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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 26. Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco User Group

CiscoChampion200PXbadge#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about the Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco User Group (DFW CUG) with its leadership team.

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Cisco SMEs
Chris Williamson, DFW CUG Director – Education and Certifications, Cisco Network Engineer
Beau Williamson, DFW CUG Founding and Active member
Ken Cooper, DFW CUG Founding member and President
Eric Severson, DFW CUG Vice-President
Mark Scewczul, DFW CUG Director of Sales & Marketing

Cisco Champion Guest Hosts
Stephen Rodriguez, @WiFiJanitor, Solutions Architect Network and Mobility
Rowell Dionicio, @rowelldionicio, Network Engineer
Chris Partsenidis, @firewallcx, Senior Network Engineer

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Lauren Friedman (@lauren) Read More »

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 25. Cisco ONE Software

CiscoChampion200PXbadge#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about Cisco ONE Software with Cisco Product Manager Anurag Aggarwal and Cisco Product Management Director Vikram Rao.

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Cisco SMEs
Anurag Aggarwal, Cisco Product Manager
Vikram Rao, Cisco Product Management Director

Cisco Champion Guest Hosts
Michael Aossey, @aossey, Solutions Architect
Ed Walsh, @vEddieW, Senior Consultant, Technologist Read More »

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Like Chalk and Cheese: Cisco ASA 5506-X with Release 9.4.1 – Policy Based Routing

Cisco ASA 5506-XEarlier this Year, Cisco introduced the Cisco ASA 5506-X with FirePOWER Services. This Model should replace the successful and smallest Security Solution, the ASA 5505. Designed for the Small Business and a new era of threat and advanced malware protection Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services delivers an integrated threat defense for the entire attack continuum. BEFORE, DURING and AFTER.

As Desktop version, the Cisco ASA 5506-X builds an easy entry for a:

 

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  •  Superior Multilayered Protection
    • Site-to-site and remote access VPN
    • Granular Application Visibility and Control (AVC)
    • Highly effective threat prevention and full contextual awareness
    • Reputation- and category-based URL filtering
    • AMP provides industry-leading breach detection effectiveness
  • Unprecedented Network Visbility
  • Reduced Costs and Complexity security Solution

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 24. CCIE Service Provider Exam Updates

CiscoChampion200PXbadge#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about CCIE Service Provider Updates with Cisco Technical Leader Lizabete Cacic.

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Cisco SME
Lizabete Cacic, Cisco Technical Leader

Cisco Champion Guest Host
Ryan Booth @that1guy_15, Networking Engineer

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Rachel Bakker (@rbakkker) Read More »

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Remembering the small things: IT Security

There are many tasks and responsibilities of the (lone) IT sysadmin, they are sometimes varied, sometimes monotonous.  We know what they are without thinking about them, as if they are unwritten commandments, specific to the IT world.

Security has featured greatly in the world news over the past few years, and even more so within the IT circles. We have the aspects of social responsibility, who is watching the watchers, how should they be held to account (NSA, GCHQ). We have the more particular stories, such as Heartbleed, and the “simplicity” of gaining information from a system.

Sitting down and reading about the recently highlighted issue surrounding a fake Trojan copy of the popular terminal tool, PuTTY, I realized that over all, we spend a great deal thinking about security within IT systems. But sometimes we don’t think about security in the actions we take, or we forget to think about them. Read More »

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