Do you trust the endpoints connecting to your network?
Trust gets a bad rap in the security industry, but in reality, it’s a necessary part of any relationship. Without trust, today’s organizations couldn’t function, and productivity would come to a screeching halt. The thing is – how do you know that the devices coming onto your network are trustworthy? We already verify user access […]
Visibility is the new perimeter; It’s time for Cisco ISE 2.2
Visibility doesn’t just mean seeing data move within the network – it also means seeing who and what is on the network. Trends like the Internet of Things (IoT) and Enterprise Mobility – that will result in tens of billions of connected devices and users – are fundamentally changing the enterprise networking environment. Not knowing […]
Simplifying Security for Cisco Customers with New Cisco ONE Advanced Security Suites
Security is the single biggest concern for our customers, but cobbling together security products from dozens of vendors only makes security infrastructure complex and difficult to manage.
75% of the time it works every time
We know that 75% isn’t good enough. Introducing Cisco Umbrella Roaming for Off-Network Protection. It’s that time again—you need to buy a new car. You decide to head down to the used car shop to find the deal of the century. The sales guy proudly hands you the keys to a beautiful 1991 Porsche and […]
Delivering Advanced Threat Protection with AnyConnect 4.1
The rise of malware created specifically for endpoints like mobile devices is forcing IT Security teams to focus increasingly on endpoint security solutions. According to a survey by the Ponemon Institute published in January, 75 percent of respondents (an increase from 68 percent in last year’s study) believe their mobile endpoints have been the target […]
Minimize Threats from Non-Corporate Mobile Apps
Our customers are continuing to feel the pain of having to increasingly support off-premise mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The critical need to rapidly onboard these devices to connect to corporate services and applications pretty clearly provides business with a competitive advantage (Cisco Enterprise Mobility Landscape Wave II Study – April 2014) in improving […]
The Foundation for a Business Relevant Network
With the growing influx of new mobile devices, connected things, bandwidth intensive applications and more data, the network is more relevant to business success than ever before. Back in June...
Improving Email at Cisco Part 2 – The Employee Process Side
I’d mentioned earlier (see Improving Email at Cisco Part 1 – The IT Technology Side) that email has its ugly side: Too many Most of them are a waste of time Emails will, occasionally, carry virus payloads (or link you to sites that have worse); and yet I can’t live without it
Security: Front and Center at Cisco Live Cancun 2013
This year I was honored to be able to present and participate at Cisco Live Cancun, which took place last week. Many attendees from North, Central and South America and...