The Transformation of Software Testing
A shift in mindset is required to digitize software development. Integrating testing developers into the early design and develop stages benefit customers as well as development teams.
A Mindset Shift for Digitizing Software Development and Delivery
For professionals who build software solutions, the digitization of software development focuses on improving productivity, consistency, and efficiency resulting in the democratization of team-based development.
Trustworthy Networking is Not Just Technological, It’s Cultural
With the multitude of dangers constantly testing networks, there should be no such concept of “implicit trust”. At the core of the defensive network is the principle of proven trustworthy hardware and software, working in conjunction to protect network devices, data, and applications from attacks.
The Cybersecurity Journey – Always Changing, Always Growing
When I started working on the Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle, I was the only woman in a group of over fifty men.
Built-In Security: Sharing the ‘How’
I work with a lot of customers discussing how they can reduce their cyber risk and increase resiliency with an effective security strategy. It’s easy to talk about leading practices for security, but figuring out how to put them into practice can be a whole other story. As I mentioned in a recent post, the […]
SecCon 2013: Global and Local
SecCon is our internal security conference, which for the past five years has taken place live in San Jose. Many industry recognized experts over the years have graced the stage, and the security community at Cisco looks forward to each December where we gather together to network and learn about the new threats that face […]
Securing Linux Based Products With CSDL
Here's the third in a series of posts revolving around the recently held Cisco SecCon 2012 (December 3-6) security conference. The focus of this post is on the Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle (CSDL), Cisco’s approach to building secure products and solutions, and specifically the release of two Cisco documents that have been an integral part of CSDL: “Linux Hardening Recommendations For Cisco Products” and “Product Security Baseline Linux Distribution Requirements."
Let’s Hack Some Cisco Gear at SecCon!
Here's the second in a series of posts discussing how Cisco SecCon 2012 (December 3-6) brought together hundreds of engineers, live and virtually, from Cisco offices around the globe with one common goal: to share their knowledge and learn best practices about how to increase the overall security posture of Cisco products.
Cisco Wraps Up 5th Annual SecCon Conference
Cisco SecCon is a security conference for Cisco engineers that focuses on two critical elements for a healthy corporate Security intelligence: 1) expansion of knowledge for all and 2) building a sense of community. Cisco recently allocated two days for intensive hands-on security training (held December 3-4), and then provided two general session days(December 5-6) to discuss a variety of security topics.