Cyber Security Capture the Flag (CTF) Series Part 1: Planning/Design
Cyber security Capture the Flag (CTF) events are used to keep security professionals and students up-to-date with their skills in the cyber security industry. As part of our Cyber Security CTF Series, we explore how to develop and host a cyber security CTF event, and how to do it well.
Give Your Store a Makeover: Designing Your Property for Wireless
Today wireless is taking on a new role for retailers, hoteliers, and sports venues to engage with their customers. No longer just a tool for the supply chain, the intimacy...
Designing a New Home Page: How Hard Could This Be?
There’s a myth that home pages no longer matter. Here’s the thinking: Most companies and organizations find their digital traffic is now fragmented by their mobile apps, their social presence, and, of course, among hundreds of lower level “side door” pages that visitors find easily via search engines. Why bother with the home page when people are interacting digitally via all […]
Cool scrolling web designs in PowerPoint
Yes, I just used “cool” and “PowerPoint” in the same sentence. In this case I think that’s justified because of a very simple trick you can do to show off long scrolling designs (like most web and mobile pages are today) in corporate PowerPoint (or Keynote, etc) presentations. A challenge we digital design teams face is that PowerPoint and presentation […]
Some Solutions Pages
I thought I’d point out some new page designs on Cisco.com that should make it easier to find and understand information about solutions from Cisco. First, there’s the new main Solutions page, which is a one-stop starting point: (Note that we’re trying out different versions of this page, so the version you see may differ […]
Recognizing a Good Network Design
How do you recognize a good network or datacenter design? What contributes to a good design? How do you learn to do network design well, and then continue improving? Spotting design problems is key to the network assessments my employer, NetCraftsmen, does. There are other important aspects of assessments: network configuration (execution of the design […]
Refreshed Wireless and Design Certifications Offer Up-to-date Skills for IT Professionals
As the technology landscape continues its rapid transformation, those who work in the industry are faced with the constant challenge of keeping their skills up-to-date. To address the needs of professionals looking to build, assess and continually reinforce wireless technology or network design expertise throughout the spectrum of their career, we are announcing updates to […]
Cisco.com: Did you notice?
If you’re an astute visitor to Cisco.com, you’ll notice a couple of our prominent pages have gotten some nice functional updates. . First, the all new Support & Downloads page, which went just through some tweaks, streamlining, and a mobile-friendly update: Some new functions on the new Support & Downloads page: Quicker searches for downloads […]
Yes, a New Cisco.com Home Page
We’ve updated the design of the Cisco.com home page. Not just because we wanted to, but for you. Here’s a point by point overview, starting with the desktop/laptop version: Same top of page navigation. We’ve keep the same top of page categories, and “mega menu” navigation, as these work very well today. (Yes, we’ll continue […]