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Defending Your Network in 256 Bytes or Less

July 27, 2009
at 12:00 pm PST

Jimmy Ray Purser is hosting another one of his interactive webex based workshops that you really don’t want to miss. If are you are already familiar with your show than you probably know that security and networking probably rank highest on JR’s passion list (from a work perspective…). This topic, which he dives into on August 13 is a really nice cross-section of stuff that he is SO deeply knowledgable on that I guarantee that no matter how much you think you already know about the topic…he will hit it from an angle you either had not considered or never knew to think about. This is one of the reasons I love this hillbilly friend of mine…he has a depth of knowledge that he loves to share and way of sharing it that never gets boring…he hates doing the same thing twice. The ‘copy’ that has gone out describing the workshop sounds intriguing:

“The increase in accuracy and performance of network security products has pushed hackers to create attacks within the first 256 bytes of code that slip into networks under the radar. Using deep packet inspection devices at egress points is an effective way to combat this, but it gets too expensive. Now, learn how to overcome this problem at our next interactive workshop.Discover how to utilize a newer access control list that is flexible enough to fight off hackers yet fast enough to not slow down the entire network. Join Jimmy Ray Purser, technical co host of Cisco’s TechWiseTV, as he shows you how to configure, set up, and test one of the most powerful security features on the network today: Flexible Packet Matching. This is an interactive session full of demos, hacks, and inside info.”

As I mentioned -- if you think you already know FPM…you should still tune in. I bet JR covers it in a way that is helpful to you. If you think he is missing something…chime in! This is a workshop and as one of the most humble smart guys I know, JR would welcome your feedback -- makes it better for all of us.Register Now! The workshop airs August 13 at Noon Central Time (1 PM Eastern/10 AM Pacific)

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