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Steve Caimi

Industry Solutions Specialist

US Public Sector Cybersecurity

Steve Caimi is Cisco’s Industry Solutions Specialist, focused on the needs of the US Public Sector. His career spans over twenty years of diverse experience in information security, computer networking, and telecommunications.

Today he drives broader market awareness and accelerates demand for Cisco’s industry-leading security solutions through thought leadership and clear market messaging. Prior to joining Cisco, Steve held various product management, engineering, and solution architecture positions at HP Enterprise Security, CA Technologies, UUNET Technologies, and Citigroup.

He earned a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.

He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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September 28, 2020

SECURITY

MITRE ATT&CK: The Magic of User Training

How magical can user training be? You'll be surprised at what Cisco and MITRE ATT&CK make possible. Shared responsibility is what really matters.

September 17, 2020

SECURITY

MITRE ATT&CK: The Magic of Endpoint Protection

In our first blog, we introduced the Magic of Mitigations. They’re the key to getting started with MITRE ATT&CK. Now let’s look at some of the most magical ones, starting today with Behavior Prevention on Endpoint (M1040), Exploit Protection (M1050) and Execution Prevention (M1038). Wait, what’s the difference? At a quick glance, they might all […]

August 19, 2020

SECURITY

MITRE ATT&CK: The Magic of Mitigations

When learning new things, sometimes we need to slow down and take it all in. For me, understanding MITRE ATT&CK was like that. Sure, the notion of thinking like an attacker made sense, and its structure was clear. Then came the “now what?” moment. Soon I discovered the key to getting started. May I share it with you?

August 17, 2020

SECURITY

Vote of Confidence: Securing the 2020 Election

Trust in election results begins with faith in our election systems   US mail in the spotlight  Absentee ballots, also called voting by mail, is a hot topic. The pandemic is forcing everyone to re-think what they’ll do this year. Many states expanded mail-in voting and, according to the Washington Post, up to 77% of Americans can now vote by mail. The […]

September 22, 2018

SECURITY

What’s in a Name? Cisco Visibility Is Now Cisco Threat Response

Cisco Visibility is now Cisco Threat Response: a key part of our integrated security portfolio, designed to give you even more value from what you’ve already gotten from us.

October 10, 2017

SECURITY

Sting Explains the Importance of IoT Threat Defense

Most of you know Sting, the Grammy-winning solo artist and singer/bassist for English rock band The Police. So many great hits over the years. But how many of you know his late-80’s song “Englishman in New York?” I’m an alien The song opens with Sting, the Englishman, feeling somewhat out of place in New York City: His […]

October 9, 2017

SECURITY

GDPR Compliance: Weather You Like it or Not

Imagine this: A weather app that tracks you without your knowledge or consent! An Innocuous Weather App? Weather apps are great. Who doesn’t have one? Like everyone else, you downloaded a free weather app to your smartphone years ago. At that time it asked you to share your current location, as it promises the best […]

November 14, 2016

SECURITY

Cisco Security: To the Tune of the Dark Side of the Moon

As the days grow shorter and colder, I’m reminded that November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month here in the US. According to the Department of Homeland Security, this observance “builds awareness and appreciation of the importance of critical infrastructure and reaffirms the nationwide commitment to keep our critical infrastructure and our communities safe […]

October 12, 2016

SECURITY

Cisco and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Benefit from a Fresh and Innovative Approach to Cybersecurity

Picture in your mind a typical US federal agency. Go ahead, close your eyes and imagine it. Seriously, do it. As you think about that agency, pick the...