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Erin Float

Project Manager

Security Research and Operations Group

Erin Float is a Project Manager in the Security Research and Operations organization at Cisco.  As an 11-year veteran of Cisco Security, Erin’s primary role involves the program management and delivery of Cisco’s semiannual disclosures of security vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS & XE Software. Erin has also lent strategic planning assistance to preventative security initiatives and worked to drive security awareness in the development lifecycle of products and services.

Erin has degrees in English Literature and Women’s Studies from The Ohio State University and worked previously with a small venture capital firm. Although she certainly didn’t plan a career in information security, Erin couldn’t imagine a better fit for someone passionate about challenging work and endless opportunities for collaboration. Erin lives in Dublin, Ohio with her husband and enjoys maintaining work/life balance through shoe shopping, cooking, yoga, and treating an elderly cat and 11-pound rescue dog like real children.

Articles

September 25, 2013

SECURITY

It’s Back – It’s Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundle Time Again

This blog post summarizes the September 2013 edition of the Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication.

September 18, 2013

SECURITY

7-Day Forecast: Bundle Up!

It’s that time of year again—consider this post your friendly T-7 notice to start preparing for the final Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication of 2013! As a reminder, the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) releases bundles of Cisco IOS Software Security Advisories on the fourth Wednesday of March and September each […]

March 27, 2013

SECURITY

Today’s the Day: Announcing the Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundle

Today, Cisco is celebrating a milestone in its commitment to helping you act on security intelligence—our 10th bundle of Cisco IOS Software Security Advisories. We’re proud of our commitment to these predictable disclosures (on the fourth Wednesday of March and September annually) because they originated as a direct response to your feedback. Bundled publications allow you to plan ahead […]

March 20, 2013

SECURITY

March 2013 Cisco IOS Software Security Advisories: T-7 and Counting!

On Wednesday of next week, the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) will release the first Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication of 2013. As a reminder, Cisco releases bundles of Cisco IOS Software Security Advisories on the fourth Wednesday of March and September each calendar year. As is the case with the vast majority of our Security Advisories, vulnerabilities scheduled for disclosure in the upcoming bundle will normally have a Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Base Score from 7.0 to 10.0.