email security

July 15, 2015

SECURITY

AMP Threat Grid Integrated with Email Security

We recently announced the release of AsyncOS 9.5 for Cisco Email Security that included the integration of AMP Threat Grid. Now if Threat Grid could talk it would sound a lot like Ron Burgundy and say “I’m not sure if you know this, but I’m kind of a big deal.” Email is consistently one of […]

May 28, 2015

SECURITY

New Email Security Release Adds Graymail Protection, Web Interaction Tracking, AMP Threat Grid, and More

Each day more than 100 billion corporate email messages are exchanged1. Who doesn’t need to do a little housekeeping and eliminate unwanted emails? But you need to think twice before you click on “unsubscribe.” As you likely read in the 2015 Cisco Annual Security Report, attackers are using applications users inherently trust or view as benign, […]

January 29, 2015

SECURITY

Cisco Email Security Stays Ahead of Current Threats by Adding Stronger Snowshoe Spam Defense, AMP Enhancements, and More …

If you read the recently released Cisco Annual Security Report, you will have learned how spammers have adopted a “Snowshoe” strategy, using a large number of IP addresses with a low message volume per IP address, to send spam, preventing some spam systems from sinking the spam. This yielded a 250 percent increase in spam […]

April 2, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

Improving Email at Cisco Part 1 – The IT Technology Side

My personal email has 4 characteristics that drive me crazy: I get way too much email Most of my emails are a waste of time Emails carry the risk of, very rarely, nasty virus payloads (or link you to sites that have worse) Despite all this, I can’t live without email

February 14, 2014

SECURITY

Email Attackers Tune Pitch for Wide Appeal

In recent weeks, the volume of malicious email carrying attachments has increased substantially. To entice recipients into opening those attachments, attackers are employing pitches across a wide range of subjects.  In doing so, they are defeating the often doled out advice to not open attachments in email received unexpectedly. One of the more striking examples […]

May 29, 2013

DATA CENTER

Cisco Datacenter Solutions at Microsoft TechEd North America 2013

Please visit Cisco’s TechEd web site to learn more about what we have going on at the show and visit www.cisco.com/go/microsoft to learn more about Cisco’s Microsoft capabilities.   I first attended Microsoft TechEd in 1996 in Los Angeles. What a learning experience it was. This year, I’ll be there staffing the Cisco booth (#1701) […]