Stories by Tim Greene

  • VPNs take on secure remote access role

    As remote access to business networks increases and as threats against these networks grow, IT executives need to support technology that is flexible and that can effectively combat ever-evolving attacks.

  • Consortium to advise on Web application firewalls

    Web application firewall is a simple term, but understanding what it means is proving so difficult for customers that an industry consortium is publishing advice on how to make a choice among the many devices that fall into this category.

  • Aventail aims to secure IP conferencing

    Aventail has announced an appliance that works in conjunction with its SSL VPN gear to create secure IP conferencing that includes voice, video and instant messaging.

  • ServGate makes net security less expensive

    ServGate last week streamlined the pricing of its multi-service security platforms so customers pay a lower flat price for the hardware and security software no matter how many users they support on it.

  • Net access control on tap from Juniper

    FRAMINGHAM: Juniper Networks has unveiled a policy management appliance, a key piece of a secure network access scheme designed to rival those of Cisco and Microsoft.

  • Industry group plans VOIP best practices

    An industry group is working toward a best-practices document that will spell out for businesses how to build secure VoIP networks using specific makes and models of equipment.

  • Net access control on tap from Juniper

    Juniper Networks this week plans to unveil a policy management appliance, a key piece of a secure network access scheme designed to rival those of Cisco and Microsoft.

  • Inside telephony of the future

    VoIP can save money (maybe), simplify network administration (maybe) and improve productivity (maybe), but let's face it, a major reason people are interested is that it has the potential to do some really cool stuff.

  • Juniper blends IPSec and SSL

    Juniper is supporting both IPSec and SSL in its NetScreen security gateways, making it possible to use the more appropriate VPN technology depending on circumstances.