CCNA

September 14, 2016

SECURITY

Why Cisco Is an Essential Partner in Cyber Ops: PART 2

Once an organization has deployed technology infrastructure that enables visibility into the network (discussed in the first part of this blog), that organization now requires the properly trained security personnel to bring that time to detection (TTD) down to acceptable levels and to respond appropriately to a security breach. Once detected, a breach must be […]

10,000 Scholarships to Start 10,000 Cybersecurity Careers

Now more than ever, cybersecurity is a top-of-mind issue for business, students, and even United States presidential candidates. With billions of bytes of data connecting to the Internet every day, our information needs more protection and security than ever before. For more than 47 percent of businesses surveyed by Global Knowledge, IT security is a […]

August 10, 2016

NETWORKING

Cisco DNA Skills Evolution

Enterprises are looking to design and deploy network infrastructure that responds faster to change. Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) can help organizations get in front of this market movement by providing a flexible, programmable and open architecture, delivering the foundation for transitioning your business, operations, and technology strategies to achieve digitization. With Cisco DNA, The […]

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 […]

May 17, 2016

NETWORKING

CCNA Routing & Switching Certification for the New Digital Landscape

We’ve all watched as companies like Uber, Airbnb, Square and even Amazon have fundamentally changed the way we interact, consume and buy. Traditional business models have been completely flipped on their heads and the lines between business sectors have become blurred. Whether you are an IT network professional or managing an intelligent, IoT-based infrastructure, these […]

2015 Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Society

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility strategy prioritizes the issues that are most important to our business and to our stakeholders, identified through a formal CSR materiality assessment. We use the Cisco CSR Report to communicate our approach, objectives, progress, and challenges around five high-level priorities. This morning, we’ll focus on Society: Cisco has been integral in the growth of […]

Cisco Networking Academy Empowers the Disabled in Sri Lanka

This post was written by guest blogger Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco’s Social Innovation Group, Asia-Pacific region. In 2001, the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) launched the Network on Disability, a program designed to connect Sri Lanka’s disabled community to meaningful jobs. The EFC’s ICT Training Center, which launched in 2009 with the support of the International Labour Organization […]

November 19, 2015

EDUCATION

Creating a New Skills Framework for the Digital Economy

In today’s hyper-connected economy, every company is a digital business. Technology professionals play an integral role in driving business outcomes, and that requires a new skills framework. There are new demands for IT expertise in a changing technology environment. For the individual, rapid change is driving the need for continuous skills refresh. For the enterprise, […]

September 15, 2015

EDUCATION

Refreshed Wireless and Design Certifications Offer Up-to-date Skills for IT Professionals

As the technology landscape continues its rapid transformation, those who work in the industry are faced with the constant challenge of keeping their skills up-to-date. To address the needs of professionals looking to build, assess and continually reinforce wireless technology or network design expertise throughout the spectrum of their career, we are announcing updates to […]