GDPR Compliance: Weather You Like it or Not
Imagine this: A weather app that tracks you without your knowledge or consent! An Innocuous Weather App? Weather apps are great. Who doesn’t have one? Like everyone else, you downloaded a free weather app to your smartphone years ago. At that time it asked you to share your current location, as it promises the best […]
Heading to New Orleans for VeeamON 2017 this year? So is Cisco at Expo booth #104!
Heading to New Orleans for VeeamON 2017 this year? So is Cisco and we would love to talk to you about what we have been doing in the data protection space with Cisco Unified Computing! This is our second time at VeeamON, we were a proud sponsor of Veeam’s inaugural customer event in 2015. Our […]
Demanding a Plan for Cyber Resilience in the IoT
Earlier this month, I wrote about the need for a holistic security strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s more than securing a ‘thing’ within the IoT – it’s about building resilience for the whole system. Cyber resilience is about managing risk; identifying potential risks, evaluating the likelihood of them occurring and their negative […]
IoT Isn’t Just About the ‘Thing’
Internet of Things (IoT) is the term du jour. As adoption increases the natural question becomes, how has it been secured? To understand an effective security strategy for IoT, we first need to understand where the value from IoT is generated. The ability to use data, collected from a variety of locations and sources, to […]
Cisco Applauds Unanimous House Vote Passing Email Privacy Act
Cisco has long supported updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to better protect customer data and communications stored with third-party providers against unwarranted searches and seizures. We, therefore, applaud the unanimous voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387) introduced by Representatives Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and […]
Recognized Excellence in Trustworthy Product Development and Pervasive Data Protection
Last week at RSA, the 2017 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards honored three teams from the Cisco Security and Trust Organization for their work in leading security practices.
Data Privacy Day – A Quick Recap but a Full-time Commitment
On January 28, the international community observed Data Privacy Day, an annual effort to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. Cisco was honored to once again participate in the National Cyber Security Alliance’s (NCSA) Data Privacy Day events. Each year, the Day’s theme is Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling […]
Privacy Is a Basic Human Right… and Good for Business, Too
We humans love to share and communicate. From the beginning of recorded history, we’ve sought connection, culture, and commerce by sharing aspects of ourselves with others. But we also want to be left alone without undue interference to lead our lives. So how do we solve this dichotomy? First off, let me emphatically say that […]