Cisco's largest certification partner had a difficult week.
Brocade has brought on a network security veteran to take on the role of vice president and security CTO.
Red Hat rolled out a new version of its Enterprise Linux distribution with a focus on improving network performance and boosting security, particularly for verticals like government, finance and military.
Another former Cisco executive has turned up in a new role months after the changing of the guard pushed many of them out. Gary Moore, the former president and COO of Cisco who left the company in July, has been appointed to the vArmour board of directors.
A10 Networks launched a new converged firewall that uses the ACOS Harmony platform as its foundation. The new A10 Thunder Convergent Firewall was designed as a standalone security product that brings together several converged security products and offers it to enterprises in a single product.
The days of siloed network operations centers and security operations centers are coming to an end, according to Tom Kelly, CEO of AccelOps.
Akamai is expanding its cloud security strategy with the acquisition of Bloxx. The provider of content delivery network services has been building out its security product portfolio in the hopes of helping enterprises secure network traffic that extends beyond the firewall.
Restructuring over the last year has improved Juniper Networks' position in the networking equipment space, but research firm Technology Business Research believes that privatization could lead to further restructuring that could improve operations.
Ruckus Wireless is adding new Wi-Fi onboarding software to its product portfolio through the acquisition of Cloudpath Networks. And with the acquisition, Ruckus has added Cloudpath's certificate-based Wi-Fi security and onboarding capabilities to its Smart Wi-Fi products.
The SYNful Knock exploit isn't that sophisticated, according to Grid32 researcher Luka Hall.