data protection

October 9, 2017

SECURITY

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 […]

May 4, 2017

DATA CENTER

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 […]

April 28, 2017

SECURITY

Respecting Customer Privacy is Not an Option

How to demonstrate products and services using data that is close to production, while protecting your customer’s data and complying with legal and regulatory obligations.

April 18, 2017

SECURITY

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 […]

April 4, 2017

SECURITY

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 […]

February 28, 2017

HIGH TECH POLICY

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 […]

February 23, 2017

SECURITY

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.

February 7, 2017

SECURITY

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 […]

January 23, 2017

SECURITY

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 […]