Behind the Music: The New Threat Management with NextGen IPS CVD
If you’ve ever caught an episode of VH1’s Behind the Music, the TV series that profiles rock bands and personalities, you may agree with me that it can be fascinating. I especially like the interviews about the creative process. I’ve learned that great songs can come from just about anywhere. And that a talented group […]
Design & Implementation Guide: What’s In a Name?
This may seem to some a rhetorical question, right? It’s in the name! A guide that describes the design and implementation of a system or solution. That seems simple enough. Cisco Design and Implementation Guides (DIGs) can be found in the Cisco Design Zone. Many of these designs are Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) that include […]
I have been participating in meetings with the Association of Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) since 2006 when Cisco joined as a member organization. ARTS, a division of the National Retail Federation, is an international membership organization dedicated to reducing the costs of technology through standards. Its mission is to develop best practices, technology standards and […]
PCI-related Observations from RSA 2013
The author expresses concern over the apparent fear or lack of knowledge exhibited by attendees of the recently concluded RSA 2013 Conference.
Cisco and the Association of Retail Technology Standards (ARTS)
Fellow Technologists, Why are standards so important in Information Technology? Standards enable interoperability between complex systems. Many enterprises look to products that use these standards for easy integration between their existing and new systems, as well as lowering design, development, and production costs. Further, standards allow innovation, enabling new solutions that solve business problems. Cisco has […]