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F5 and FireEye roll out holistic security solution

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.

Identiv bridges network and physical security using IoT devices

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 unites cloud and physical in new reference architecture

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.

Cisco tool will detect SYNful Knock malware on your router

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.

Spotlight: SYNful Knock now discovered in 200 Cisco routers

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.

Infoblox links network security to identity using Active Directory

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.

Even more Cisco devices found to be infected with SYNful Knock

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.

Spotlight: Cisco leads security appliance market

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 router breaches are a sign of things to come

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.

The best technology is still no match for human errors in network security

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.