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Network Security

Brad Casey, Network Security

Mike Chapple is ready to answer your questions on all things network security -- from configuring a firewall to deploying a secure wireless network.

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Brad Casey, Network Security

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  • Should enterprises implement a mandatory iPhone VPN?

    Ask the Expert - In this expert Q&A, Mike Chapple explains why an organization should mandate VPN usage for iPhones -- and any other computing device for that matter. 16 April 2008
  • How to secure an FTP connection

    Ask the Expert - Network security expert Mike Chapple offers three tips that enable an FTP connection without opening up an enterprise to security risks. 13 March 2008
  • Is centralized logging worth all the effort?

    Ask the Expert - Network log records play an extremely important role in any well-constructed security program. Expert Mike Chapple explains how to implement a centralized logging infrastructure. 11 March 2008
  • Will the PCI DSS require encryption over dedicated lines?

    Ask the Expert - Currently, the PCI Data Security Standard mandates the encryption of any wireless transmissions, but should security professionals be ready to encrypt transmissions over dedicated lines? In this expert Q&A, expert Mike Chapple reveals which PCI changes are most likely. 17 July 2007
  • How can I open a closed port so my application can access the Internet?

    Ask the Expert - In this network security Ask the Expert Q&A, Mike Chapple, our resident expert, reveals what should be done if you need to re-open a closed port to allow an application to work. 27 April 2006