Networking

Networking news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.


cyber security

OpenSSL patches two high-severity flaws

Versions 1.0.2h and 1.0.1t of the cryptographic library also patch several more bugs of lesser impact

monitor blocked ads opera for computers

Opera pulls trigger on baked-in ad blocker

Opera becomes the first of the Top 5 browsers to integrate an ad blocker

craig wright

Craig Wright claims he is bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto

Australian entrepreneur Wright, first outed as Satoshi in December, has offered what he claims is digital proof of his double identity

Encryption

Microsoft to begin SHA-1 crypto shutoff with Windows 10's summer upgrade

IE11 and Edge will drop the lock icon for sites that secure traffic with SHA-1 certificates this summer and will block access by Feb. 14, 2017

Google

Microsoft's IE loses top browser spot to Google's Chrome

Firefox falls under 10 percent browser share for the first time since 2006

messages mac icon

Messaging apps must come together

Internet messaging has broken the rule of universal communication standards, and it needs to be fixed

blockchain code

IBM brings blockchain framework to IBM Cloud

Enterprises now have a secure IBM Cloud environment to develop blockchain applications that meet regulatory requirements

bottlecaps drinks beer

Take that, ISPs: FCC declares war on data caps

Charter's merger with Time Warner is headed for approval -- but with a 7-year ban on usage-based pricing, interconnect fees, and antistreaming contract provisions

comcast van 100577051 large

Comcast raises trial data caps to a terabyte but won't commit to nationwide rollout

That sounds like an enormous amount of data, but 4K video could eat that up quickly

Break scalability barriers in OpenFlow SDN

New support for Table Type Patterns in OpenFlow lifts the ceiling on large deployments and enables interoperability across devices

video

How to create your own Google Analytics dashboards

The Google Analytics suite can be overwhelming to new or inexperienced users. This jump-start video guide to GA details how to use one of its most important features: dashboards.

20151005 Cisco headquarters sign

Cisco fixes serious denial-of-service flaws in wireless LAN controllers, other products

One of the vulnerabilities is critical and the rest are rated as high severity

The Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C.

EFF sues to uncover government demands to decrypt communications

The group says the USA Freedom Act compels the DOJ to publish significant decisions of the secret FISC court

Kansas City, Missouri

Google to test innovative 3.5GHz wireless in Kansas City

Tests will last up to 18 months and use shared spectrum the FCC created last year

A mug with the words GitHub Social Coding

19 open source GitHub projects for security pros

GitHub has a ton of open source options for security professionals, with new entries every day. Add these tools to your collection and work smarter

150817 google headquarters 1

News Corp. files antitrust charges against Google in Europe

News Corp. is fighting Google at the European Commission over what it calls improper scraping of content for use in search results, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

belkin surge

Up to 48% Off Belkin Surge Protectors Via Amazon - Deal Alert

Amazon is currently featuring up to 48% off many models of highly rated Belkin surge protectors.

20160418 nyansa voyance incident summary screenshot

Network woes? The cloud is coming to the rescue

Startup Nyansa analyzes data about all its customers' networks in the cloud

Load More