Browser makers cite coronavirus, restore support for obsolete TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption

Browser makers cite coronavirus, restore support for obsolete TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption

Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have each issued reprieves to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1, aged encryption protocols that were to be bounced from browser support in March, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By common agreement, Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge, and Mozilla’s Firefox were to disable support for TLS 1.0 […]
Automation helps network providers weather coronavirus disruptions

Automation helps network providers weather coronavirus disruptions

Zoom’s videoconferencing platform has exploded in popularity as stay-at-home mandates have swept the globe, and some of the credit for being able to keep up with demand goes to automation. “We have automation in place so that we can quickly scale our...
Coronavirus challenges remote networking | ITworld

Coronavirus challenges remote networking | ITworld

As the coronavirus spreads, many companies are requiring employees to work from home, putting unanticipated stress on remote networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns. Businesses have facilitated brisk growth of teleworkers over the past...
Coronavirus challenges capacity, but core networks are holding up

Coronavirus challenges capacity, but core networks are holding up

As the coronavirus continues to spread and more people work from home, the impact of the increased traffic on networks in the US so far seems to be minimal. No doubt that web, VPN and data usage is growing dramatically with the influx of remote workers.  For example,...