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  • RSA's SecurID breach linked to China, researcher says

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/031811-rsa-warns-securid-customers-after.html">The breach of RSA</a>, the security division of EMC, last spring in which sensitive information related to <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/031811-rsa-breach-reassure.html">RSA SecurID tokens was stolen</a>, can be traced back to an attack originating in China, a security researcher strongly believes based on a close look into malware associated with the RSA breach.

  • Cisco CTO Warrior: We needed better accountability

    Cisco's massive user show, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/cisco/">Cisco</a> Live, is going on this week in Las Vegas. Padmasree Warrior, Cisco's senior vice president of engineering and CTO sat down with Cisco Subnet editor and blogger Julie Bort. They discussed Cisco's progress since Warrior took the helm as CTO, the reorganization of Cisco's engineering groups, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/071211-cisco-live-catalyst6500.html?hpg1=bn">Catalyst</a> vs. Nexus, the so-called Cisco "tax" (its prices vs. the competition), network <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/102510-burning-questions-virtualization-storage.html">virtualization</a>, Cisco's toe dipping into the brave new world of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/opensource/">open source</a> and the future <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/it-careers/">careers</a> of the Cisco CCIE faithful. What follows is an edited transcript of the interview. 

  • Nortel's patents more valuable than its products

    Nortel’s patents were slightly more valuable than its products, as the transactions for Nortel’s product groups combined did not quite measure up to the single deal for its intellectual property.

  • NYSE Launches Cloud Service for Wall Street

    NYSE Euronext's technology division this month <a href="http://www.nyse.com/press/1306838249812.html">announced</a> what it called the first cloud service for the financial services industry.

  • Cisco backs embattled RSA SecurID in new security architecture

    With all of the recent <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/052911-lockheed-martin-acknowledges-significant.html">security problems</a> around <a href="http://www.rsa.com/node.aspx?id=3891">RSA's SecurID</a> two-factor authentication technology as a backdrop, Cisco today made it clear that it's still a major supporter of SecurID by including the two-factor authentication token as a main security component in what Cisco calls its "PCI 2.0 Architecture" of assembled <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/cisco/">Cisco</a>, EMC, RSA, VMware and HyTrust products.

  • Big vendors look to challenge VMware with open source

    Several big IT vendors, including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, BMC Software, Intel and Red Hat, announced this week that they are banding together to promote an open-source virtualization platform -- Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) -- as an alternative to VMware.

  • EMC to sell PCIe SSD cards for server acceleration

    LAS VEGAS -- As part of its strategy to touch just about every part of the private and public cloud infrastructure, EMC said today it will begin selling PCIe flash cards for servers to accelerate I/O to backend storage systems.