diversity

November 16, 2022

SECURITY

UN’s International Day of Tolerance is a good reminder that workforce diversity should be 365-day goal

Cybersecurity is in critical need for for a more diverse and inclusive workforce. The UN International Day for Tolerance is a great opportunity to observe that.

February 2, 2022

INSIDE CISCO IT

Full productivity for people with disabilities—5 tips

Many employers are committed to creating a diverse workforce, including people with disabilities. My team has come up with inclusive practices to help new and existing employees with disabilities have a successful journey with Cisco. Here I’ll share several pointers.

November 3, 2021

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Sponsorship is an Action Verb

I’ve always thought I had a strong support network, until I saw what that looked like for others. I wondered how my peers were able to navigate these corporate streets, arriving on time and unscathed. They were climbing the proverbial ladder and progressing in ways I wasn’t; even the ones I outperformed - by far. I learned it was because they had active sponsorship.

The Power of Inclusive Innovation

Now more than ever, we need Inclusive Innovation to help solve the most pressing problems we as a society face today. Learn how we are doing just that by role modeling, empowering, and enabling our teams.

The Journey to Proximity: It’s a Marathon, not a Sprint

The horrific events of 2020 became a sobering wake-up call. These circumstances pushed me to lean further into the experiences of people who are different from me – people who are underrepresented, marginalized, or vulnerable in some way.

March 18, 2021

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco Statement on House Passage of the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021

We at Cisco applaud the House of Representatives for passing permanent legislative protection for Dreamers. Today, they are one step closer to a permanent legal solution that would allow them to become citizens in the nation they know as home.

Celebrating how we have all RISEN above all challenges

For us, at Cisco, diversity and inclusion is a huge part of our culture, and for International Women’s Day this year, we want to align and focus on three key themes that we believe everyone can resonate with: RISE, Thrive and Shine.

October 14, 2020

SECURITY

Openness and support: Discussions on why diverse representation in cybersecurity matters

Read more about the topics in our latest Security Stories podcast, in which the team discuss where companies can find diverse talent, beyond the usual recruitment channels/ They also share their personal stories and discuss the overall significance of diversity and representation in cybersecurity. We also meet Cisco’s new CISO, Mike Hanley, to talk about the culture he inspires in his team, and what the last few months have been like for him.

October 13, 2020

SECURITY

Technology as a Security Springboard: How These Experts Pivoted to Cybersecurity

There's more than one way to get your foot in the door of cybersecurity, and the stories of these people prove it. Read the blog and be inspired by their experiences.