Cisco Security

September 22, 2017


Why network security is like a beehive

For Telecom and IT service providers, an effective threat protection means thinking about security before, during and after an Attack. We can learn a lot about effective security by looking at the way bees defend their hive against bears.

Understanding Today’s Security Landscape

In the digital age, the security landscape only continues to become more complex, and well into 2017, we continue to witness the escalation of security threats across almost every industry. Especially, we are seeing a marked increase in the sophistication of security threats as they hit the front page news. Why do hackers want your […]

February 27, 2017


Cisco PSIRT – Mitigating and Detecting Potential Abuse of Cisco Smart Install Feature

A Cisco Security Response alerts about possible abuse of the Smart Install feature. While not considered a vulnerability, the Response provides guidance on how to protect their networks against abuse.

February 27, 2017


The Impact of Incident Response (IR) Services and How to Address Them

You heard why your security practice should include cybersecurity incident response services. Now we’ll dive into the why: the threat landscape impact, the potential impact of a security incident on your customer’s business, and why partnering with Cisco can help defend your customer’s intellectual property and brand. Even though governments around the world regulate data […]

January 19, 2017


The Apparent ‘Cloud Security Paradox’

It is all about security, isn’t it? Take every other customer survey and ‘security’ bubbles up at the very top of most respondents’ concerns. One of the latest data points I can share is part of an IDC cloud study in which security was cited as an important concern.

December 16, 2016


Why Your Security Practice Must Include Incident Response Services

Even if you didn’t realize that managing cybersecurity threat risk is a major concern for our customers, the market potential should tell you something:  according to Gartner, worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $81.6 billion in 2016.  Clearly, organizations are seeking to prepare themselves for this IT challenge by investing in […]

November 1, 2016


Simplifying Security for Cisco Customers with New Cisco ONE Advanced Security Suites

Security is the single biggest concern for our customers, but cobbling together security products from dozens of vendors only makes security infrastructure complex and difficult to manage.

October 28, 2016


Your industrial network doesn’t have to be a scary movie

Another Halloween is upon us, and jack o’lanterns, ghosts, and diabolical clowns are springing up everywhere. October is also National Cybersecurity Month—another reminder that the world can be...