network as a sensor

January 23, 2017

SECURITY

What if your network could do it all? Be digital-ready AND secure your business.

Networks today are supposed to be digital-ready, meaning fast and agile to propel business into a world where everything is connected. Getting there has hit some major speedbumps due to highly publicized hacks. And this has started a virtual arms race, where no expense is spared to deploy numerous, disparate security solutions. Yet somehow, the […]

December 19, 2016

SECURITY

To be Effective, Security Needs to Be a Force Multiplier

Effective security is simple, open, and automated.  We’ve already talked about simple and open. Now let’s talk about automated. Security admins can relate to this scenario. You just learned of an infected system in your environment of thousands of devices. How many others are affected? That’s hard to figure out even in elite operations. What […]

December 2, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Better Security Defense

Holidays are here. It is time to take a pause from work for travels and family celebrations. But hackers are not taking a rest. Just recently, a major hotel chain reported that it suffered a security breach related to customer credit and debit card payments. The hospitality industry is certainly not the only victim of data […]

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...

June 8, 2015

SECURITY

Leveraging the Network as a Security Sensor and Policy Enforcer

The topic of cybersecurity has become so ubiquitous that it’s almost a daily occurrence to read or hear about security breaches in the news. Cisco understands this paradigm shift within the nature of computing, that the Digital Economy and the Internet of Everything now requires what we are calling Security Everywhere. Security has to span […]