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Spotlight Podcast: To Fix Remote Access, CyberArk Alero Ditches Passwords and VPNs

In this Spotlight edition of The Security Ledger Podcast, sponsored by CyberArk*, we interview serial entrepreneur Gil Rapaport about his latest creation: Alero, a new remote authentication tool that promises to fix remote vendor access by doing away with passwords…and agents…and VPNs. If that sounds like a tall order, check out our podcast to learn how he does it! 

Secure Access as a Business Accelerator: a Conversation with Pulse Secure

In this Security Ledger Conversations Video, we speak with Sudhakar Ramakrishna, the CEO of the firm Pulse Secure on that company’s journey from Juniper Networks’ remote access business unit to a thriving, independent company selling secure access technology to firms with on premises, cloud and mobile deployments. Technology has utterly transformed how companies operate and managed information , changing the conversation about ‘remote access’ to one about ‘secure access,’ he says. We’ll talk about how Pulse Secure has leveraged those changes to find market success. 

Did NSA Hackers The Shadow Brokers have a Broker?

In-brief: analysis of the latest leak of sophisticated hacking tools by The Shadow Brokers suggests that the theft was an inside job, the security firm Flashpoint contends. 

NetScreen Back Door Raises Internet Threat Level

In-brief: A widespread vulnerability in security products sold by the firm Juniper Networks prompted The Internet Storm Center to raise its threat level to “Yellow,” and urge administrators to patch affected devices immediately.

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Juniper Warns of Mystery Backdoor In NetScreen Products

In-brief: the discovery of a mystery “back door” in software that runs Juniper’s NetScreen line of security products prompted an emergency warning and patch from the company, and raises the specter of nation-backed hacking.