Take a Network Break! We start the episode with a correction about previous commentary about DNSSEC, and then jump into the news.
Juniper Networks acquires the wireless startup Mist Systems for $405 million, VMware announces a new service-defined firewall, and an Alphabet-backed startup called Chronicle launches a new security analytics service that leverages Google’s search and data processing capabilities.
Comcast acquires security vendor BluVector, RightScale releases a cloud adoption survey, and Facebook announces modest plans to sell spare fiber capacity to local and regional telcos.
Greg weighs in on cyber insurance, and Huawei files a lawsuit against the United States alleging that the government’s ban against Huawei gear in government systems is unconstitutional.
Get links to all these stories below.
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Juniper Networks Announces Intent to Acquire Mist Systems – J-Net Community
Quick Take: Why Juniper Bought Mist Systems – Packet Pushers
Chronicle Security – Technology Overview – Chronicle
Chronicle Releases Chapter One: Backstory – Dark Reading
State of the Cloud Report – RightScale
Building network infrastructure with fiber-optic cable – Facebook Code
Facebook Will Begin Selling Wholesale Fiber Capacity – Data Center Frontier