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Is Your Team Prepared for a Cyber Attack? Get Ready with CyberRange Training

…he same logic applies. Your team will be better prepared to handle a disaster if they are trained for it. Seeing is believing: Today I am excited to share this video from our Cisco Korea team that showcases Cisco CyberRange. Cybersecurity threats pose a serious challenge, and there is nothing better than having a simulated environment that is adapted to the specific threats of your industry or vertical market. Many of the renowned standards for…

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Cisco Prepares Young People for Cyber Security Careers

…al efforts to prepare young people for careers in the field. First, Cisco has partnered with CyberPatriot, the national youth cyber education program. Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National Commissioner, emphasizes the need for cybersecurity training as breaches and threats become more common on the Internet. “There are 15,000 attacks per second in the United States by people who would do ill to our systems,” Skoch said. “We have a dire need for…

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Energy Networking Convergence Part 2: Cyber & Physical Security

…nsisted that they be managed by IT.  A hard lesson was learned that just as the organization, including IT, required physical security, video surveillance and badge access control, the physical security department needed the cyber security expertise of IT to protect the communication and information integrity of networked physical security systems. Convergence is sometimes regarded as the use of physical location as a criteria for network…

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RATs in Your Data Center

…ne has become, we need to remember that one of the original authors of Blackshades was arrested in 2012 and yet Blackshades continues to be developed by the community. In order to begin to develop a serious response to these cyber attackers, we must look at new ways to give cyber defenders the capabilities to stop these attacks. Cisco Sourcefire has developed a new security model, called the Attack Continuum, which is a simplified way to view…

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire ThreatGRID

…ely against and quickly respond to advanced cyber attacks and malware outbreaks. The acquisition of ThreatGRID and its team of security innovators strengthen Cisco’s security strategy to deliver intelligent and comprehensive cybersecurity for the real world. ThreatGRID’s technology enhances Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) portfolio, originally developed by Sourcefire, acquired in 2013. ThreatGRID’s on-premise products also expand our…

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