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Cisco Can't Deny DoS Attacks

Critics like to argue that Microsoft's security is worse than a Barney Fife jail cell. But a quick glance around shows that nearly every piece of hardware or software has flaws.

Take Cisco: Its hardware has been stung by an unrelenting swarm of denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Where Microsoft patches each and every month, Cisco rolls it patches out only twice year.

Early last week, Cisco put out 11 advisories that are well worth looking into for security-conscious network pros.

Posted by Doug Barney on 09/28/2009 at 1:17 PM


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