Security network infrastructure has been liked to protecting the entry points of a country from external attacks.
Unlike computer security where administrators are concerned mainly with protecting a single machine, network security involves securing the entire system of individual computers as well as: printers, network attached storage and other share resources and devices.
Here is a compilation of the latest news, insights, surveys and tips on how to handle network security:
Once thought safe, WPA Wi-Fi encryption is cracked When it was launched in 2003, Wi-Fi Protected Access offered dynamic key allocation and other features not available in Wired Equivalent Privacy. But researchers have found a way to break Temporal Key Integrity Protocol in 15 minutes.
One analyst and two networking vendors offer advice for companies thinking of deploying wireless 802.11n. What are the limitations of power over Ethernet, and how can you keep communications secure?
SURVEYS and STUDIES
Back in 2000, 56 per cent of CIOs polled said they have increased their investment in network security measures.
In 2008, executives are concerned about keeping a lid on spiralling network costs