Network Firewalls, Routers and Switches News
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.
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