Who’s Afraid of Modernization?
Everybody knows that modernizing legacy systems brings better security along with all of the other improvements in power and efficiency. It seems, however, that despite what everybody knows, a large...
CYBERCOM comes into its own
The creation of CYBERCOM eight years ago demonstrated that the government saw the potential of cyberattacks as a national security threat; the elevation shows that the perceived risk is even greater now — a correct perception, to be sure.
What are Encrypted Traffic Analytics and Why Should You Care?
Think of encrypted data packets like locked suitcases going through airline security. Cisco can analyze them without unlocking them.
How hybrid cloud banishes evil clowns (sort of)
Although cloud security has improved tremendously over the years, public cloud still gives some federal IT managers pause.
You Thought Ransomware Was Bad
Attacks that lock systems and encrypt data are just the beginning.
First Take: Analysts Dissect Cisco’s Network Revolution
Analysts: Cisco's The Network. Intuitive. is the real deal.
Following the Framework: Pro Tips From Cisco
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is the core of the president’s recent cybersecurity executive order, and even before it became the foundation of a mandate it was darn good advice. However, there is no one easy way to align a given IT organization with the framework; each one has its own unique considerations, limitations and advantages. […]
Trump Wants IT Modernization Funding, but Will Congress Approve?
If President Trump gets his way in the next fiscal budget, Federal Agencies will get nearly $100 billion to spend on IT. The problem: The president never gets his budget request passed as written, and this president is attracting an unusual number of Congressional critics from within his own party, says Cisco Fellow Alan Balutis. […]