IoT Threat Defense

October 10, 2017


Sting Explains the Importance of IoT Threat Defense

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Most of you know Sting, the Grammy-winning solo artist and singer/bassist for English rock band The Police. So many great hits over the years. But how many of you know his late-80’s song “Englishman in New York?” I’m an alien The song opens with Sting, the Englishman, feeling somewhat out of place in New York City: His […]

October 4, 2017


#CiscoChat Podcast | Ask the IoT Whiz: Defending Your Operations in the Era of IoT

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This Cybersecurity Month, I’m pleased to present you with the second installment of the Ask the IoT Whiz #CiscoChat podcast, Defending Your Operations in the Era of IoT.

September 13, 2017


When Walls Come Down: Working Together to Protect IoT Devices

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When you begin remodeling an older home you realize that some walls are there for good reasons. Others block our modern, open-floor-plan lifestyles and can come down. Years ago, factories and utilities separated their Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT) teams. The thinking was that such walls helped ensure reliability and uptime so that […]

July 14, 2017


Highlights of Effective Security from Cisco Live Las Vegas

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In case you missed it, here are some key takeaways from John Stewart's Chief Security Officere keynote, Cisco Encrypted Threat Analytics, and Cisco IoT Threat Defense.

July 6, 2017


Your Digital Factory Needs a New Network: CLUS Wrap-up

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It was hot outside, but it was cool inside Cisco Live 2017! What's more, we had exciting announcements for our manufacturing customers that could help accelerate their smart manufacturing initiatives.

June 29, 2017


Collaboration at #CLUS, Day 3 Wrap: Thinking about Security

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I may be on the collaboration team, but the security stuff always fascinates me. The stats around cyber crime are mind melting. Today’s keynote focused on security, which is always a timely topic, but even more so today.

June 28, 2017


From the floor of Cisco Live: IoT Threat Defense in Healthcare

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What are IoT devices in healthcare?  In my experience talking with customers, I don’t believe I’ve ever received the same answer twice. Most often, they call out patient home monitoring devices and consumer-grade fitness trackers. But to me, an IoT device is anything that you connect to the network. And in healthcare, we are certainly connecting more […]

June 27, 2017


Cisco IoT Threat Defense Debuts at Cisco Live

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I’m psyched! Today we’re launching IoT Threat Defense, and it’s the most comprehensive security solution yet for the Internet of Things. And it couldn’t come a moment too soon. Let’s be frank. IoT devices, on the whole, aren’t capable of defending themselves from cyber-attacks. That means they can provide a means of access to their […]

June 21, 2017


Improving Cybersecurity in Healthcare: Visibility

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Imagine going to the doctor for a routine checkup. After greeting you, the physician pulls up your medical records on his tablet, but instead of your medical history, this screen pops up: Now imagine if you were waiting on the results of a biopsy, or if the ultrasound machine displayed this screen instead of your […]