Cisco Security Vulnerability Policy
Customers Deserve Transparency to Manage Risk
Regardless of how they are found, all vulnerabilities are investigated and publicly reported per our policies.
Cisco’s Process for Fixed Software Release and Vulnerability Disclosure
To minimize risk associated with vulnerabilities, Cisco employs a well-established and trusted process to disclose vulnerabilities, while taking every effort to minimize the overall impact to customers’ network operations.
The Evolution of Scoring Security Vulnerabilities
The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), which is used by many in the industry as a standard way to assess and score security vulnerabilities, is evolving to a new version known as CVSSv3. These changes addressed some of the challenges that existed in CVSSv2; CVSSv3 analyzes the scope of a vulnerability and identifies the privileges […]
Update for Customers
Following a recent Juniper security bulletin discussing unauthorized code, we have fielded a number of related questions from our customers. Being trustworthy, transparent, and accountable is core to our team, so we are responding to these questions publicly. First, we have a “no backdoor” policy and our principles are published at trust.cisco.com Our development practices […]