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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
  • 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).

  • Q&A: David Gage on Microsoft's new Cloud partner focus

    By Allan Swann | 09 September, 2014 14:35

    ARN 2014 Hall of Fame inductee, David Gage, took some time out from Microsoft’s Annual Partner Conference to discuss the company’s channel partner programme across 2014.

  • 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.

  • Early user of VMware NSX net virtualization tool extols fine grain controls

    By John Dix | 26 June, 2014 04:09

    Canadian airline company WestJet is one of the earliest customers of VMware's NSX network virtualization tools, which initially reached for the tech to address a security issue. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently sat down with WestJet technologist Richard Sillito to learn what the company is learning about network virtualization and its broader NSX plans.

  • Cloud provider FireHost's security chief brings lessons from the front lines

    By Stephen Lawson | 31 May, 2014 04:56

    Jeff Schilling, who joined cloud hosting startup FireHost this week as chief security officer, knows a thing or two about cybersecurity.

Opinions
  • The security challenges of BYOPC

    By Sumir Karayi | 21 October, 2014 01:47

    Employees using their own computers offer plenty of potential problems.

  • Google's takedown policy: Celebrity nudes today, your right to know tomorrow?

    By Evan Schuman | 08 October, 2014 00:11

    Google last week did something that is really hard to find objectionable: It said it deleted quite a few ("tens of thousands") nude pictures stolen from celebrities. But as with anything that involves such an influential company as Google, this move creates a precedent, and it's a dangerous one.

  • 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.

  • In iOS 8, Medical ID could be a life-saver

    By Ryan Faas | 22 September, 2014 20:32

    Of all the new features in iOS 8, one hasn't gotten a lot of attention -- and it's the one feature that all iOS 8 users should at least consider.

  • The Fappening: iCloud users, beware!

    By Alex Burinskiy | 05 September, 2014 05:44

    The event dubbed by the internet as "the Fappening" is the largest celebrity nude photo leak in history. Although information is still emerging as to how, why and who is at fault, don't blame Apple for this latest security disaster. Celebrity nudes are not new; I am sure that everyone remembers the controversy surrounding Paris Hilton -- and Pamela Anderson before her. What makes this different is how these photos were taken. The celebrities involved were quick to respond to the news in a variety of intriguing ways, including the following tweet from Mary E. Winstead:

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