Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month!
Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? Here at Cisco, we understand how important cybersecurity is in today’s interconnected world. Because the Internet touches an increasingly large part of our lives, it’s necessary to engage and educate the public about how to stay protected. While we highlight the importance of cybersecurity […]
Our Commitment to Cybersecurity Education and Training
Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? Here at Cisco, we understand how important cybersecurity is in today’s interconnected world. Because the Internet touches...
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Stay Protected While Always Connected
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Cybersecurity for all October is #CyberAware month. This year marks the 12th anniversary of this national cybersecurity awareness campaign, with it bringing a hot topic...
Security Is a Top Priority for Feds and Should Be Moving Forward
It’s no secret that security is top priority for the federal government. It seems like every week we are hearing about a new threat, hack, or breach that has hit an agency. In just the past few weeks, we’ve heard about significant breaches that have resulted in both citizen and federal employee information being compromised. […]
Driving Conversations on Cybersecurity in the Public Sector
Just like private businesses, public sector organizations are taking advantage of today’s “boundless” infrastructures. They also face the same challenging reality when implementing those networks: a threat to data security. For public sector, the stakes are especially high. The proliferation of hackers, inevitable human errors, bring-your-own-device initiatives and the ever-broadening need to share information weigh […]
#HigherEdThursdays – Cybersecurity for Higher Education: Is your network protected?
Cybersecurity is a hot topic and a major concern for all organizations. No one is immune, and indeed, higher education institutions can fall victim to large breaches as well. In fact, according to PrivacyRights.org, below are a few examples from the last 6 months: Date Name Records Lost 22-Apr-14 Iowa State University 29,780 27-Mar-14 The […]
Check out the Cisco Security Blog
My posts will be focused on bringing topics of interest to government and business decision makers and explaining topics that could be very technical at level to allow good business decisions. As a company, Cisco is blessed with some very smart and technical people who can go into much greater depth than I would even […]
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Unsampled Netflow – Why it’s Important for Cybersecurity
Quick question for IT leaders - can the switches on your network report 100% unsampled netflow? If they can’t, there may be elusive cybersecurity threats hiding within your network. Yes, inside...