Cisco blade boosts security control

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Cisco this week released a new Supervisor module for Catalyst 6500 switch, aimed at injecting traffic security at the wiring closet layer of a LAN.

Cisco's Supervisor Engine 32 with Programmable Intelligence Services Accelerator (PISA) is a blade for Catalyst 6500 switches deployed in wiring closets. The vendor says the device can provide in-line packet inspection for all traffic flows at the LAN edge without introducing latency. The blade can filter out, or squeeze down, bandwidth of undesirable applications such as peer-to-peer. It can also reserve bandwidth for critical protocols for VoIP or enterprise applications, the company says.

At NetworkWorld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Harnessing artificial intelligence to build an army of virtual analysts

PatternEx, a startup that gathered a team of AI researcher from MIT CSAIL as well as security and distributed systems experts, is poised to shake up things in the user and entity behavior analytics market.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Feb 4th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2016 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //