Cisco SAFE

July 23, 2020


Cisco Secure Cloud Architecture for Azure

Cisco Secure Cloud Architecture for Azure defines security controls to protect workloads & applications deployed in Azure. It combines Azure security controls with Cisco Security controls to provide unmatched security.

The 5 Critical Components of a Secure Store

In my last blog post, we discussed how the Cisco SAFE methodology can help you to implement a reliable security solution for your store. This approach can help you define and address each threat to the retail branch with corresponding security capabilities, architectures, and designs – guiding you to a complete security solution against everything […]

Securing Your Retail Network with Cisco SAFE in the Age of WannaCry

Thousands of companies around the globe were affected this week by a major ransomware attack called WannaCry. Ransomware is a type of cyberattack that encrypts data until the user pays a specified fee, and is one of the industry’s top evolving cyberthreats. As these and other threats continue to proliferate, the Cisco SAFE Threat Defense […]

May 8, 2017


Secure the Branch by Securing the Business

The SAFE model provides a customizable reference architecture to meet your company’s specific business needs, with several viewpoints to provide the right level of clarity for all audiences.

June 30, 2016


Building a Secure Architecture with Cisco SAFE

The biggest challenge in securing companies today is complexity. Too many attacks, but also, too many defenses. And, they keep growing. Maddening.  But, there is a new security reference that simplifies this Herculean task. Cisco SAFE uses a model and a method to guide you. SAFE uses a model to organize the network into logical […]

May 26, 2016


Simplifying end-to-end security with SAFE

End-to-end security tends to be very abstract and difficult for humans to visualize. The challenges of designing, building and maintaining networks with security across every business case and each part of your network is no simple task. It requires that you know why you are building the network from a business perspective, and then, how […]

February 9, 2016


Simplifying Security Architectures with SAFE

Safe. The very sound of it resonates with security. It is with some irony that Cisco has decided to reuse the term. Why ironic? For one, there is the idea among security folk that in reality, nothing is entirely safe. Why would Cisco sell intrusion detection if no intruders can, well…intrude? For those of you […]

January 6, 2016


We Hear You: Retail Security Should Be Simple and SAFE

Retailers are in the business to sell, not to be stolen from. And they don’t set up shop to buy security products from companies like Cisco. However, attackers who target retailers have discovered that it’s much more lucrative to shoplift virtually rather than physically. So even if you focus on security rather than selling, you […]

November 18, 2015


#CiscoChampion Radio, S2|Ep. 43. SAFE Simplifies Security

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about SAFE Simplifies Security with Cisco Security Solution Architect, Christian Janoff. Get the Podcast