Posts of category: Industry Commentary

Industry Commentary

Considering Skype’s Use of SSL

We all know that employees' use of Skype whether for personal or business use is exploding. The service reported  an average of 145 million connected users per month in the fourth quarter of 2010,…

Mobile Security
Industry Commentary

Forward Thinking: Network Security Predictions for 2012

Slimmer bodies, faster Internet connections, and better network coverage makes use of the latest smartphones and mobile devices all the more appealing to the public—and to hackers.

Rainer Enders, CTO Americas, NCP engineering
Industry Commentary

What is a cloud virtual private network (VPN)?

*Editor’s Note: This column originally appeared in TechTarget’s SearchEnterpriseWan

Rainer Enders, CTO Americas, NCP engineering
Industry Commentary

Top VPN Questions Answered

*Editor’s Note: This questions originally appeared in TechTarget’s SearchEnterpriseWan

Industry Commentary

What Network Monitoring Tools Give you Visibility into Corporate VPNs?

*Editor's Note: This column originally appeared in TechTarget's SearchEnterpriseWan

Industry Commentary

SSL Myth Busting: Java Authentication and Authorization Services (JAAS) Framework Handles All Protocols and Mechanisms Securely [Nope.]

Onto the next post in our series debunking SSL myths. Today’s myth: Java Authentication and Authorization Services (JAAS) framework handles all protocols and mechanisms in a secure manner.

Industry Commentary·IT policy

Why You Need a VPN that Supports Seamless Roaming

By Sylvia Rosen

ars technica
Endpoint Management·Industry Commentary·IT policy

Rainer on Ars Technica: Live, VPN!

Ars Technica recently ran a piece "Die, VPN! We're all 'telecommuters' now—and IT must adjust" arguing that in today's mobile world, VPNs should just be abandoned and IT should adjust to relying on…

Industry Commentary

Breaches Raise Questions about SSL Security

The recent breach at Dutch digital certificate authority DigiNotar is just the latest in series of troubling SSL hacks. Earlier this year, Comodo alerted its customers to a serious SSL breach that…

Industry Commentary·IT policy

Firewall Rule Set Complexity: Good Configuration Comes in Small Policies

By Dr. Avishai Wool