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Scott Pope

Director, Product Management & Business Development

Security Technical Alliances Ecosystem

Scott Pope has held positions in network engineering, market strategy and technical product management at global service providers and networking equipment vendors covering a wide range of data and voice networking technologies. Since 1998 Scott has driven product strategy for many aspects of network security ranging from VPN and firewall to threat management for both wired and wireless networks. Scott currently concentrates his efforts on the Cisco Security technology partner ecosystem, as well other industry partnerships across the Cisco security portfolio.

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August 14, 2019

SECURITY

Breath Deeply, Relax…Now Focus…on Integrating Your Security Architecture

Today we welcome 15 new industry partners with 20 new product integrations to the Cisco Security Technology Alliance(CSTA)--Cisco’s security development, integration and certification framework.

September 27, 2018

SECURITY

A Cisco & Splunk Security Integration Everyone Should Be Using

Shining a light on an integration that is among the most powerful of all our Splunk integrations – Cisco AnyConnect Network Visibility Module and its associated Splunk app.

September 19, 2018

SECURITY

How Alliances Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Defenses

Today Cisco is proud to announce 57 new technology integrations and 23 net-new vendor partners joining CSTA across all facets of security.

August 14, 2018

SECURITY

Security Automation: Putting the odds ever in your favor

“May the odds be ever in your favor…” It was the irony of this pithy statement that sent the Hunger Games heroine, Katniss Everdeen, to an almost certain death....

June 5, 2018

SECURITY

It’s Time to Turn Your Access Control Perimeter into a Threat Control Perimeter

Is your security ‘Game Plan’ reactive or proactive? Firms need to up their offensive game and strategy to evolve network perimeter security from just access control to effective threat control.

November 15, 2017

SECURITY

Enabling Collaborative Security Through Openness

Expanding the Cisco Security Technology Ecosystem Today we are delighted to announce that the Cisco Security Technology Alliance (CSTA) is adding 26 technology integrations to expand its partner ecosystem to over 140 partners representing 225+ product platform integrations. Some of these integrations are with net-new partners while others are with existing partners that have integrated […]

October 18, 2017

SECURITY

Joining Forces for Cybersecurity Openness – Cisco pxGrid and McAfee OpenDXL

Interoperation of two leading security integration frameworks delivers unprecedented breadth in multi-vendor collaboration.  Simplifies security vendor integration for customers. There is strength in numbers.  Here the strength is in the number 2, because it equals almost 100.  Funny math you say?  Well let me explain. Here the “2” is Cisco and McAfee, two leaders in […]

September 28, 2016

SECURITY

Creating a “Kill Switch” in the Cybersecurity “Kill Chain”

“Kill chain,” a cybersecurity term coined by Lockheed Martin, is shorthand for how cyber criminals target, recon, develop, and eventually penetrate their targets.  It’s among the hottest buzzwords in the cybersecurity industry right now, with many security products talking about how they address the kill chain.  But playing buzzword bingo in tech often results in […]

June 28, 2016

SECURITY

Better Security Through Openness and Multi-Vendor Integration

Cisco Further Expands Technology Partner Ecosystem – New Partners and New Tech Integration Areas  Security is an interconnected system, not a bunch of disparate boxes.  Like a school of fish, security should operate collaboratively to accomplish a goal. Not just for the sake of “integration”, but because the very nature of securing networks, applications and […]