2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

August 18, 2016


Using Network Telemetry and Security Analytics to Detect Attacks

4 min read

The Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report has been released, and just like the Cisco Annual Security Report and many other security reports the news isn’t encouraging. The very first sentence in the midyear report explains that as defenders, we simply aren’t getting the job done: “Attackers currently enjoy unconstrained time to operate.”[1] Attackers understand that […]

August 15, 2016


A Key Ingredient Organizations Need to Combat Advanced Cyber Threats

3 min read

CFOs, and their technical counterparts, are leading board-room level strategic information security decisions. This isn’t a surprise. A recent Accenture study noted that 75 percent of CFOs are “getting in the driver seat” regarding technology investment decisions. Flexibility, in regards to both financial and technical considerations, is critical to a successful security strategy.  CFOs are […]

August 10, 2016


The Time Is Now for Organizations to Address Their Aging Infrastructure

3 min read

Cisco has been working to draw attention to the hidden security risks organizations face by not properly maintaining their aging infrastructure and patching vulnerable systems. Threat actors, including ransomware operators, are using vulnerable Internet infrastructure as a foothold to launch their campaigns. The trends lead us to believe we should expect to see more of […]

August 3, 2016


Go Digital Securely … and Fast

2 min read

Would you trust your money to a bank if it had no vaults and no guards? Of course you do. You do it every day.