Michael Cooney

Senior Editor

Michael Cooney is a Senior Editor with Network World who has written about the IT world for more than 25 years. He can be reached at michael_cooney@idg.com.

RSA: Cisco launches SASE, offers roadmap for other cloud-based services

Fortinet tightens integration of enterprise security, networking controls

Fortinet tightens integration of enterprise security, networking controls

Fortinet adds new security, SD-WAN, branch, and zero-trust capabilities to FortiOS software.

IBM service aims to secure multicloud operations

IBM service aims to secure multicloud operations

IBM’s new Unified Key Orchestrator lets customers integrate multiple security key-management systems into a single managed service that spans hybrid and multicloud environments.

SolarWinds Trojan: Affected enterprises must use hot patches, isolate compromised gear

SolarWinds Trojan: Affected enterprises must use hot patches, isolate compromised gear

SolarWinds is recommending that customers hit by the Trojan embedded in a version of its Orion network-monitoring platform update to a new release of the software as Microsoft, Cisco, others weigh in.

VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware's Carbon Black platform, along with VMware NSX, VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Secure State and future innovations, will deliver built-in security to networks, endpoints, workloads, identity\ies, cloud and analytics.

Cisco issues 7 “high priority” security advisories; Firepower, IOS and ASA issues among them

Cisco issues 7 “high priority” security advisories; Firepower, IOS and ASA issues among them

Cisco had a pretty large dump of security advisories today – seven “high priority” and one “critical” – impacting a variety of products many with the threat allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

Cisco runs out two “critical” security warnings for IOS, Apache Struts (again)

Cisco runs out two “critical” security warnings for IOS, Apache Struts (again)

Cisco today issued two “critical” security advisories, one for Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE Software, the other for the ongoing discovery of problems with Apache Struts2

Cisco issues variety of security warnings on wireless gear

Cisco issues variety of security warnings on wireless gear

Cisco issues one "Critical" warning for vulnerability in Aironet 1830 Series and 1850 Series Access Points

Cisco issues critical warning after CIA WikiLeaks dump bares IOS security weakness

Cisco issues critical warning after CIA WikiLeaks dump bares IOS security weakness

A vulnerability in Cisco’s widely deployed IOS software that was disclosed in the recent WikiLeaks dump of CIA exploits has triggered the company to release a critical warning for its Catalyst networking customers.

10 scary things the TSA found on your fellow travelers

10 scary things the TSA found on your fellow travelers

Interestingly the TSA finds some amusement or amazement in these finding as it now posts its own Top 10 Most Unusual Finds which outlines the most “dangerous and often times wacky items” it has kept off commercial airliners.

IBM amps-up Watson cybersecurity experiences

IBM amps-up Watson cybersecurity experiences

IBM Watson goes to the enterprise with 40 companies now adding smarts to the cognitive system.

IBM warns of rising VoIP cyber-attacks

IBM warns of rising VoIP cyber-attacks

IBM says common Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and SIP and Cisco Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP) are most common targets.

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