open source

June 15, 2022

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco’s API-First Motion is Driving Innovation at Scale

Free-tier developer solutions Panoptica and Calisti continue Cisco’s strategy to connect, secure, and observe modern applications.

May 20, 2022

HIGH TECH POLICY

An Action Plan to Boost Open Source Security

Last week, Cisco’s Head of Open Source, Stephen Augustus, and I joined nearly 100 executives from 37 companies and leaders from the White House and across the U.S. federal government in Washington DC at the Open Source Software Security Summit II to finalize an action plan to boost the security of open source software (“OSS”). […]

March 15, 2022

DEVELOPER

Use “Scorecards” to Check on Security of Your Open Source Projects

Watch the Snack Minute interview with Stephen Augustus, Head of Open Source at Cisco, about Scorecard and how you use them to improve the security of your project.

November 9, 2021

DEVELOPER

Is Selenium the Right Tool for Automating Your Network Settings?

If you have a repeatable device configuration task that is connected with your web interface, and you usually solve it by using a browser, then you might want to check out Selenium.

October 8, 2021

DEVELOPER

Create, Document, and Share Live Code Examples with Jupyter Notebook

Jupyter Notebook is an open-source web application used to create and share code along with narrative text. See this simple Python example that retrieves physical compute inventory claimed in Cisco Intersight.

October 7, 2021

DEVELOPER

Meet Cisco at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2021!

The ability to program a massive application by piecing together services gives us incredible flexibility. But it also presents new problems, from API security to observability. Join Vijoy at KubeCon to discuss this challenge and to introduce APIClarity, a new open source program supported by Cisco.

November 17, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Nibiru ransomware variant decryptor

Nikhil Hegde developed this tool. Weak encryption The Nibiru ransomware is a .NET-based malware family. It traverses directories in the local disks, encrypts files with Rijndael-256 and gives them a .Nibiru extension. Rijndael-256 is a secure encryption algorithm. However, Nibiru uses a hard-coded string “Nibiru” to compute the 32-byte key and 16-byte IV values. The […]

February 19, 2019

INNOVATION

Cisco Advances Open-Source Hybrid Information-Centric Networking for 5G

Today, Cisco CTAO, announces an open-source version of Cisco’s Hybrid Information-Centric Networking (hICN), a unique network architecture that rethinks communications around information itself, not the location of data.

December 18, 2018

SECURITY

Cisco Threat Response: Open Source Integrations You Can Use Now

Cisco Threat Response is built upon a collection of APIs; which can be used to integrate your Cisco and third-party security products, automate the incident response process and manage...