The Importance of the Network in Detecting Incidents in Critical Infrastructure
As we saw in my last blog the network plays a key role in defending critical infrastructure and IoT. The devices that we are connecting drive our business, enabling us to make smarter decisions and gain greater efficiency through digitization. But how do we ensure the connected devices are acting as intended?
F5 ACI ServiceCenter App Pushes the Envelope in DC Networking Automation
Today, I am pleased to share with you my thoughts on this newly designed F5 ACI ServiceCenter App, a multi-function and operations focused solution, covering its key L2-L7 operational use-cases. You’ll be able to see how customers can leverage its capabilities combined with the speed and flexibility of its host, the ACI App Center.
Scaling Visibility and Security within the Operational Technology (OT) Environment
Mid- to large-sized enterprises have for many years built the operational technology (OT) environment like an egg – a hard exterior protected by traditional security elements such as firewalls, IDS/IPS,...
The big myth about security patch management
There's a big myth out there about patching. Is it an easy fix? The truth is, effective security patch management for your network can be difficult. Is your network secure?
Encrypted Traffic Analytics Receives “Miercom Performance Verified” Certification
Encryption is becoming an increasingly prevalent aspect of digital communications – even when it comes to malware. A Cisco analysis of more than 400,000 malicious binaries found that about
Demos: Cisco Tetration for Data Center Network Analytics and Security（2017-2018 updates）
. Introduction: Cisco Data Center Partner Ecosystem Cisco ACI, NX-OS, and Tetration Analytics have developed a powerful technology ecosystem...
2018 Forrester TEI Study Reveals Stealthwatch + ISE provide 120% ROI
With digital transformation unlocking unprecedented value for today’s businesses and consumers, the key to success is arguably predicated on speed: Whoever is the fastest to enter new markets; the fastest...
Three Ways in which Stealthwatch Helps You Get More from Your Network Data
Do you know what the greatest Olympian of all time and Stealthwatch have in common? Both work harder and smarter for unbeatable performance. I recently heard from the one-and-only, Michael Phelps. He said that very early on, he and his coach set very high goals. And he knew that to achieve them, he had to […]
Sourcefire in Our Data Center – The First Inline Production Deployment at Cisco
In October, we were delighted to announce the completion of our acquisition of Sourcefire. With Sourcefire on board, Cisco provides one of the industry’s most comprehensive advanced threat protection portfolios, as well as a broad set of enforcement and remediation options that are integrated, pervasive, continuous, and open. Within three weeks of the acquisition closing, we completed the first deployment into a highly secure data center and we are quite impressed with the results, to say the least! Within the first hour, we began seeing some interesting things from our network. The implementation was already giving us insights into our data center that we never had before!