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Mike Storm

Distinguished Engineer

Security Business Group

Mike Storm, Distinguished Engineer at Cisco, CCIE Security, focuses on Solution Architectures and Strategy for the Global Cisco Security business. Storm has an affinity for Security Architectures and Data Center Security and has authored several publications and Cisco Validated Designs (CVD) in the topic.

Storm has over 20 years in the networking and cyber-security industry as Practitioner, SME and Professional Speaker on networking and security topics. Storm is the host of the Reality TV Series - Cisco IT Security Makeover, where he leads a team to help companies of all sizes to understand how to protect themselves, their data and IP from cyber attack.

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December 21, 2015

SECURITY

Threat-Focused NG-Firewall – Who Cares? Part 3

This is Part 3 of our blog series about NG-Firewalls. See Part 1 here. Part 3: Challenges of the Typical NGFW What good is a malicious verdict on something...

December 17, 2015

SECURITY

Threat-Focused NG-Firewall – Who Cares? Part 2

This is Part 2 of our blog series about NG-Firewalls. See Part 1 here. Part 2: Enter Threat-Focused NG-Firewall What does a Threat-focused NG-Firewall do differently? Just about everything. Let’s compare the most popular NGFW systems on the market (typical NGFW) with the Cisco Firepower NG-Firewall system, (a Threat-Focused NG-Firewall). If you consider the typical NGFW […]

December 15, 2015

SECURITY

Threat-Focused NG-Firewall – Who Cares? Part 1

Part 1: Rude Awakening Let us begin with some context in the form of a story. I live in a very bad part of town and I am always worried that my car is going to get stolen or broken into. So, I just invested over a thousand bucks in this awesome vehicle alarm and security […]