NetWORK: Redefining Network Security

Cisco Retail

Among the most consequential is Secure Firewall Threat Defense 7.0, We’ve increased throughput by up to 30%—across enabled AVC, IPS, and VPN services—for the majority of Cisco Secure Firewalls. Today, we’re also announcing a new way forward: NetWORK security.

Cloud Protection Over Bifurcated Network Security 

Security Boulevard

In 2021 alone: The post Cloud Protection Over Bifurcated Network Security appeared first on Security Boulevard. The magnitude of scale, scope and the corresponding costs of data breaches, denial-of-service attacks and ransomware have all been on the rise.

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The Kubernetes Network Security Effect

Security Boulevard

I’m a firm believer that network security must be a layer in an overall security strategy. As cloud evolves, it’s hard not to notice the network security challenges in this domain.

RSAC insights: ‘CAASM’ tools and practices get into the nitty gritty of closing network security gaps

The Last Watchdog

Reducing the attack surface of a company’s network should, by now, be a top priority for all organizations. Related: Why security teams ought to embrace complexity. As RSA Conference 2022 gets underway today in San Francisco, advanced systems to help companies comprehensively inventory their cyber assets for enhanced visibility to improve asset and cloud configurations and close security gaps will be in the spotlight.

GUEST ESSAY: Five steps to improving identity management — and reinforcing network security

The Last Watchdog

When you consider these points, it’s understandable why businesses end up with too many solutions to effectively manage, or simply default to manual, inefficient processes to address identity- and security-related tasks. From the findings, here are five ways leaders can improve their approach to identity management and security. It’s reasonable that businesses will work with multiple vendors to address specific security issues.

Network Security: 5 Fundamentals for 2021

Security Boulevard

But despite the seismic changes to the way we work, the biggest network security threats to organizations were mostly the same old threats we’ve been facing for the past five years. In January 2020, no one could have predicted how unpredictable the coming year would be.

5 Threat Mitigation Strategies for Network Security

Security Boulevard

Network security is critical for any company today, especially when we live in an age where data is an organization’s most valuable resource. Effective network security is not just about tools and. What is the cost of a data breach? million, on average.

U.S. Security Agencies Release Network Security, Vulnerability Guidance

eSecurity Planet

National Security Agency (NSA) released comprehensive network security guidance on March 3, on the same day that the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released its longest-ever list of exploited vulnerabilities. Purdue network architecture.

How to Determine if Your Network Security is Working

Security Boulevard

The post How to Determine if Your Network Security is Working appeared first on Security Boulevard. Cybersecurity Featured Network Security Security Boulevard (Original) Threat Intelligence cybersecurity defense event logging web access firewall

3 Tests to Ensure Zero Trust Network Security

eSecurity Planet

The COVID pandemic has highlighted the challenges of ensuring security across an expanding enterprise network forced to support more and more remote workers , an ever-increasing diversity of devices, and frequent mobility. Network Security Grows in Complexity.

Trend Micro fixes 3 flaws in Home Network Security Devices

Security Affairs

Trend Micro fixed some flaws in Trend Micro Home Network Security devices that could be exploited to elevate privileges or achieve arbitrary authentication. The flaws addressed by the security firm were reported by experts from Cisco Talos.

Lessons learned from 2021 network security events

CSO Magazine

It’s the end of 2021, a time when you expect to see security pundits predict security issues for the coming year. I’d rather look back at the security issues we’ve been tracking to ensure that we’ve learned all the necessary lessons from them.

Cisco Network Security Flaw Leaks Sensitive Data

Threatpost

The flaw exists in Cisco's network security Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software and its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software.

Your Next Move: Network Security Specialist

CompTIA on Cybersecurity

If you enjoy the challenge of keeping bad actors at bay network security specialist may be a good next step for you

Network Security 101 – Definition, Types, Threats, and More

Heimadal Security

As society evolves more and more towards the dynamic workplace, the modern enterprise is faced with increased network security risks. In this article, you will find the definition of network security, […].

How Zero Trust architecture improves the organization’s network security

CyberSecurity Insiders

Data breaches taught organizations to stay cautious regarding security, especially when it comes to information protection – and a Zero Trust model may be the best option. Zero Trust is a security paradigm. Zero Trust presupposes there is no traditional network boundary.

Survey: COVID-19 Accelerates new Networking, Security Paradigms

Security Boulevard

Many businesses rushed to implement remote access solutions, VPNs and new cybersecurity technologies, all while seeking to increase bandwidth and establish control over what had become a decentralized network.

How to Enhance Your Home Network Security

Heimadal Security

The only measure most people use to protect their home wireless network nowadays is to set up a password and prevent neighbors and other people from taking control of your data. But we have to be more serious about home network security and do more than just setting a simple password.

RSAC insights: ‘CAASM’ tools and practices get into the nitty gritty of closing network security gaps

Security Boulevard

Reducing the attack surface of a company’s network should, by now, be a top priority for all organizations. Related: Why security teams ought to embrace complexity. SBN News Security Awareness Security Bloggers Network For Technologists Podcasts RSA Podcasts Steps forward Top Stories

Are You Guilty of These 8 Network-Security Bad Practices?

Threatpost

Tony Lauro, director of Security Technology & Strategy at Akamai, discusses VPNs, RDP, flat networks, BYOD and other network-security bugbears.

Mozilla fixes critical flaw in Network Security Services (NSS) cryptography library

Security Affairs

Mozilla fixed a critical memory corruption issue affecting its cross-platform Network Security Services (NSS) set of cryptography libraries. Applications using NSS can support SSL v3, TLS, PKCS #5, PKCS #7, PKCS #11, PKCS #12, S/MIME, X.509 v3 certificates, and other security standards.

12 Best Practices for Wireless Network Security

GlobalSign

While there are many different steps that can be taken to secure a wireless network, these 12 best practices are essential for ensuring that your data and devices are safe from malicious actors

GUEST ESSAY: 3 sure steps to replace legacy network security systems — in a measured way

The Last Watchdog

To make matters more difficult, implementing new security software and processes to address these issues is another big hurdle, often causing disruption—and not the good kind. Still, according to Gartner’s recent Security and IAM Adoption Trend Survey 76% of enterprises report that they want to get more out of their identity management programs. With security, and especially identity management, even with proper solutions and practices in place, the work is never really done.

Trend Micro Bugs Threaten Home Network Security

Threatpost

The security vendor's network management and threat protection station can open the door to code execution, DoS and potential PC takeovers. Vulnerabilities Web Security

Microsoft changes default settings to improve network security

CSO Magazine

Microsoft changes default settings for a variety of reasons, but some recent key changes will keep us safer from attacks, specifically ransomware. This includes blocking macros by default, limiting native tools used by attackers, and activating Credential Guard by default. Blocking Office 365 macros.

Network Security Automation using Cisco Secure Firewall and Hashicorp’s Consul

Cisco CSR

Let’s assume that an access rule configured on the Cisco Secure Firewall allows traffic from one service to another based on their IP addresses. Cisco Secure FMC Terraform Provider. Ask a Question, Comment Below, and Stay Connected with Cisco Secure on social!

Attackers Exploiting High-Severity Network Security Flaw, Cisco Warns

Threatpost

Attackers are exploiting a high-severity vulnerability in Cisco's network security software products, which is used by Fortune 500 companies. Vulnerabilities Web Security Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software Network security patch

Survey Shows Lack of Confidence in Network Security

Security Boulevard

A survey of 2,045 IT leaders found that, despite technological advances, the majority of respondents still don’t have much confidence in their network security. The survey was conducted by Cato Networks, a provider of a secure access service edge (SASE) offering delivered via the cloud.

Could Network Security Be Key to Ideal UX?

Security Boulevard

Typically, network security stays unnoticed and under the surface unless it’s directly impacting a user (e.g., To achieve this type of unnoticed security, industry professionals focus on building networks with security and user experience in mind from the start.

Network Security in the Cloud

Trend Micro

The events of 2020 have confirmed what most technology leaders across the country already know: cloud computing is the key to driving business agility and unlocking value. Expert Perspective Articles, News, Reports Compliance & Risks Cloud

Report: Working from home jeopardizes network security

Tech Republic Security

Here's how employees in the US, UK, France and Germany are putting systems at risk, according to CyberArk

Simplify Network Security with Cisco Secure Firewall-as-a-service (FWaaS) on AWS

Cisco Retail

With traditional firewalls, network security teams are charged with the heavy lifting of deploying new solutions. To become more agile, organizations are increasingly moving towards deploying SaaS-based security offerings hosted directly by vendors. Cisco Secure Social Channels.

Content Delivery Network Security Best Practices

SiteLock

Content delivery networks exist to expedite this process. CDN Security Concerns. Distributed denial-of-service attacks are another CDN security concern. How to Ensure CDN Security. Are there failover security measures in place?

Best Enterprise Network Security Products

eSecurity Planet

Network security is central to IT security. Here are some of the best network security software and hardware products to protect vital data

Amazon Sidewalk highlights network security visibility risks consumer services pose

CSO Magazine

New research from security firm Cato Networks has highlighted potential security risks surrounding the use of Amazon sidewalk and other consumer-grade services that connect to corporate networks due to a lack of visibility.

Untangle SD-WAN Router 3.0 Network Security for Your Workforce

Security Boulevard

While security breaches of large global companies are often front-page news, SMBs aren’t immune to cyber attacks. Network Security for Your Workforce first appeared on Untangle. Network Security for Your Workforce appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Building a complete network security checklist

Security Boulevard

Understanding what to audit in a network can be chaotic and confusing. Building a complete network security checklist is crucial for organizations with computers connected to the internet or to each other.

Ransomware 2021 has evolved. Are you keeping up with network security?

Security Boulevard

Are you keeping up with network security? Are you keeping up with network security? appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network cyberattacks Cybersecurity Inside Untangle Blog Phishing Ransomware

Network security firm COO charged with medical center cyberattack

Bleeping Computer

The former chief operating officer of Securolytics, a network security company providing services for the health care industry, was charged with allegedly conducting a cyberattack on Georgia-based Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC). [.]. Security

Why Network Object Management Is Critical for Managing Multicloud Network Security

Dark Reading

If you want your IT and security administrators to get buried in trivial workloads and productivity bottlenecks, having poor network object management is a great way to accomplish that

Trend Micro Cloud One Network Security-as-a-Service

Trend Micro

We have simplified network security, protecting customers across Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) without needing agents to be installed on instances. Trend Micro, alongside Amazon Web Services, provides the latest in cloud-native deployment options.

New botnet targets network security devices with critical exploits

Bleeping Computer

Authors of a new botnet are targeting connected devices affected by critical-level vulnerabilities, some of them impacting network security devices. [.]. Security

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Major Provider of Network Security Discloses Breach

CyberSecurity Insiders

Here are the top stories of recent weeks: Major Provider of Network Security Discloses Breach. San Francisco based car insurance startup discloses a security breach. Scammers impersonate FBI agents in breach. Data breach of passports and IDs via Azure blob storage leak.