Cisco Systems last week warned that some of its switches and routers are vulnerable to denial-of-service attacks even if they're configured properly. The vulnerability is caused by a flaw in the way some router and switch software handles DHCP packets. Some Cisco gear running Internet Operating System version 12.2S is vulnerable to the attacks.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.