One simple way to reduce the risk of hacked routers

A common avenue through which hackers can compromise routers is remote management. If you manage the devices through your network, you may need remote management enabled. Unfortunately, hackers can use brute force attacks or hidden vulnerabilities to hijack this capability and gain full control of the device. However, you can minimize the risk by configuring…

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Easily provision resources amongst multiple clouds

The cloud offers many advantages, such as the ability to scale quickly and to outsource maintenance tasks. However, the plethora of cloud choices can get dizzying, and managing all these options becomes its own challenge. To facilitate managing infrastructure across public, private, and hybrid clouds, Cisco has created a set of tools called Intercloud Fabric.…

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One simple way to reduce the risk of hacked routers

A common avenue through which hackers can compromise routers is remote management. If you manage the devices through your network, you may need remote management enabled. Unfortunately, hackers can use brute force attacks or hidden vulnerabilities to hijack this capability and gain full control of the device. However, you can minimize the risk by configuring…

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Information Security Professionals Are Running Scarce

High Demand, Low Supply of Cybersecurity Experts As the world moves further into the digital age, it only makes sense that cybercrime is on the rise. A number of major organizations have found themselves at the center of controversy after failing to adequately protect customer information. As a result, there is a growing segment of…

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Seven IT Certifications that Pay

There has long been a debate among IT professionals about the true value of certifications. Are they just a way for vendors to milk you for more money? Or do they really benefit your career? In a recent survey of 700 network professionals, jointly conducted by Network World and SolarWinds, of the 74% that held…

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