F5 Networks and FireEye have formed what could be a long-term partnership to deliver more holistic security solutions made up of products from both companies's portfolios. The duo announced their partnership this morning while also rolling out the first joint solution.
Security vendor Identiv launched the Identiv Connected Physical Access Manager, an Internet of Things access control system that provides both network and physical security by integrating with Cisco routers, switches, video and telephony products into what is touted as a low-cost monitoring and protection product.
Juniper Networks introduced a new network reference architecture designed to provide cloud-like performance and automation to the enterprise network. With Unite, Juniper aims to provide enterprises with simplified and secure network infrastructure products and technology, particularly enterprises that have campus environments, branch locations and make use of cloud technology.
The bad news is almost 200 Cisco routers are infected with the SYNful Knock malware, but the good news is now there's a tool to use to find out if your system is one of them.
The SYNful Knock infection discovered last week continues to get worse as even more Cisco devices are found to have been exploited by an unknown person or group.
A new product from Infoblox aims to make it easier for network administrators to track security events, mobile devices and monitor network usage by correlating data about the network and user identity.
It has not been a good week for Cisco Systems. The malware that was found to be infecting 14 Cisco routers across four countries – possibly for years – is apparently more widespread than the security vendor that first discovered the vulnerability believed.
An IDC report shows that Cisco is still leading the security appliance market, outpacing specialists like Check Point, Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet and Blue Coat.
Cisco's new CEO, Chuck Robbins, has made security a top priority for Cisco. He may want to step things up a bit, as security vendor FireEye recently uncovered evidence showing hackers have taken over at least 14 Cisco routers in four countries using a router implant dubbed SYNful Knock.
Whether it's manual configuration errors being botched, a slip in forgetting to lock up physical access to the racks or failing to do sufficient testing before deploying a new application, the best network security technology simply can't protect against human error, which is still a leading cause for breaches.