network visibility

November 18, 2019

SECURITY

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?

June 7, 2019

DATA CENTER

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.

July 2, 2018

SECURITY

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,...

April 2, 2018

SECURITY

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

February 12, 2018

DATA CENTER

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...

January 30, 2018

SECURITY

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...

October 17, 2017

SECURITY

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 […]

December 3, 2013

SECURITY

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!