Cyber LEAP Act aims for innovations through Cybersecurity Grand Challenges

Cyber LEAP Act aims for innovations through Cybersecurity Grand Challenges

The Senate Commerce Committee approved last week what could prove to be an essential piece of legislation for cybersecurity researchers: The Cybersecurity Competitions to Yield Better Efforts to Research the Latest Exceptionally Advanced Problems, or Cyber LEAP Act of 2020. Sponsored by Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Jacky […]
Cisco takes aim at supporting SASE

Cisco takes aim at supporting SASE

Cisco is embracing the secure-access service edge (SASE) architecture put forth by Gartner with plans to upgrade some of its existing products to reach the goal of delivering access control, security and networking to cloud services. The enterprise shift to SASE will...
Cisco grabs ThousandEyes for network-intelligence technology

Cisco grabs ThousandEyes for network-intelligence technology

Cisco said it intends to acquire network intelligence software provider ThousandEyes for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2010, the 400-employee ThousandEyes firm offers a cloud-based software package that analyzes performance of local and wide-area networks and the...
SASE helps healthcare company pivot to support remote workers

SASE helps healthcare company pivot to support remote workers

Security and performance concerns made it challenging for TrialCard to enable its employees to work from home when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Customer service agents use a voice-over-IP phone and thin-client computer, both of which were designed to work in an...
Microsoft’s Project Tye aims to tame microservices development

Microsoft’s Project Tye aims to tame microservices development

Finding it tough to work with microservices? With Project Tye, Microsoft is offering an experimental developer tool intended to make it easier to build, test, and deploy microservices and distributed applications. Microsoft believes Project Tye, a .NET Foundation...