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Network device security: Appliances, firewalls and switches News
August 28, 2019
Imperva told its cloud WAF customers to change passwords and SSL certificates after a security incident exposed data and potentially put customers at risk for further attacks.
May 24, 2019
The Cisco vulnerability fix for thrangrycat could make affected hardware unusable. But the vendor said its ready to replace products, if needed.
May 22, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at vulnerabilities in Cisco and Huawei products, which have raised concerns about backdoor access in networking equipment.
April 12, 2019
Researchers discovered vulnerabilities in the WPA3 protocol, specifically in the Dragonfly handshake authentication, allowing for multiple exploits branded Dragonblood.
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Firewall migration is a compelling automation use case, as automation scripts can shorten the migration process, eliminate unused rules and bolster overall network security. Continue Reading
VMware's internal firewall uses a global view of known-good behavior at the network and host level to minimize the attack surface for on-premises and cloud environments. Continue Reading
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The WannaCry TCP port 445 exploit returned the spotlight to Microsoft's long-abused networking port. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend against such attacks. Continue Reading
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Mozilla recently decided to pull the HTML canvas element from the Firefox browser. Learn from expert Matt Pascucci what this means for the security and privacy of users. Continue Reading