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Jessica Bair

Director, Cisco Secure Strategic Alliances

Advanced Threat Solutions

Jessica Bair Oppenheimer is the director of the Cisco Security Strategic Alliances, where she and her team focuses on building open ecosystems for the community (https://cs.co/CSTA). She also leads the Cisco team in the Security Operations Centers for the RSA Conferences and the Network Operations Center for the Black Hat global conferences. Prior to the acquisition by Cisco, Jessica was Senior Director of Business Development at ThreatGRID malware analysis. She also held VP and director positions at Guidance Software / EnCase computer forensics, in the growth from a start-up to a public corporation. Jessica started her career in Cybersecurity as a special agent/computer forensic examiner in the US Army Criminal Investigation Command. She earned a M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

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August 27, 2019

SECURITY

Black Hat USA 2019 Network Operations Center

7 min read

Cisco Security is honored to be a supporting partner for the Black Hat USA 2019 Network Operations Center (NOC) for the third year.

August 5, 2019

SECURITY

When you request a .jpg and get ransomware

6 min read

For the 3rd year, RSAConference 2019 APJ created an educational exhibit, sponsored by RSA, Cisco and M.Tech, to monitor the RSA Conference public Wi-Fi network provided by the Marina Bay...

July 23, 2019

SECURITY

RSA Conference 2019 Security Operations Center Findings Report Released

1 min read

RSA and Cisco released the first ever Findings Report from the RSA Conference 2019 Security Operations Center (SOC). The RSA® Conference SOC analyzes the Moscone Center wireless traffic, which...

April 22, 2019

SECURITY

Security that works together: Signal Sciences and Cisco Threat Response

2 min read

Signal Sciences is a leading web application security company. Through collaboration, we have combined the powers of Cisco Threat Response and Signal Sciences.

April 15, 2019

SECURITY

Black Hat Asia 2019: Watch Out for the Secondary Payload

5 min read

Cisco Security was a proud technology partner in the Network Operations Center (NOC) at Black Hat Asia, providing secure and open Internet access to attendees. See what the NOC discovered.

March 2, 2019

SECURITY

Three New Integrations for AMP for Endpoints with IBM Security

2 min read

IBM and Cisco Security continue to work together to deliver advanced integrations, resulting in improved network visibility and faster threat detection and response.

February 11, 2019

SECURITY

Sign up for the Security Operations Center Tour at RSA Conference 2019

1 min read

You can register now for your free tour of the RSA Conference SOC, where engineers are monitoring traffic on the Moscone Wireless Network for security threats.

December 18, 2018

SECURITY

Cisco Threat Response: Open Source Integrations You Can Use Now

1 min read

Cisco Threat Response is built upon a collection of APIs; which can be used to integrate your Cisco and third-party security products, automate the incident response process and manage...

December 15, 2018

SECURITY

Black Hat Europe 2018

5 min read

Black Hat Europe 2018 activity in the NOC was exciting from the first day and it never let up through the week.

November 20, 2018

SECURITY

MobileIron UEM Certified as Cisco Security Connector Compatible

1 min read

MobileIron was one of the first integration partners with Cisco Security Connector (CSC) for supervised iOS devices.

October 23, 2018

SECURITY

Using Threat Intelligence Effectively in Security Automation and Orchestration with DFLabs and Cisco Security

5 min read

When a security incident occurs, it is unlikely that the entire scope and chain of events will be obvious from the outset.

August 27, 2018

SECURITY

Jamf Pro now integrated with Cisco Security Connector

1 min read

Cisco Security Connector is now integrated with Jamf Pro (formerly known as the Casper Suite), a leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) tool.

August 11, 2018

SECURITY

Black Hat USA 2018: ATT&CK in the NOC

6 min read

The Black Hat NOC is run by UBM, and Cisco Security is honored to be a technology partner for malware analysis/threat intelligence and DNS.

August 2, 2018

SECURITY

Why download the exploit, when you can carry it with you?

5 min read

For the 2nd year, RSA Conference 2018 APJ created an educational exhibit, sponsored by RSA and Cisco, to monitor the RSA Conference public Wi-Fi network provided by the Marina Bay Sands (MBS).

March 29, 2018

SECURITY

Sign up for the Security Operations Center Tour at RSA Conference 2018

1 min read

The Security Operations Center (SOC) returns for RSA Conference 2018. You can register now for your free tour of the RSA Conference SOC, where engineers are monitoring all traffic on the Moscone Wireless Network for security threats.

March 23, 2018

SECURITY

Black Hat Asia 2018: Cryptomining on the Rise

5 min read

Cisco Security is now a full Technology Partner of Black Hat, with Cisco Threat Grid for malware analysis, Cisco Umbrella for DNS and Cisco Visibility for threat intelligence; supporting the Network Operations Center’s (NOC) Security Operations.

March 2, 2018

SECURITY

Cisco Threat Grid Supports FLETC’s New Cyber Incident Response and Analysis Course

3 min read

Three years ago, Cisco leadership approved my creation of the Threat Grid for Law Enforcement (TG4LE) program, where we equip state and local law enforcement investigators with a no-cost Threat Grid account.

December 8, 2017

SECURITY

Black Hat Europe 2017: Malware Analysis in the SOC

8 min read

New Cisco Threat Grid dashboard yields faster malware analysis and response Black Hat Europe kicked off just after the X Factor series finale was recorded live at the London ExCel Center, briefly mixing the Network Operations Centre (NOC) and Security Operations Centre (SOC) staff with hordes of teenaged fans. A few team members confessed to […]

July 27, 2017

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Black Hat USA 2017: Cisco Umbrella Joins the NOC

4 min read

Cisco Cloud Based Security in the SOC Black Hat USA marked its 20th anniversary this year. The members of the NOC management showed me photos of the original NOC: a single router in a closet. The NOC has grown with the conference; into a well-managed team of experts from around the globe, from various vendors […]

April 7, 2017

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TrapX Security Achieves Cisco Compatible Certification, Integrates DeceptionGrid with Cisco ISE pxGrid and Threat Grid

1 min read

Over the past few months, I have been working with TrapX Security, a global leader in deception-based advanced cyber-security defense to achieve the Cisco Compatible Certification.

April 4, 2017

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Black Hat Asia 2017: SOC in the NOC

4 min read

Detecting PowerShell Exploits Black Hat returned to Asia again in 2017, with two days of technical hands-on Trainings, followed by two days of the latest research and vulnerability disclosures at the Briefings. The backbone of the conference was the WiFi network, built on site by staff from Ruckus. I was honored to be invited to […]

February 17, 2017

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RSA Conference 2017 Security Operations Center Wrap-Up

2 min read

Effective Security requires three essential pillars: Simple to use, Open architecture and Automated workflows. The collaboration with RSA NetWitness Packets and Cisco AMP Threat Grid, in the RSA Conference 2017...

February 6, 2017

SECURITY

Tour the RSA Conference SOC

2 min read

Next week, some 30,000 security professionals will descend upon the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the 2017 RSA Conference. Cisco’s AMP Threat Grid, the first unified Malware Analysis and...

June 17, 2016

SECURITY

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s 2016 Cybercrime Conference

1 min read

Cisco Systems is participating in the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC) Cybercrime Conference, held July 6-8, 2016, in Glynco, Georgia. The purpose of this event is to foster education and awareness of the current threats and innovations that may impact today’s law enforcement officers and the manner in which they deal with cybercrime. The […]

March 17, 2016

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AMP Threat Grid Renews the Support of Law Enforcement

2 min read

In March 2015, Cisco created the AMP Threat Grid for Law Enforcement Program, empowering state and local law enforcement agencies with its dynamic malware analysis and threat intelligence platform. Cisco has renewed the program and made it a permanent part of Cisco Gives. Law Enforcement investigators can register for the program on the new Cisco […]

March 9, 2015

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AMP Threat Grid Empowers Law Enforcement to Fight Cybercrime

2 min read

Recognizing the critical need for state and local law enforcement agencies to have state-of-the art technologies to effectively fight digital crime, Cisco is creating the AMP Threat Grid for Law Enforcement Program. The program is designed to empower those working to protect our communities from cybercriminals with its dynamic malware analysis and threat intelligence platform. […]