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Round Table
  • Roundtable: Security Guide for the Cloud - right here, right now

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 07 June, 2011 15:15

    The cloud 'security strategy' involves adopting security solutions that seamlessly span physical, virtual and private/hybrid/public cloud environments while simplifying operational and management complexities. Roundtable attendees got down to business, discussion the 'practical steps' and issues and opportunities involved in securing the cloud environment. Jennifer O'Brien reports.

  • Selling security to SMBs

    By Nadia Cameron | 02 July, 2009 10:40

    ARN pulled together a panel of industry representatives to discuss how to position security solutions successfully to 5-499 seat organisations in today’s economic climate. This roundtable was held in conjunction with Symantec.

  • The future of IT security

    By ARN Staff | 07 May, 2008 12:05

    The ARN round table was held in conjunction with Firewall Systems and its vendor partners, AirMagnet, Blue Coat, Check Point, Network Box, TippingPoint and WatchGuard.

Features
Interviews
  • In the hot seat: Westcon Group sales director, David Hook

    By Julia Talevski | 26 November, 2014 17:10

    Westcon Group's newest addition, sales director, David Hook, talks about his new role, what he'll be focusing on and what are some of the hottest trends in business.

  • Palo Alto says its new endpoint protection tool can stop the bad stuff in its tracks

    By John Dix | 13 November, 2014 03:28

    The problem with signature based security tools is you are vulnerable until the signature is released and distributed. Palo Alto Networks takes a different approach with Traps, so Network World Editor in Chief John Dix tracked down Palo Alto VP of Product Marketing Scott Gainey for an inside look at how Traps works.

  • Profile: Insight’s Andrea Della Mattea

    By Allan Swann | 10 November, 2014 10:50

    The APAC MD and SVP discusses her career, gender politics, industry consolidation and her predictions for 2015

  • You are responsible for your own Internet privacy

    By Tom Kaneshige | 24 October, 2014 02:32

    Bill Clinton's run for presidency nearly derailed when rumors surfaced that he had smoked marijuana during his time in England. In an effort to control the damage, Clinton admitted that he indeed experimented with the illegal drug but "didn't inhale." Imagine how history might have changed if a video of a glassy-eyed Clinton with a joint between his lips had shown up on Youtube (which, of course, didn't exist at the time).

  • Cisco describes its SDN vision: A Q&A with Soni Jiandani

    By John Dix | 24 July, 2014 00:10

    Soni Jiandani is one of Cisco's serial entrepreneurs, having been a key member of the teams that developed everything from the Nexus 5000 to Cisco's Unified Computing System (which in five years has leapt to the top of the x86 blade server market in North America, according to IDC). Today Jiandani is Senior Vice President of Cisco's Insieme business unit, the group pushing the company's Software Defined Networking vision. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught with Jiandani to get her take on how SDN plays out.

Opinions
  • Top 10 tech industry megatrends of 2015

    By Michael Friedenberg | 22 November, 2014 15:40

    "Futurology has always bounced around between common sense, nonsense and a healthy dose of wishful thinking." That's how a 2012 Scientific American article summed up the history of prediction. Our compelling annual urge to predict the future traces back to the ancient Greeks and their Delphic Oracle--so who am I to argue with such venerable tradition? Here's my top 10 countdown for the shape of our industry in 2015:

  • Getting your board's buy-in on cybersecurity

    By Bart Perkins | 19 November, 2014 06:30

    High-profile data breaches continue to make news, and you can bet that your board of directors has noticed. Breaches can result in huge remediation costs, litigation and lost revenues resulting from a damaged reputation. Board members pay attention to those things.

  • Five security developments we can be thankful for in 2014

    By Lysa Myers | 19 November, 2014 06:30

    It's not often that we take a moment to think about what we in security are grateful for so I would like to take a moment to think about things that have happened in the past year that have been improvements.

  • The security challenges of BYOPC

    By Sumir Karayi | 21 October, 2014 01:47

    Employees using their own computers offer plenty of potential problems.

  • Why the Internet of Things may never happen

    By Mike Elgan | 29 September, 2014 22:58

    The Internet of Things is great - if, that is, you like the Internet and you also own some things.

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