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Windows 10 Wi-Fi feature raises security concerns

A feature that will be part of the soon-to-be-released Microsoft Windows 10 is sending up red flags among security professionals. The Wi-Fi Sense feature, which was designed to make it easier to connect to local wireless networks by sharing secure connections with friends, could make it easier for anyone to connect to home networks, whether the network owners want them to or not.

New Cisco IoT System aims to simplify digitization

Cisco introduced several new products that make up what it's calling the IoT System, following up on comments outgoing CEO John Chambers made about the digitization of the workplace in his Cisco Live keynote speech.

Spotlight: Cisco fixes SSH vulnerability on security appliances

If the news that Cisco fixed an SSH vulnerability on a handful of its products sounds like deja vu, you may not be alone. A patch issued on Thursday to eliminate a hard-coded SSH host and private key...

Solarflare simplifies deployment of data packet capture

Solarflare wants to make it easier for network administrators to deploy data packet capture products for monitoring, identification and interception of line-rate 10 GbE traffic. Its own technology, more specifically. The company rolled out two new Solution Paks that the company indicated do just that.

Extreme rolls out policy management to Summit X450-G2 switches

Extreme Networks added support for its NetSight role-based policy management system to its recently-released Summit X450-G2 fixed switches, as well as a handful of other Summit switches.

Cisco holds broadest network security patent portfolio, but loses in quality

When it comes to the number of patents in its security portfolio, Cisco Systems has the biggest and broadest, but smaller, more security-focused vendors are winning in terms of quality, according to a new report and infographic from consulting firm LexInnova.

Pica8 fires back at Cisco, calls ACI security 'primitive'

The battle between open source and proprietary software-defined networking continues; and of course, Cisco is once again at the heart of the disagreement between the two sides. But this time, instead of Cisco executives taking shots at whitebox solutions, it's an open source proponent saying Cisco is behind the times.

Cisco executives stress changing networks, 'security everywhere' at Live

Cisco pulled no punches this week at Cisco Live in San Diego when it came to chit-chat about its leadership team overhaul. A frank on-stage discussion between outgoing CEO John Chambers and his successor, Chuck Robbins, set the foundation for what Cisco is doing.

A10 rolls out more Thunder with mid-range, high-end appliances

A10 Networks unveiled a mid-range line of its Thunder Application Delivery Controller product portfolio, as well as new high-end Thunder SPE ADC appliances. With the two Thunder SPE models, A10 noted in its announcement that it has set a new high level for high-performance application delivery on its ADCs.

CliQr integrates CloudCenter app manager with Cisco ACI

At Cisco Live in San Diego, application-defined cloud management platform provider CliQr announced it has integrated its CloudCenter product with Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure to provide greater levels of application efficiency, performance, visibility and control.