Why the “Seven Steps of Cyber Resilience” Prove Critical for Digital Transformation
Organizations aren’t just talking about digital transformation – they’re doing it: More than 75 percent of global business leaders cite digitization as a top strategic priority and nearly seven in ten say their company will meet its digital transformation objectives this year, according to a recent survey from The Economist Intelligence Unit. To advance these […]
IoT: Securing the Next Chapter of the Digitization “Book”
The Internet of Things (IoT) era is here: Nearly two-thirds of organizations currently collect data from equipment, devices or other connected endpoints and use it for a business purpose,...
The Time Is Now for Organizations to Address Their Aging Infrastructure
Cisco has been working to draw attention to the hidden security risks organizations face by not properly maintaining their aging infrastructure and patching vulnerable systems. Threat actors, including ransomware operators, are using vulnerable Internet infrastructure as a foothold to launch their campaigns. The trends lead us to believe we should expect to see more of […]
Security and Trust That Is Foundational to Reducing Cyber Risks
Did you know that Cisco created the Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle (Cisco SDL) to ensure that security is central through the entire product development process? Cisco SDL is a repeatable and measurable process we’ve designed to fortify the resiliency and trustworthiness of our offerings. Are your customers aware of this foundational security? Did you know […]
Built-In Security: Sharing the ‘How’
I work with a lot of customers discussing how they can reduce their cyber risk and increase resiliency with an effective security strategy. It’s easy to talk about leading practices for security, but figuring out how to put them into practice can be a whole other story. As I mentioned in a recent post, the […]
Are you protecting your organization with comprehensive security and trust?
With cyber threats escalating, security has emerged as a critical business driver and competitive differentiator. Organizations that successfully embed security throughout their network infrastructure, policies, processes, and culture are able to reduce risk while creating sustainable business advantage. At CiscoLive Berlin this year, we will examine how Cisco is building foundational security into the underlying […]
Why Aging Infrastructure Is a Growing Problem
Defending a network against threats of growing complexity requires a mix of technology and policies that are as sophisticated as the campaigns created by attackers. A necessary component to an efffective defense includes tackling the low-hanging fruit—that is, basic tasks such as patching vulnerabilities and updating old software. However, as we relate in the Cisco […]
Update for Customers
Following a recent Juniper security bulletin discussing unauthorized code, we have fielded a number of related questions from our customers. Being trustworthy, transparent, and accountable is core to our team, so we are responding to these questions publicly. First, we have a “no backdoor” policy and our principles are published at trust.cisco.com Our development practices […]