Check Point is introducing a version of its VPN-1 software that runs on VMware ESX or ESXi to protect virtual machines from one another when they are running on a single piece of hardware.
Stories by Tim Greene
Amazingmail.com tossed its Cisco routers, switches and firewalls for Juniper gear and wound up saving enough in ongoing support costs that the project will pay for itself in eight months.
Corporate IT executives need to create internal task forces today to deal with what can be an expensive threat - litigation, Black Hat attendees were told.
Anyone with a sharp eye for flawed business logic and a dim view of business ethics can exploit e-commerce Web sites for millions of dollars, security experts told Black Hat attendees.
Treat metadata skeptically, or it can lead to unexpected risks to corporations, warned the keynote speaker at the Black Hat conference.
Juniper Networks is expanding its network and security management software to include more of the company's product line, making it easier for customers to set security policies across their infrastructure rather than doing so using several product-specific platforms.
The encryption of Skype VoIP phone calls might not be as secure as you think.
F5 Networks is beefing up its two low-end Big-IP Web-application optimization boxes so they have more throughput, and is upgrading the software that runs on Big IP devices to boost security.
VPNs are well established as essential tools for corporate communications, but they are not all created equal. Here are six questions and their answers that can help you make decisions about which VPN technology to use.
Cosmetics company Estee Lauder is relying in part on NAC technology to meet regulations imposed on it by the payment card industry (PCI) and the Sarbanes-Oxley law.
Network-access-control start-up ConSentry Networks has filled its long-vacant CEO position with Joe Golden, a partner in Accel Partners, a ConSentry investor. Golden was a partner in Accel Partners' London venture-capital office from 2001 until ConSentry hired him; before that he was Cisco's managing director of business development and strategic alliances for Europe, Middle East and Africa. With NAC in flux and with some start-ups having failed, Golden spoke with Network World Senior Editor Tim Greene about ConSentry, its strategy and the future of NAC.
Five major network hardware, software and services vendors are banding together to improve IT security by promoting faster responses to threats.
Gigabit Ethernet as a means to connect devices in data centers and storage facilities has earned another proof point -- a computing cluster in Germany that is linked by Gigabit Ethernet and that has ranked number 58 overall for performance among the top 500 supercomputing sites in the world.
VoIP customers of Avaya, Cisco and Nortel should look Wednesday for patches that correct newly found vulnerabilities that, if exploited, can result in remote code execution; unauthorized access; denial of service; and information harvesting.
Riverbed is teaming up with OpNet to give customers greater insight into what's happening on the WAN so they can better plan for bandwidth and resolve service-level agreement issues more quickly with service providers.