Mon 29 April, 2019

How to shop for enterprise firewalls

2019-05-07T10:02:53+03:00Mon 29 April, 2019|Tags: , , |

Firewalls have been around for years, but the technology keeps evolving as the threat landscape changes. Here are some tips about what to look for in a next-generation firewall (NGFW) that will satisfy business needs today and into the future. Don't trust firewall performance stats Understand..

Mon 29 April, 2019

Cisco goes all in on WiFi 6

2019-05-07T10:02:55+03:00Mon 29 April, 2019|Tags: , |

Cisco has taken the wraps off a family of WiFi 6 access points, roaming technology and developer-community support all to make wireless a solid enterprise equal with the wired world. “Best-effort’ wireless for enterprise customers doesn’t cut it any more. There’s been a change in customer expectatio..

Mon 29 April, 2019

Venerable Cisco Catalyst 6000 switches ousted by new Catalyst 9600

2019-05-07T10:02:58+03:00Mon 29 April, 2019|Tags: |

Few events in the tech industry are truly transformative, but Cisco’s replacement of its core Catalyst 6000 family could be one of those actions for customers and the company. Introduced in 1999, iterations of the Catalyst 6000 have nestled into the core of scores of enterprise networks, with the mo..

Sun 28 April, 2019

Does your cloud-access security broker support IPv6? It should.

2019-05-07T10:02:59+03:00Sun 28 April, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cloud access security brokers (CASB) insert security between enterprises and their cloud services by providing visibility and access control, but IPv6 could be causing a dangerous blind spot. That’s because CASBs might not support IPv6, which could be in wide corporate use even in enterprises that ..

Wed 24 April, 2019

BrandPost: Is 802.11ax the End of Dual 5 -GHz Radio APs?

2019-05-07T10:03:01+03:00Wed 24 April, 2019|Tags: |

There are a lot of things that remain to be seen about how 802.11ax will affect wireless network design. An interesting side effect of the addition of OFDMA to the standard may be an end to the dual 5 GHz access point (AP). In a typical campus wireless network, we don’t need as many 2.4 GHz radios a..

Wed 24 April, 2019

IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

2019-05-07T10:03:03+03:00Wed 24 April, 2019|Tags: |

When attempting to understand the world of IoT, it’s easy to get sidetracked by all the fascinating use cases: Automated oil and gas platforms! Connected pet feeders! Internet-enabled toilets! (Is “the Internet of Toilets” a thing yet?) But the most important IoT trend to follow may be the way that ..

Wed 24 April, 2019

Cisco: DNSpionage attack adds new tools, morphs tactics

2019-05-07T10:03:06+03:00Wed 24 April, 2019|Tags: |

The group behind the Domain Name System attacks known as DNSpionage have upped their dark actions with new tools and malware to focus their attacks and better hide their activities. Cisco Talos security researchers, who discovered DNSpionage in November, this week warned of new exploits and capabil..