cyber security

June 30, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday Series: Keeping Communities Safer

It Takes a Village: Stories of public safety threats and humanitarian crises dominate news cycles, ever present and continuously increasing in complexity. How do we respond, how do we ensure that our collective human story is a happier, safer one? After all, feelings of basic safety and personal security are essential to the core of […]

Light Reading Teams With Cisco to Launch ‘Upskill U’

Guest Blog by Elizabeth Coyne, Managing Editor at Light Reading, who is responsible for driving the curriculum and direction of Upskill U.  There is no doubt that CSPs are facing a talent crunch as they transition from traditional networks to virtualized, software-based New IP networks. Others in the industry are also facing that same challenge, including suppliers, […]

March 2, 2016

MANUFACTURING

5 Cybersecurity conversations you aren’t having

In a recent meeting I saw this meme posted in a cubicle: How appropriate for a discussion on business executive moments of enlightenment. I have the opportunity to lead a line-of-business senior executive advisory board with members from the top manufacturing companies across the world. Our recent board meeting focused on digitization in manufacturing where […]

February 24, 2016

PARTNER

Security and Trust That Is Foundational to Reducing Cyber Risks

Did you know that Cisco created the Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle (Cisco SDL) to ensure that security is central through the entire product development process? Cisco SDL is a repeatable and measurable process we’ve designed to fortify the resiliency and trustworthiness of our offerings. Are your customers aware of this foundational security? Did you know […]

Utility and Energy Security: Responding to Evolving Threats

With the increased interest in cybersecurity and the recent news that utilities are being targeted around the world I’m making sure our readers have seen the latest white paper to come out of the Cisco ‘Brain-Trust’ on security in utilities and the energy industry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA5yJLhL00g As the white paper announces, “Utilities and energy organizations are part […]

October 2, 2015

SECURITY

Looking Into a Crystal Ball for the Future of Cybersecurity

Every once in a while you need to take a step back, and think about the future. Where’s a good place to look for high risk, high opportunity ideas in the future of computer security? New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW) is a crystal ball view into the future of cybersecurity. NSPW is an invitation only […]

September 17, 2015

SECURITY

SYNful Knock: Protect Your Credentials, Protect Your Network

Interest in IT security has never been higher. So when a new type of attack comes along, it attracts the attention of our customers and others in the industry. Earlier this week Cisco and Mandiant/Fireye released information about the so-called SYNful Knock malware found on Cisco networking devices. You can read my earlier blog on […]

September 15, 2015

SECURITY

SYNful Knock: Detecting and Mitigating Cisco IOS Software Attacks

Historically, threat actors have targeted network devices to create disruption through a denial of service (DoS) situation. While this remains the most common type of attack on network devices, we continue to see advances that focus on further compromising the victim’s infrastructure. Recently, the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has alerted customers around […]

NAB 2015 Attendees: Is Your Security Model Threat-Centric?

Cyber-Security: it has always been important for video entertainment companies. But times have changed- now it’s mission critical. Top of mind again this last few days, the events of the...