Network Firewalls, Routers and Switches News
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.
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Check Point Next Generation Firewall family combines firewalls with unified threat management technology, VPNs and more. Expert Mike O. Villegas takes a closer look. Continue Reading
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Expert Karen Scarfone examines the features of Aruba RFProtect, a wireless intrusion prevention system to detect and block WLAN attacks against enterprise networks. Continue Reading
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A Linux-based Moose worm causes social media fraud through infected routers. Expert Nick Lewis explains how the Moose worm works and how to avoid it. Continue Reading
While the Misfortune Cookie router flaw can only be fixed by hardware vendors, there are several things enterprises can do to minimize the impact of such a vulnerability. Expert Kevin Beaver explains. Continue Reading
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