Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 to secure modern networks

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an odd place to announce an enterprise product, but the Wi-Fi Alliance used the massive trade show — which has more or less taken over where Comdex left off — to announce a major upgrade to Wi-Fi security. The alliance announced the Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3), a new Read more about Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 to secure modern networks[…]

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2018 state of resilience: The pressure is on

As we swerve onto the runway in 2018, IT leaders are finding themselves under increased pressure to ensure security, high availability and disaster recovery for the applications and systems under their care. The results of several surveys underscore the concerns of nearly 6,000 IT professionals around the globe. These surveys, conducted in 2017 by Vision Read more about 2018 state of resilience: The pressure is on[…]

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Dell EMC patches vulnerabilities in its data protection products

Researchers have discovered several vulnerabilities in Dell EMC’s data protection products that would allow an attacker to gain full control of the system. Fortunately, a fix is available now for download. The vulnerabilities, three in all, were disclosed on Jan. 4 by the security technology and services firm Digital Defense. They effect Dell EMC’s Avamar Read more about Dell EMC patches vulnerabilities in its data protection products[…]

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How Cisco’s newest security tool can detect malware in encrypted traffic

Cisco’s Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA), a software platform that monitors network packet metadata to detect malicious traffic, even if its encrypted, is now generally available. The company initially launched ETA in June, 2017 during the launch of its intent-based network strategy and it’s been in a private preview since then. Today Cisco rolled ETA out Read more about How Cisco’s newest security tool can detect malware in encrypted traffic[…]

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Meltdown and Spectre: How much are ARM and AMD exposed?

As the chip vendors wrestle to get their arms around the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, we’re slowly determining the exposure of AMD and ARM to the exploit. Intel, unfortunately, is totally vulnerable. With AMD and ARM, though, it gets complicated. First, let’s go over the Spectre exploit, which is a second class of attacks similar Read more about Meltdown and Spectre: How much are ARM and AMD exposed?[…]

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Meltdown and Spectre exploits: Cutting through the FUD

There is lots of information circulating about the new exploits of computer chips from Intel and others announced in the past few days. Some of it has been accurate, and some has been sensationalist and overblown. There is much technical information with high level of details available for both Meltdown and Spectre, so I won’t get Read more about Meltdown and Spectre exploits: Cutting through the FUD[…]

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32% off Kidde Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Display and 10 Year Battery – Deal Alert

Carbon Monoxide is odorless, tasteless and invisible, and it accounts for over 72,000 cases of poisoning each year. Kidde calls their C3010D model “worry free” because its sensor and sealed battery provide 10 years of uninterrupted CO detection, and a digital display that updates every 15 seconds. The unit will chirp when its reaching the ends Read more about 32% off Kidde Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Display and 10 Year Battery – Deal Alert[…]

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Secure your SDN controller

Managing networks has become increasingly complex, and it will remain a challenge as the use of Internet of Things devices continues to grow. This complexity makes it difficult to reconfigure a traditional network in a timely manner to respond to malicious events or fix configuration errors. A software-defined network (SDN) can help by giving network Read more about Secure your SDN controller[…]

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