Cisco PSIRT

October 21, 2015

NETWORKING

Cisco Active Advisor: Get the Most From Your Enterprise Network

When I was little, my father kept our family car in tip-top shape. He overhauled brakes, rebuilt engines, tuned carburetors, and swapped out suspensions. He could do just about anything, and he knew every component, inside and out. From an early age, I enjoyed “helping” my father whenever there was a chance. I handed him […]

October 5, 2015

SECURITY

Improvements to Cisco’s Security Vulnerability Disclosures

Cisco is committed to protecting customers by sharing critical security-related information in different formats. Guided by customer feedback, Cisco’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is seeking ways to improve how we communicate information about Cisco product vulnerabilities to our Customers and Partners.  As John Stewart mentioned on his blog post, the Cisco PSIRT has launched a […]

April 5, 2015

NETWORKING

Cisco Active Advisor – Network Maintenance and Improvement Made Easy

Who doesn’t enjoy a vacation? And not just one day, but – four! What if there were a cloud service that saved you so much time, you could actually send all of London’s working population on a 4-day vacation? Well, that’s exactly what Cisco Active Advisor does – save you time and money so you […]

September 24, 2014

SECURITY

Announcing the Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication

Today, we released the final Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication of 2014. Six years ago, Cisco committed to disclosing IOS vulnerabilities on a predictable schedule (on the fourth Wednesday of March and September each calendar year) in direct response to your feedback. We know this timeline allows your organization to plan and help […]

May 16, 2014

SECURITY

New Standards May Reduce Heartburn Caused by the Next Heartbleed

Ed Paradise, Vice President of Engineering for Cisco’s Threat Response, Intelligence and Development Group Much has been made of the industry-wide Heartbleed vulnerability and its potential exploitation. Cisco was among the first companies to release a customer Security Advisory when the vulnerability became public, and is now one of many offering mitigation advice. Those dealing […]

April 11, 2014

SECURITY

Heartbleed: Transparency for our Customers

We know that communicating quickly and openly about security vulnerabilities can result in a little extra public attention for Cisco. As a trustworthy vendor, this is something we’re happy to accept. It’s recently been said that there is only one thing being discussed by IT security people right now – the OpenSSL heartbeat extension vulnerability […]

March 27, 2013

SECURITY

Today’s the Day: Announcing the Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundle

Today, Cisco is celebrating a milestone in its commitment to helping you act on security intelligence—our 10th bundle of Cisco IOS Software Security Advisories. We’re proud of our commitment to these predictable disclosures (on the fourth Wednesday of March and September annually) because they originated as a direct response to your feedback. Bundled publications allow you to plan ahead […]

February 12, 2013

SECURITY

Cisco Security Vulnerability Management Presentation at (ISC)2 New York City

This post highlights a presentation made by the Cisco PSIRT team at the (ISC)2′s New York Metro Chapter meeting on evening of February 13th, 2013. The “Security Vulnerability Handling at Cisco” presentation will cover: Collaboration and coordination of Cisco security teams which manage vulnerability detection, mitigation and disclosure PSIRT: Mission, Process, Engagement Model Customer Expectations Top of our mind Take home points Question and Answer By the end of this presentation, attendees will have a better understanding and perspective of what goes into managing security vulnerabilities related to Cisco products, as well as managing security vulnerabilities in general.

January 14, 2013

SECURITY

New PSIRT Deliverable Aids Transparency in Vulnerability Disclosure

A phrase I’ve recently been hearing repeated is that “product features will come and go, but risk mitigation is continuous.”  With that in mind, our Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is doing its part by seeking ways to improve how we transparently communicate information about Cisco product vulnerabilities to our Customers and Partners.  Starting […]