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Anthony Grieco

Vice President, Trust Strategy Officer

Security & Trust Organization

As Trust Strategy Officer, Anthony Grieco is responsible for ensuring Cisco and its customers embed security, trust, data protection and privacy in to future strategies, solutions, and business models.

Under his leadership, Cisco has built strong partnerships with customers, governments, and partners globally to enable business growth and transformation by accelerating the use of trusted technology, development and implementation of secure processes, policies and culture.

Over his 20 years at Cisco, Anthony has held a variety of leadership roles in development engineering, product management, marketing, and strategic planning. He is a trusted security advisor to industry, customers and startups worldwide.

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February 1, 2016

SECURITY

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 […]

January 21, 2016

SECURITY

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 […]

December 21, 2015

SECURITY

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 […]

November 18, 2015

SECURITY

Introducing the Cisco Technology Verification Service

Building Trust and Transparency One Step at a Time Like all successful companies, we listen to our customers and strive to exceed their expectations. Our customers expect us to be trustworthy, transparent and accountable. As a company, there are many ways we are doing just that. We started this journey more than 10 years ago […]

October 15, 2015

SECURITY

What’s in Your Network? Verifying Trust with Integrity Verification Service

As we continue to observe National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it’s time this week to think about integrity verification and what it means for your network and your organization. As today’s network threats increase in sophistication, the resulting risks to a business’s or government agency’s network may go undetected for days, months or even years. […]

October 8, 2015

SECURITY

Cybersecurity: The Holistic Trust Approach

In the past few years, the security industry has invested heavily in the detection and containment of attacks and breaches as a primary focus of innovation. To help protect Cisco,...

September 18, 2015

SECURITY

IT Security: When Maturity is Overrated

In so many parts of life, the passing of time is a benefit. Wine and whisky mature, intelligence is gained, and friendships grow stronger. For those of us working in IT security, however, the passing of time brings new challenges. Prolonging the use of older technology exponentially increases risk and the resulting problems can cost […]

July 27, 2015

SECURITY

The Best Defense is a Good Offense? Why Cisco Security Researchers Attack Cisco Technologies

This week, Cisco provided comments on the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) proposed cybersecurity regulations. These comments reflect the realities of how Cisco looks to protect both our customers and our products. They also emphasize the critical role that security researches, access to tools, and qualified talent have in cybersecurity. Cisco has […]

June 3, 2015

SECURITY

Trust and Transparency

“In our increasingly interconnected world, the Internet of Everything is making trust a critical element of how people use network-connected devices to work, play, live, and learn. The relentless rise in information security breaches underscores the deep need for enterprises to trust that their systems, data, business partners, customers, and citizens are safe.” – John […]