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IWAN Wed: The Case for Direct Internet Breakout at Branch and IWAN

…ng the primary source of attacks related in these environments. In addition to the increased attack surface, the security model needs to be “continuous” in nature as opposed to a “point-in-time” solution to defend against zero-day vulnerabilities or cyber-crime/malicious behavior which may not be detected by traditional signature based approaches. Integrated Threat Defense The Cisco Cloud Web Security solution provides the industry’s most advance…


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#CiscoChampion Radio S1|Ep10 Cyber Security

…eries by Cisco Champions as technologists, hosted by Cisco’s Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja). This week Chris Young, SVP Security Business Group Cisco, and Bill Carter, Senior Network Engineer and Cisco Champion, talk about Intelligent Cyber Security for the real world. Listen to the Podcast Cisco Subject Matter Expert: Chris Young, SVP Security Business Group Cisco (@YoungDChris) Cisco Champion: Bill Carter, Senior Network Engineer (@billyc5022) Highlig…


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What is Infrastructure Programmability?

The programming of network resources is not just a trend, but also a way to future-proof IT and business needs. This blog series examines how infrastructure programmability is providing a faster time to competitive advantage and highlights the differences between programmable infrastructure and traditional infrastructure, and what programmability means for your entire IT infrastructure. To read the second post in this series that discusses benef…


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The Extended Network Requires Security That’s the Same, Only Different

…motional response from the recipient, I’ve finally found a topic where his phrase is 100 percent legitimate; IoT security. That’s because when it comes to securing IoT, we’re not talking about a single, homogeneous network, but rather the extended network which comprises both Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) environments. While existing IT networks have included cloud and perimeter security for many years, OT environmen…


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Cisco Announces Managed Threat Defense Service

…reat Defense Service, which allows the power of a global operation to watch out for you. Powered by proven Cisco Security solutions such as Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP), Sourcefire FirePOWER, and Cisco Cloud Web Security, our unique platform includes market leading technology.  Managed Threat Defense uses machine learning algorithms and predictive analytics to detect possible threats in real-time. This approach assumes the cyber-attack…