Cisco Says BYOD Improves Employee Productivity, Lowers Costs

By Robert Vamosi | 5/31/13 2:36 AM

A new study finds that 89 percent of the global enterprises surveyed have already enabled BYOD.

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Popular Linksys WRT54GL Routers Remain Vulnerable, Says Researcher

By Robert Vamosi | 4/10/13 5:10 AM

After a few public vulnerabilities, you'd think that the popular Linksys WRT54G router would be well-protected by now, but a researcher says it is not.

Writing on the Superevr blog, researcher Phil Purviance lays out the latest vulnerability find, which he says he forwarded to the team at Linksys (previously Cisco but now a part of Belkin). A vulnerability was disclosed in January, but Purviance says only part of the problem was addressed in the subsequent fix.

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Consumer Linksys Routers Vulnerable To Attack

By Robert Vamosi | 1/22/13 10:22 PM

A popular home router is vulnerable to a new zero-day attack that is in the wild.

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Cisco Buys Meraki

By Robert Vamosi | 11/19/12 2:33 AM

OVer the weekend, Cisco bought Meraki, a San Francisco cloud-based wireless, switching, BYOD, and security solution, for 1.2 Billion dollars.

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Teleconference Systems Fail Secure Implementation

By Robert Vamosi | 1/23/12 4:41 AM

Many companies are buying expensive conferencing equipment but installing it poorly, according an article in the New York Times

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Next Generation Device Users Don't Get Device Security

By Robert Vamosi | 12/21/11 6:57 AM

The 2011 Cisco Connected World Technology Report (PDF) is out, and this time Cisco used a sample group of 2800 students and end users aged 18-29 years, living 14 different countries. Their responses are sobering.

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Flaws Uncovered in Popular RTOS

By JDavis | 8/15/10 10:21 AM

Recently presented at the Security B-Sides and DEFCON conferences in Las Vegas, two critical vulnerabilities have been discovered in VxWorks, Wind River's popular embedded OS that is used in tens of thousands of designs for "smart devices" from organizations including Cisco, Apple and even NASA.

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Bugs Leave Buildings' Critical Systems Vulnerable

By JDavis | 5/26/10 9:42 AM

Cisco Systems is warning of flaws in one of their devices that could leave a building's critical systems vulnerable to attacks that might ultimately result in unauthorized takeover of the building. The device links together a building's critical systems--including security, lighting and HVAC--allowing IT personnel to automate and control these functions remotely.

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