Take a Network Break! On this week’s episode we discuss Oracle’s massive release of nearly 300 critical security patches, update the fallout from the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, and ponder why vendor security notices trigger browser privacy plug-ins.
A U.S. Congressman proposes a bill to ban government purchases of Huawei and ZTE telecom gear, ex-Cisco CEO John Chambers launches a VC firm, and IBM posts a winning fiscal quarter.
Juniper gets downgraded by an investment bank ahead of the vendor’s earnings report, and NetScout misses its financial targets.
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Cisco NX-OS Software Pong Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability – Cisco Systems
U.S. Congressman Bashes ZTE and Huawei in New Bill – SDX Central
Juniper Networks -2% after Barclays downgrade – Juniper Networks – Seeking Alpha