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By Jon Arnold Get Started Mar 09, 2016

How to buy Voice over Internet Protocol services

The emergence of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) revolutionized communications in business. The ability to merge traditional voice telephony with Web-based data streams yielded higher productivity and lower ... Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate May 06, 2016

How can Kerberos protocol vulnerabilities be mitigated?

Microsoft's Kerberos protocol implementation has long-standing issues with its secret keys. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to mitigate the authentication vulnerabilities. Continue Reading


By Shaun Sutner News Apr 25, 2016

HIPAA audit protocol signals audit process underway

As it prepares to launch audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates, OCR issues audit protocol as a guide to compliance with HIPAA security and privacy rules. Continue Reading


By J. Peter Bruzzese Get Started Feb 22, 2016

Let's get IMAP vs. POP email protocols straight

IT pros must make a protocol choice -- POP vs. IMAP -- when they don't want outside applications interfering with email message downloading. Continue Reading


By John Burke Evaluate Sep 17, 2015

Which SDN protocol should I use?

At the dawn of software-defined networking, there was one SDN protocol: OpenFlow. Today, users can select from a growing number of options. Continue Reading


By Alastair Cooke Evaluate Apr 26, 2016

Compare Citrix, VMware and Microsoft remote display protocol options

As desktop and app virtualization technologies advance, the top vendors' remote display protocols are keeping pace. Citrix HDX, Microsoft RemoteFX, VMware Blast and Teradici PCoIP protocol can all support modern ... Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate Jan 15, 2016

TLS protocol: Can a client puzzle improve security?

The TLS protocol has fallen on hard times, but expert Michael Cobb explains how client puzzles can help fix some of the problems. Continue Reading


By Gabe Knuth Evaluate Feb 26, 2016

VMware Horizon 7 Blast protocol provides a rival for PCoIP

VMware made a pair of noteworthy changes in Horizon 7, adding its proprietary remote display protocol and the VM cloning feature it developed in Project Fargo. Continue Reading


By Michel Roth Nov 24, 2015

Are the display protocol wars (finally!) over?

It must have been around 2001 at about 3 AM on a Sunday when I was trying to desperately troubleshoot a server remotely from my house using a dialup connection that I developed deep interest in display protocols. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News May 26, 2016

Retiring obsolete SHA-1 and RC4 cryptographic algorithms, SSLv3 protocol

Microsoft speeds deprecation of SHA-1, Google dropping support for RC4, SSLv3, as web software publishers approach end of life for obsolete cryptographic algorithms and protocols. Continue Reading