How to Configure Cisco PIX Firewall?

How to configure a new PIX firewall? You will need to will configure passwords, IP addresses, network address translation (NAT) and basic firewall rules. If you have a new PIX firewall that has never been configured, it will need to…

Interface configuration is one of the most important configurations of the switch. Without interfaces, the switch is useless. Interface configurations must be exact to be able to communicate with other devices. Interface configuration will be presented for three different devices…

Cisco has revealed its plans to cull its Android-based Cius tablet just under a year after launching the enterprise-only product. Cisco said the rise of bring-your-own-device trends in the enterprise was behind its decision to kill the tablet, which ran the…
Simple Ways to Secure Wireless Network

Many administrators and managers will likely read this article title and say to themselves: “We don’t have wireless networking here. I don’t need to read this.”  But those same administrators often discover that wireless networking happens, even when “they don’t…
How to Protect Router Password?

Administrators can access a router for administrative purposes in a variety of ways. For example, as shown in Figure 3-2, a PC running terminal emulation software can telnet into a router. The Telnet connection is considered to be using a…
Cisco PIX Firewall Basics

The PIX is a firewall appliance based on a hardened, specially built operating system, PIX OS, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes. The PIX has received ICSA Firewall and IPsec certification as well as Common Criteria EAL4 evaluation status. PIX firewalls…

Cisco Advances Mobility Strategy With new Enterprise ‘Smart Solutions,’ Building on Service Provider Offerings and Enabling ‘Your Way’ Experiences Cisco on Wednesday announced findings from the Cisco IBSG Horizons Study of 600 U.S. IT and business leaders that shows IT…

In order to be proficient in network security, you have to understand the different types of networks since each network type poses different challenges, issues and risks. There are different types of networks: Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, Metropolitan Area…
Cisco on Huawei: ‘Imitation isn’t Innovation’

Chambers and Rob Lloyd, executive VP of worldwide operations, question Huawei’s innovation. Speaking on Cisco’s third-quarter earnings conference call, Chambers was asked about competition from Huawei — a Chinese networking rival — and didn’t pull any punches. Chambers’ comments highlight…

Wireless bridge and access point offer radio link connectivity over a computer network, but they are structurally and functionally designed to serve slightly different purposes. Setting up a vast wireless network for a corporate office space requires the installation of…

Enterprise cloud adoption is expected to grow significantly in 2012, but some serious obstacles to even wider adoption remain, according to a survey of Cisco Systems customers released at the Interop 2012 conference going on this week in Las Vegas.…