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There is a lot of focus these days in the US Congress and in the Administration on the topic of cyber information sharing. While it is important to elevate the dialogue about cybersecurity preparedness, protection, and resilience to a sustained national level, we must also not fall into the trap of thinking that the work is done by simply improving the exchange of cyber threat and vulnerability information.

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How well does your IPS stack up?  We decided to do some in-house testing, to see how our firewall solutions measured up against some of our competitors in terms of detecting and stopping attacks. The results are something that you may find interesting.  

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Colocation and hosting managed service providers (MSPs) are under extreme pressure these days. Commoditization has driven margins down, causing considerable jockeying for position as MSPs try to differentiate themselves in an increasingly saturated market.

 

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Security ain't easy, but it can be fast.

by Juniper Employee ‎03-12-2015 09:00 AM - edited ‎03-18-2015 12:17 PM

No way around it -- network security is hard work.

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Say goodbye to the network performance/security dilemma

by Juniper Employee ‎03-11-2015 10:11 AM - edited ‎03-24-2015 02:45 PM

Tired of security solutions that can’t keep up with the speed of your network—much less the speed of your business? Then you’ll love what Express Path has to offer.

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AppSecure.jpgLife used to be easier for IT security professionals. (Not easy, I said easier) Take application security. A web application was either good or bad for the corporate network. You made a quick decision, and either allowed an application or blocked it. Salesforce allowed. Facebook blocked. There. Done. End of story.

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It’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday! In the March edition there are 14 updates; five are marked "Critical" and nine are rated "Important". A total of 45 vulnerabilities were fixed over 14 bulletins this month. One of the Critical update MS15-018 is an all version Internet Explorer (IE 6 to 11) patch. This single update resolves 12 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure) and is the highest profile bulletin of the month.

 

Here is a list of Security bulletins which were rolled out in today's Patch Tuesday release.

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Department of Defense Certifies Juniper Networks QFX5100 Switches

by Juniper Employee ‎03-09-2015 01:57 PM - edited ‎03-09-2015 01:58 PM

More Data Center Options for the Department of Defense.

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Colocation and hosting managed service providers (MSPs) are under extreme pressure these days. Commoditization has driven margins down, causing considerable jockeying for position as MSPs try to differentiate themselves in an increasingly saturated market.

 

Expedient, a regional U.S. cloud hosting provider and longtime Juniper customer, is bucking that trend. The Pittsburgh-based firm is experiencing a virtual business renaissance based on a new Disaster Recovery as-a-Service (DRaaS) offering to its customers that it has cleverly named Push Button DR.

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Just-in-Time Security

by Juniper Employee ‎02-27-2015 08:00 AM - edited ‎03-06-2015 08:05 AM

I was but a wee lass back when the Just-in-Time movement achieved mainstream awareness in the US. Let me tell you, it was a big hit.

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February 2015 Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary

by Juniper Employee ‎02-10-2015 06:15 PM - edited ‎02-10-2015 06:21 PM

Welcome to the February edition of Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary. In this edition there are 9 updates; 3 are marked "Critical" and 6 are rated "Important".  A total of 55 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure) were fixed over 9 bulletins this month. One of the Critical update MS15-009 is an all version Internet Explorer (IE 6 to 11) patch. This single update resolves 41 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure).

 

Here is a list of Security bulletins which were rolled out in today's Patch Tuesday release.

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DDoS Mitigation using BGP Flowspec

by Juniper Employee ‎02-10-2015 07:40 AM - edited ‎02-10-2015 07:44 AM

BGPvideo.jpgNANOG 63 just wrapped up in San Antonio last week and I was honored to speak at the conference about ways to mitigate DDoS attacks.

 

The BGP Flow Specification defined in RFC 5575 gives network operators an additional tool to mitigate the effects of DDoS attacks on their network. Over

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10 steps to deter and defeat Cyber Hackers

by Juniper Employee ‎02-06-2015 03:02 AM - edited ‎02-16-2015 09:02 AM

Turn on the television news, listen to the radio or open the newspaper and there's a high probability you'll see, listen to or read a Cyber Security story. Here are 10 suggestions to help ensure your organization is not hacked.

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A point of view: Security is about time

by Juniper Employee ‎02-04-2015 10:00 AM - edited ‎02-09-2015 12:01 PM

Juniper’s claim to fame is building incredibly reliable, scalable and fast networking technology.

 

Said simply, we are in the packet moving business. And when you’re moving packets, only two things really matter. First, that packets move quickly. Second, packets are security.

 

Sounds simple enough, no?

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Seen this movie before?

by Juniper Employee ‎02-03-2015 08:24 AM - edited ‎02-05-2015 10:02 AM

Butch and Sundance walk into the bank, guns blazing. “Hands in the air and shut up – Do as I say and no one gets hurt!” Sundance shouts.

 

There’s a chorus of gasps from the tellers and customers, while the hands go up. While Butch covers, Sundance walks up to the teller, opens his big bag and demands: “All your money. Fill it up. Now.”

 

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