The Network as a Security Sensor and Enforcer
The Digital Economy and the Internet of Everything means everything is now connected. Digitization is fundamentally transforming how we conduct business. It creates new opportunities to develop services...
ISE Ecosystem Expands to Drive Deeper Visibility and Control with Cisco Identity Services Engine
In one of my previous posts, I noted how Network Access Control (NAC) platforms have started evolving into more visibility-focused and context-aware platforms in the face of major business trends such as enterprise mobility, the migration of resources to the cloud, and the ubiquitous Internet of Everything. Consequently, “new NAC” technology has quietly transformed from […]
Reducing the Attack Surface: Takeaways from the 2015 Annual Security Report
As the Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report shows, current security approaches aren’t sufficient. Attackers are shifting methods and becoming more sophisticated in their approaches, users are unwittingly complicit enablers, and defenders struggle to keep up with all of these things. It is time for defenders to take a different approach to security that not only […]
More Than Just a Pretty Dashboard – Cisco ISE and Splunk Turn Event Data Analysis into Action
Previous blogs in this series, both by Splunk and Cisco, detail how Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) can be used to drive enhanced event visibility in Splunk. Splunk is a machine data platform that allows you to search, report, alert, and visualize any data that it ingests. Cisco ISE brings an added dimension to analyzing […]
A Dynamic Integration: FireSIGHT and ISE
With the security landscape constantly evolving and attackers innovating at the rapid pace, it is important that we keep up with attackers. For this reason we have based our security...
ISE and IOE
At a recent offsite, the Identity Services Engine (ISE) project team, and our InfoSec and Mobility teams spoke at length about how we will tackle the challenge of getting all Internet of Everything (IoE) devices securely on the network. Cisco IT has an aggressive schedule for the deployment of ISE capabilities in our FY15 (Fiscal […]
7 Billion Reasons Why Your Company Needs Cisco ISE
Seven billion. That’s the number of mobile-connected devices that will be trying to get on networks this year. Now you’re probably not going to be hosting all 7 billion of them, so let’s try this number – 4. As in, “the average number of devices that enterprise users have” is roughly 4 devices*. Go ahead […]
The Foundation for a Business Relevant Network
With the growing influx of new mobile devices, connected things, bandwidth intensive applications and more data, the network is more relevant to business success than ever before. Back in June...
Leverage Those APIs
Cisco IT has always strived to improve the user experience. It is often overlooked in some IT organizations, but Cisco IT has service managers who are held accountable for the feedback they get for their service sectors. This focus on how we perform means we are constantly pushed to improve how users interact with the […]