Cloud services and networking are driving the concept of digital businesses, yet traditional networking and cybersecurity architectures are far from meeting the demands of the digital business.Gartner's "The Future of Network Security Is in the Cloud" report spells out the potential for the transformation of networking and security in the cloud, built upon a new networking and … [Read more...] about Gartner Says the Future of Network Security Lies with SASE
Welcome to The Future of Firewalling, Part 1… For over two decades, the firewall has been the de-facto tool that facilitated secure connectivity between different networks. Firewalls were traditionally designed around the idea that internal traffic and users were inherently trustworthy and external traffic wasn’t. Thus, the firewall was deployed to create a trust boundary – or … [Read more...] about The death of the network perimeter and the firewall? Not so fast.
Security is the key to the success of any digital project, whether you are connecting critical infrastructure, industrial Internet of Things (IoT), or delivering data and telemetry to reduce costs and increase revenue. We have long advocated the need for a holistic approach to IoT security, and with it, shared the vital role the network plays in embedding security. To further … [Read more...] about The Criticality of the Network in Securing IoT and Critical Infrastructure
The network is at the heart of the digital transformation, and when it comes to securing it, the firewall remains the frontline of defense for organizations. But as the network continues to evolve, we know that security must adapt. For Cisco, this means providing network security that has world-class controls in every place you need them with unified policy and threat … [Read more...] about Cisco Named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls
Cybersecurity – the final frontier, these are the trials and tribulations that network admins face on an ongoing basis. Sometimes it feels like network admins are Starfleet captains navigating unknown galaxies as the infrastructure of organizations become more complex. Using a complicated mix of cloud apps, on-prem systems, BYOD, IoT, and more, gone are the days of purely … [Read more...] about Ingredients Needed to Manage Network Tribbles
Mozilla has officially launched a new privacy-focused VPN service, called Firefox Private Network, as a browser extension that aims to encrypt your online activity and limit what websites and advertisers know about you.Firefox Private Network service is currently in beta and available only to desktop users in the United States as part of Mozilla's recently expunged "Firefox … [Read more...] about Mozilla Launches ‘Firefox Private Network’ VPN Service as a Browser Extension
Cisco Security is honored to be a supporting partner for the Black Hat USA 2019 Network Operations Center (NOC) for the third year; joining conference producer Informa Tech (formerly UBM) and its other security partners: RSA Security, Palo Alto Networks, Ruckus, CenturyLink and Gigamon. Cisco provided DNS visibility and architecture intelligence with Cisco Umbrella and Cisco … [Read more...] about Black Hat USA 2019 Network Operations Center
At its most fundamental level, the objective of network security is a simple one. Organizations need to protect their people, assets, and the data that travels across and resides within their networks. They do this by setting security policies that detail parameters like who or what is allowed to access which resources. Over time, even small organizations can accumulate large … [Read more...] about Is Network Security Complexity Holding You Back?