ransomware, blackmail

Self-propagating ransomware is coming, warns report

Ransomware is a nasty variationĀ of a denial of service attack. Instead of denying a victim organization of the ability to...

April 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

How widespread are security holes? Cisco finds most of its devices are unpatched

Unpatched systems on networks creates dangerous holes that are ripe for exploiting. But updating efforts by IT departments is pretty...

January 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Manufacturers must move to service-oriented business models, leverage IoT: Cisco

Technologies such as the Internet of ThingsĀ (IoT) can help manufacturers become more service-oriented, according to a new Cisco Systems study,...

November 18th, 2015 Gary Hilson

security and privacy issues

Cisco router exploit confirmed by security vendor

CISOs with Cisco routers in their infrastructure have been warned to be on the lookout for attacks after a security...

September 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon

data color

Cisco calls for real-time information sharing within the security sector

Cisco Systems has added its voice to the increasing calls for the infosec industry to work more closely to give...

July 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Networking 1

Cisco expands network security to endpoints and the cloud

Cisco Systems is broadening its network security coverage by expanding the intrusion detection and prevention technology it gained through an...

June 8th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Angler ransomware exploit kit has evolved again, researchers warn

IT security pros are being warned that the Angler Exploit Kit has evolved -- again -- to more effectively deliver...

June 5th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Cisco Canada's Ahmed Etman. ITWC photo by Howard Solomon

Best technology doesn’t mean best security, says expert

The number and variety of IT security threats organizations face these days is enough to make a CISO's head spin....

June 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon


Cisco adds next-gen firewalls for SMBs, industrial environments

Cisco Systems has expanded its security portfolio, including new next generation firewalls aimed at midsize companies, branch offices and industrial...

April 7th, 2015 Howard Solomon