ASA

February 18, 2015

SECURITY

Cisco PSIRT – Notice about public exploitation of the Cisco ASA Clientless SSL VPN Portal Customization Integrity …

Cisco PSIRT is aware of public exploitation of the Cisco ASA Clientless SSL VPN Portal Customization Integrity Vulnerability identified by Cisco bug ID CSCup36829 (registered customers only) and CVE ID CVE-2014-3393. This vulnerability was disclosed on the 8th of October 2014 in the Cisco Security Advisory: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco ASA Software. All customers that have customizations […]

January 15, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services – How to get infected

On October 7, 2013 Cisco completed the acquisition of Sourcefire. At that time, I recognized this via Twitter and checked out the products on their website. I was excited to...

October 29, 2014

TECHWISETV

ASA now with FirePower Services?

I get tired of the word NGFW because it tends to lend itself now to more of a marketing term. Anytime you hear that type of stuff it's like, "What makes it next generation?" If you look at Star Trek, what makes Star Trek Next Generation is they got android on the bridge. It's like, "So there's some differences there." More than just marketing.

October 29, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Cisco Features you should be using

I know more than once now the Cisco ISR/ISR-G2’s Series have been dubbed as the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of networking devices, simply due to the amount of flexibility & the number of technologies available to you when deploying these devices. Luckily for us, these devices provide even more features available to us to assist with […]

September 19, 2014

SECURITY

Evolving the Next-Generation Firewall: The Importance of Being Platform-Based

Why is platform-based a key imperative for next-generation firewalls (NGFWs)? In our previous blog posts, we outlined what it means to be threat-centric, integrating best-in-class security layers with shared intelligence across all layers to combat advanced multi-vector threats. Multiple point products create considerable management complexity and cost for IT staff who are under tremendous pressure […]

September 18, 2014

SECURITY

Step Up to a New Standard in Threat Defense

The 135 Spanish Steps are perhaps one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rome—and this in a city where your alternatives include stunning options like visiting the Vatican, the...

September 18, 2014

SECURITY

Why a Next-Generation Firewall Must Be Threat-Centric

In an earlier blog, we discussed the importance of a visibility-driven approach to Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and the need for capabilities that offer full visibility and contextual awareness...

September 17, 2014

SECURITY

A Visibility-Driven Approach to Next-Generation Firewalls

Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services has redefined the next-generation firewall (NGFW) as an adaptive, threat-focused platform, delivering superior, multi-layered protection, unparalleled visibility, and reduced security costs and complexity. This...

September 16, 2014

DATA CENTER

ITD: Load Balancing, Traffic Steering & Clustering using Nexus 5k/6k/7k

Data traffic has grown dramatically in the recent years, leading to increased deployment of network service appliances and servers in enterprise, data center, and cloud environments. To address the corresponding business needs, network switch and router architecture has evolved to support multi-terabit capacity. However, service appliance and server capacity remained limited to a few gigabits, […]