Cisco IPS Signature Coverage for OpenSSL Heartbleed Issue
The Cisco IPS Signature Development team has released 4 signature updates in the past week. Each of the updates contains either modifications to existing signatures or additional signatures for detection of attacks related to the OpenSSL Heartbleed issue. I’m going to take a moment to summarize the signature coverage.
The Internet of Everything, Including Malware
We are witnessing the growth of the Internet of Everything (IoE), the network of embedded physical objects accessed through the Internet, and it’s connecting new devices to the Internet which may not traditionally have been there before. Unfortunately, some of these devices may be deployed with a security posture that may need improvement. Naturally when we saw […]
Coordinated Attacks Against the U.S. Government and Banking Infrastructure
Prologue On April 10, 2013, a collective of politically motivated hacktivists announced a round of planned attacks called #OPUSA. These attacks, slated to begin May 7, 2013, are to be launched against U.S.-based targets. #OPUSA is a follow-up to #OPISRAEL, which were a series of attacks carried out on April 7 against Israeli-based targets. Our goal here is to […]
Why the Cisco SIO Portal Doesn’t Give Out Candy
This blog post highlights the most recent changes, several of which based on direct Cisco customer feedback, made to the Cisco Security Intelligence Operations (SIO) Portal. Thanks to this customer feedback, Cisco SIO is armed with the data necessary to evolve the Portal to ensure that relevant security content is where you need it, when you need it.