The PSIRT Services Framework: Helping the Industry Protect the Ecosystem
At Cisco, our leadership made the decision over twenty four years ago that we would clearly publicly communicate security vulnerabilities or other issues that could potentially expose customers to risk....
Insights About the Global Internet Routing Table Reaching the 768k Milestone
Back in 2014, I wrote an article that highlighted that global Internet routing table passed the 512,000 or 512k route mark. Today we know that another significant milestone has been...
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Veterans Day Serving Those Who Served
This week marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day and Veterans Day. With veterans top of mind, Cisco today announced the expansion of CyberVetsUSA, a free cybersecurity training program...
Cisco PSIRT Notice About Public Exploitation of the Cisco ASA Web Services Denial of Service Vulnerability
With the security of our customers' networks being a top priority, we're actively raising awareness of a vulnerability affecting Cisco ASA Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software.
Understanding the Attack Vectors of CVE-2018-0101 – Cisco ASA Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerabilit …
On January 29, 2018, the Cisco PSIRT published a security advisory about a remote code execution and denial of service vulnerability affecting the Cisco ASA and Cisco Next-Generation Firewall platforms.
Perspective About the Recent WPA Vulnerabilities (KRACK Attacks)
On October 16th,Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens, from the University of Leuven, published a paper disclosing a series of vulnerabilities that affect the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and the...
CSAF Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) Version 1.2 is Now Available
I am pleased to announce that the OASIS CSAF Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) Version 1.2 committee specification is now available. As covered in our previous blog posts, the purpose of the OASIS Common Security Advisory Framework (CSAF) Technical Committee (TC) is to standardize the practices for structured machine-readable security vulnerability-related advisories. The CSAF TC is focusing […]
CVRF Version 1.2 Now Available for Public Comment
A few months ago, I wrote about the new OASIS Common Security Advisory Framework (CSAF) Technical Committee (TC). The purpose of the CSAF Technical Committee is to standardize the practices for structured machine-readable security vulnerability-related advisories. And then we will further refine those standards over time. The Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) Version 1.2, the […]
Urgent Proactive Customer Notification to Prevent ASA Outages
On March 29, Cisco became aware of several customer outages involving different releases and models of Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) appliances. Cisco has published a Field Notice urging Cisco customers who are running specific releases of software to reboot their devices to prevent a device from hanging and stop passing traffic. The issue […]