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June 20, 2016

SECURITY

Michele D. Guel Awarded 2016 ABIE Award for Leadership

The cybersecurity industry is one of change and disruption. The ability not only to sustain, but to flourish, over a 26-year career in this field requires a special level of...

June 17, 2016

SECURITY

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s 2016 Cybercrime Conference

Cisco Systems is participating in the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC) Cybercrime Conference, held July 6-8, 2016, in Glynco, Georgia. The purpose of this event is to foster education and awareness of the current threats and innovations that may impact today’s law enforcement officers and the manner in which they deal with cybercrime. The […]

June 16, 2016

SECURITY

New Cisco AnyConnect – Way More than VPN

Mobile Security Made Simple, Cisco AnyConnect 4.3 is Now Available Mobile workers are expected to account for nearly three quarters of the total U.S. workforce by 2020 (1) –that’s more than 105 million people. And nearly every one of them uses multiple devices to connect to the network. Each of these endpoints provides one more […]

June 15, 2016

SECURITY

pxGrid Keeps Growing

With ten new partners you know it’s not an illusion Do you remember that magic trick with the metal rings that seem linked together? The magician pulls and an audience member pulls and the rings seem to be solid – forming an unbreakable chain. But with sleight of hand they come apart. It’s just an […]

June 14, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – June 2016

This post was authored by Warren Mercer. Patch Tuesday for June 2016 has arrived where Microsoft releases their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. This month’s release contains 16 bulletins addressing 44 vulnerabilities. Five bulletins resolve critical vulnerabilities found in MS DNS Server, Edge, Internet Explorer, JScript/VBScript, and […]

June 14, 2016

SECURITY

Advanced Malware Evasion Techniques HTTP-Evader

Malware doesn’t play by the rules, so today’s IT infrastructure needs to provide several layers of defense for end-users.  Some of the more common devices used to protect modern networks are Intrusion Prevention systems (IPS) and Firewalls. In recent years, there has been a lot of research on how evasion techniques bypass Intrusion Prevention systems […]

June 14, 2016

SECURITY

Planes, trains, and automobiles – if it’s on your network, Cisco ISE can see it

Planes, trains, and automobiles – if it’s on your network, Cisco ISE can see it in minutes and control its access dynamically at scale. Networks are increasingly distributed and more devices are connecting to your network every day. Research finds that 300 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2030, up from 50 […]

June 14, 2016

SECURITY

Closing the talent gap to secure the future: Cisco rolls out $10 million cybersecurity scholarship

Finding – and keeping – the cybersecurity talent required for today’s digital economy is a serious challenge. And it’s getting worse. Here at Cisco, we’re perpetually hearing from employers and hiring managers about their struggles with the growing cybersecurity skills gap. How bad is it? Well, the RSA Conference and ISACA’s State of Cybersecurity: Implications […]

June 9, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

TeslaCrypt: The Battle is Over

Talos has updated its TeslaCrypt decryptor tool, which now works with any version of this variant of ransomware. You can download the decryptor here. When Talos first examined TeslaCrypt version 1.0 in April of 2015, we articulated how this ransomware operated and were able to develop a decryptor.  Soon thereafter, TeslaCrypt version 2.0 was released, […]

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