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#CiscoChampion Radio, S4|Ep. 2: Security and ASICs

- February 28, 2017 - 1 Comment

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re discussing Security and ASICs.

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Cisco Guest
Dave Zacks (@davezacks), Distinguished System Engineer
Peter Jones (@petergjones), Principal Engineer

Cisco Champion Hosts
Justin Cohen (@cantechit), Solution Architect
Safa Salwan (@safasalwan), NOC Engineer
Eric Sadek (@ericsadek), Network Engineer

Lauren Friedman (@lauren)

Podcast Discussion Topics

  • Security and ASICs overview
  • Policy complexity and simplicity
  • Distributed Network Innovations
  • Network as a Censor, Network as an Enforcer
  • Underlay and overlay group tags
  • Fabric segmentation
  • DDoS traffic management & enforcement
  • Malware evolution
  • Firewalls and service-chaining
  • SSL updates & DNS caching
  • ISE Authentication
  • OpenDNS and meta data integration
  • Zero-day vulnerability response
  • Web security appliances
  • ACLs and addressing policies
  • Network identity simplification
  • CDA & ISE and Active Directory integration


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    Great talk. I did not know the doppler ASIC before this. :)