the IDC report  in the next three years their will be more data than what was created in the past 30 years. As a result, traffic bandwidth is growing exponentially and there is no stop to it.  When protecting a largescale network, service providers use a high traffic threshold to detect abnormal behavior. Large DDoS attacks will trigger the defined threshold and the mitigation process will start, but what about those attacks that will not trigger […]

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Edge computing: 5 potential pitfalls

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Edge computing is gaining steam as an enterprise IT strategy with organizations looking to push storage and analytics closer to where data is gathered, as in IoT networks. But it’s got its challenges. Tech Spotlight: Edge Computing Its potential upsides are undeniable, including improved latency as well as reduced WAN bandwidth and transmission costs. As […]

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VMworld 2021: VMware to pack more security into NSX

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When it comes to protecting data-center-based resources in the highly distributed world, traditional security hardware and software components just aren’t going to cut it. That’s the bottom line for enterprises as they move to distributed digital environments according to Tom Gillis, senior vice president and general manager of VMware’s networking & advanced security business group. […]

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For networking pros, every month is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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When National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) was launched in October 2004, it was a modest affair, offering anodyne advice to individual Americans and US businesses along the lines of making sure to update your antivirus software twice a year. Since then NCSAM has grown into an event-packed month with star-studded guest panels, annual launches in […]

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How and why automation can improve network-device security

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The recent T-Mobile data breach, reportedly facilitated by attackers gaining access to an unprotected router and from there into the network, could have been prevented through the use of network automation. IDS, IPS, SASE, and other newer technologies get a lot more attention, but automation is critical to modern network security. Here’s a look at […]

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Cisco patches three critical holes in IOS XE software

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Cisco has patched three critical security holes in its IOS XE software that’s used across a variety of its core routers and switches. The three critical warnings are part of a big release of 32 security alerts, many of which are IOS XE-related, including firewall, SD-WAN and wireless access vulnerabilities. Linux security: Cmd provides visibility, […]

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Gartner: IT skills shortage hobbles cloud, edge, automation growth

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Gartner says the current paucity of skilled IT worker is foiling the adoption of cloud, edge computing, and automation technologies. In its “2021-2023 Emerging Technology Roadmap” based on surveying 437 global firms, Gartner found that IT executives see the talent shortage as the most significant barrier to deploying emerging technologies, including compute infrastructure and platform […]

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Palo Alto launches an enterprise-grade security pack for remote workers

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Palo Alto Networks has rolled out a Wi-Fi based package that the company says provides remote workers with enterprise-class security features. Called Okyo Garde, the bundle incuds Wi-Fi-6-based hardware and mobile application-security software that includes threat-intelligence updates, and sells the hardware and software to enterprises as a customizable subscription. The package also offers malware and […]