Wired Infrastructure: Optimized and Secure Switching Resources
Cisco commissioned Miercom to conduct an independent performance test on Huawei’s Agile Campus Network architecture. The test report consists of wired and wireless test cases. For the wired test cases, Huawei’s S5720-HI Series Agile Switch was compared and validated against the Cisco Catalyst 9300 and 3850 Series switches. This blog will take a deeper look […]
What Du Can Do With ACI
It seems people sometimes have this view of SDN as addressing rather esoteric use cases and situations. However, the reality is that while there are instances of ‘out there stuff’...
Lately I made the change from deep technical consultant to a more high-level architect like kind of consultant. I now do my work on the turning point between business and technique. One of my first jobs is to make my customer ready for an audit to use the dutch official authentication method, which is called […]
SNMP: Spike in Brute-force Attempts Recently Observed
Simple Network Monitoring Protocol (SNMP) has been widely deployed as an important network management tool for decades, is a key component of scalable network device management, and is configurable in nearly all network infrastructure devices sold today. As with any management protocol, if not configured securely, it can be leveraged as an opening for attackers […]
Double Winner: Cisco Wins Information Security Awards at CSO40
The city in the forest—Atlanta, Georgia—extended a double dose of Southern charm to Cisco in April by awarding two prestigious information security industry awards at the 2nd Annual CSO40 Awards. The awards program recognizes projects and initiatives demonstrating innovative use of security in delivering outstanding business value. Top honors went to the teams representing Cisco’s […]
Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to the 7.4 MD Software Release
As the famous saying goes, “Good things come to those who wait”. Delayed gratification - person’s ability to forgo a smaller reward now for a larger reward in the future...