Network Firewalls Routers and Switches
- August 23, 2016
A Cisco security vulnerability affecting routers was found in the Shadow Brokers cyberweapon dump and may have been used by the NSA for years to decrypt VPN traffic.
- December 23, 2015
Juniper firewalls are reportedly vulnerable to two serious backdoors, and the NSA may be at least indirectly responsible for one that exposes VPN data.
- September 18, 2015
News roundup: Additional research shows a Cisco router implant affects more devices than originally reported. Plus: Let's Encrypt's first cert issued; Tor in the library; the mitigated (but not fixed) iOS AirDrop vulnerability.
- May 29, 2015
News roundup: Cybersecurity is finally garnering attention at the boardroom table, but not necessarily for the right reasons. Plus: Ponemon's "Cost of Data Breach"; D-Link vulnerabilities; NitlovePOS; bad bots.
- May 26, 2015
A newly discovered router vulnerability could leave millions of connected devices open to denial-of-service attacks and remote code execution.
- April 30, 2015
At an RSA Conference session, attendees learned how WestJet Airlines' Security Architecture Made Simple with software-defined security and automation reduced network turbulence.
- January 16, 2015
In a sneak preview of its 2015 PCI Compliance Report, Verizon says improper firewall maintenance is among the leading causes of PCI DSS compliance failures.
- October 03, 2014
News roundup: Palo Alto's next-generation firewall fared poorly in a recent NSS Labs report, leading to a testy back-and-forth about NGFW testing. Plus: Mitnick selling zero days; EMET bypassed, again; iThemes stored plaintext passwords.
- May 23, 2014
When comparing NGFW appliances, experts say that enterprises should focus on products that meet specific needs, not just those with the most features.
- March 28, 2014
The bundle of IOS security patches addresses a total of six denial-of-service vulnerabilities in Cisco's enterprise networking products.
- March 10, 2014
New Cisco CTO Martin Roesch says the Cisco product roadmap for network security will include a robust NGFW using Sourcefire technology.
- March 07, 2014
Cisco Systems has provided a security patch for an authentication vulnerability found in its Wireless N-VPN family of routers and firewall.
- March 20, 2013
Cisco has issued a security advisory after Hashcat researchers disclosed a password flaw in IOS and IOS XE devices that enable brute-force attacks.
- July 11, 2012
Bloated firewall rules are making security unmanageable and audits a nightmare, according to a survey by firewall management vendor Athena.
- April 16, 2012
HP has notified customers that some ProCurve 5400 zl switches were shipped that contained compact flash cards infected with malware.