WAN Security Channel
News and Analysis
Chinese switch maker Huawei calls it quits in the US market, again, amid cyber espionage and conspiracy concerns.
More News and Analysis
- From Event Gatherers To Network Hunters
- Monitoring Where Search Engines Fear To Tread
- NSA Chief: Don't Dump Essential Security Tools
- Cisco Launches Security Services Division
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center turns to a new network architecture and dark fiber to support the academic and healthcare needs of dozens of regional campuses and clinics.
Reviews & Workshops
Smartphones and tablets equipped with fingerprint readers or other biometric hardware have the potential to drive greater adoption of biometric authentication in the enterprise—if we can get the hardware, software and business processes right.
More Reviews & Workshops
- Web Security Services Put to the Test
- Wave Embassy Trusted Drive Manager Simplifies Encrypted Drive Management
- When To Encrypt At Layer 2 Or Layer 3
October 17, 2013 11:06 AM
Posted by Michele Chubirka
Security analysts can become insular and disengaged because of job pressures and organizational isolation. Here's how to lead your security team out of the wilderness.
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September 24, 2013 11:00 AM
Posted by Greg Ferro
Whatever trust customers had in the security of WAN connections from service providers is gone. Encrypt now, and consider less-expensive Internet connections instead.
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February 06, 2013 05:38 PM
Posted by Andrew Conry Murray
Network Computing readers weighed in on F5’s entry into the firewall market and how its strategy of integrating firewall software into its load-balancing platform might play out with customers and competitors.
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February 27, 2012 04:40 PM
Posted by Lee H. Badman
If the phone isn't ringing, then your wireless users must not be feeling any pain, right? That can be a dangerous assumption in large, complicated wireless networks. Some issues may not be crystallized enough to raise your clients' ire, but the fact remains that performance is degraded. AirMagnet's latest Enterprise version wants to make hard-to-find problems more obvious even as the WLAN gets ever more complex.
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February 10, 2012 09:00 AM
Posted by Howard Marks
When Riverbed and others brought WAN acceleration to the market around the turn of the century, many of us hoped that with WAN acceleration we could pull the servers, and the headaches they cause, from branch offices. Unfortunately, many organizations found reasons to keep servers in the branches. Riverbed's new Granite appliance allows organizations to keep servers in their branch offices while eliminating many of the headaches through what Riverbed's calling Edge Virtual Server Infrastructure.
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November 14, 2011 07:00 AM
Posted by David Hill
Security statistics are depressing. The bad guys seem to be overwhelming the good guys, even when the good guys are well-known security vendors. So when an emerging company, such as Red Lambda, claims to have software that significantly improves the odds for the good guys, you need to pay close attention.
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