Improving Cybersecurity in Healthcare Part II: Control
The Internet of Things (IoT) is ushering in an exciting digital renaissance that is redefining the traditional models of how healthcare is delivered. With IoT devices such as smart infusion pumps or connected inhalers, healthcare providers can now remotely monitor and adjust care. IoT devices in healthcare, where mobile and wearable devices are increasingly connected […]
Fireproofing your network with software-defined segmentation
We often hear of the many challenges of the industrial revolution, but one of the scourges of this time period that often goes unmentioned was mass fires. To the people of the time, great fires threatened the very viability of industrialization. The number of fires bearing the moniker ‘great’ helps prove this point: The 1835 […]
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 […]
A Steady Drumbeat for Simple, Open and Automated
I continue to beat the drum for solutions that are simple, open, and automated because it’s something I’m passionate about and Cisco Security is deeply committed to. It’s the clear path forward to security as a force multiplier – helping you to improve your security posture with your existing resources. In March, I gave a […]
TrapX Security Achieves Cisco Compatible Certification, Integrates DeceptionGrid with Cisco ISE pxGrid and Threat Grid
Over the past few months, I have been working with TrapX Security, a global leader in deception-based advanced cyber-security defense to achieve the Cisco Compatible Certification.
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 […]
What if your network could do it all? Be digital-ready AND secure your business.
Networks today are supposed to be digital-ready, meaning fast and agile to propel business into a world where everything is connected. Getting there has hit some major speedbumps due to highly publicized hacks. And this has started a virtual arms race, where no expense is spared to deploy numerous, disparate security solutions. Yet somehow, the […]
Effective Endpoint Security – More than Meets the Eye
One of your sales people, Susan, is on the road putting some finishing touches on a presentation before a big meeting. Using the hotel Wi-Fi she does a quick search to see if there’s any relevant company or industry news she needs to know about before meeting with the client. She clicks on several websites, […]
Cisco’s Knack for NAC – Cisco ISE Receives Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award
Infrastructure is aging, networks are expanding, and more devices are connecting. The Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report finds that attackers are remaining active and undetected for weeks, months, or even longer by taking advantage of well-known vulnerabilities that organizations should have addressed long ago. It isn’t unusual to find organizations using software and systems with […]