December 17, 2019


Do You Know Where Your Network is Vulnerable?

Cisco DNA Automation can make security more effective and easier to manage. Through Cisco DNA Center, you can get up-to-date advisories that can help identify potential vulnerabilities in your network.

August 28, 2019


Insights Regarding the Cisco REST API Container for IOS XE Software Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

On August 28th, 2019, Cisco published a Security Advisory disclosing an internally found vulnerability affecting the Cisco REST API container for Cisco IOS XE.

April 29, 2019


The PSIRT Services Framework: Helping the Industry Protect the Ecosystem

At Cisco, our leadership made the decision over twenty four years ago that we would clearly publicly communicate security vulnerabilities or other issues that could potentially expose customers to risk....

April 25, 2019


Trust is Not a Light Switch

The path to earning and maintaining the position of trusted partner is a privilege, and one which never fully ends.

April 22, 2019


Insights About the Global Internet Routing Table Reaching the 768k Milestone

Back in 2014, I wrote an article that highlighted that global Internet routing table passed the 512,000 or 512k route mark. Today we know that another significant milestone has been...

February 5, 2018


Understanding the Attack Vectors of CVE-2018-0101 – Cisco ASA Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerabilit …

On January 29, 2018, the Cisco PSIRT published a security advisory about a remote code execution and denial of service vulnerability affecting the Cisco ASA and Cisco Next-Generation Firewall platforms.

October 16, 2017


Perspective About the Recent WPA Vulnerabilities (KRACK Attacks)

On October 16th,Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens, from the University of Leuven, published a paper disclosing a series of vulnerabilities that affect the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and the...

September 27, 2017


September 2017 Cisco IOS & IOS XE Software Bundled Publication

Today, we released the last Cisco IOS & IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication of 2017. (As a reminder, Cisco discloses vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software on a predictable schedule—the fourth Wednesday of March and September in each calendar year).  Today’s edition of the Cisco IOS & IOS XE Software Security Advisory […]

September 21, 2017


CSAF Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) Version 1.2 is Now Available

I am pleased to announce that the OASIS CSAF Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) Version 1.2 committee specification is now available. As covered in our previous blog posts, the purpose of the OASIS Common Security Advisory Framework (CSAF) Technical Committee (TC) is to standardize the practices for structured machine-readable security vulnerability-related advisories. The CSAF TC is focusing […]