Kaarthik Sivakumar

Principal Engineer

Global Service Provider - India

Kaarthik is a Principal Engineer at Cisco, working in networking and security technologies. In his 12 years at Cisco, he has worked on Packet Forwarding, Broadband Network Gateway, Optical Networks, and Trustworthy Systems.

Prior to Cisco, Kaarthik worked at Ericsson IPI (née Torrent Networking Technologies), Clovis Solutions and Tellabs ADP (née Vivace Networks), in the areas of Routing, Distributed and Cluster Systems, and Fabric Technologies.

Kaarthik has a Masters degree from the University of Delaware, Newark, and a Bachelors from BITS, Pilani, India.

In his spare time Kaarthik studies Sanskrit for fun.


Trust in IOS XR

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Explore the software functionalities in IOS XR that enhance the security posture of the router, defends the router against common attacks, and provides evidence of trust.

Cisco Trusted Platforms

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Service Provider networks serve as critical infrastructure, and the security and trustworthiness of the network infrastructure is essential.