security

June 28, 2017

HEALTHCARE

From the floor of Cisco Live: IoT Threat Defense in Healthcare

What are IoT devices in healthcare?  In my experience talking with customers, I don’t believe I’ve ever received the same answer twice. Most often, they call out patient home monitoring devices and consumer-grade fitness trackers. But to me, an IoT device is anything that you connect to the network. And in healthcare, we are certainly connecting more […]

June 23, 2017

CLOUD

Traits of Cloud Optimized Organizations

I am headed to Cisco Live in Las Vegas and I am looking forward to meeting with our partners and customers to learn more about their cloud plans and challenges. Believe it or not, cloud has been around for at least ten years, and yet all the data points at my disposal tell us that there is room for continuous improvements since very few organizations have optimized cloud strategies in place. In other words, not many organizations have been able to define and implement their multicloud strategy to meet their objectives while extracting maximum value.

June 21, 2017

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

#CiscoChat Live: Redefining Access and Campus Networks

It’s time for a logical, policy-based approach to building and managing networks that allows you to deploy and secure services faster, while adapting quicker to change. In this iTalk #CiscoChat we’ll discuss how to implement this shift in mindset, through purpose-built systems that are design for security, mobility, IOT, and cloud. This #CiscoChat will take place on Facebook live via Cisco Enterprise Networks, immediately following a Cisco Live Innovation Showcase talk on the same topic. Sachin Gupta, VP Product Management at Cisco will be joining us after his talk to elaborate, answer your questions, and join in the conversation.

June 21, 2017

SECURITY

Control Your Own Security

Digitization continues to change business at an amazing rate and in many ways. As business leaders around the world embrace ‘Digital’ to simplify, automate, and deliver innovation, they’re no longer simply using Information Technology to run their businesses; IT is enabling it. IT is the vital lifeblood of a business and we must protect it […]

June 14, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Enemy at the gates: Cybersecurity across the continuum of care

Healthcare is the number-one industry targeted by cyber attackers. The average cost of a healthcare data breach is $355 per record—more than double the cost for other industries.[1] With nearly 16.5 million healthcare records exposed in the U.S. in 2016 alone, the economic impact of cyber attacks is staggering.[2] And financial cost isn’t the only […]

June 6, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

The Internet of Vulnerable Things

Technological progress is resulting in computing systems that are smaller, cheaper and consuming less power. These micro-computing systems are able to be integrated into everyday objects; when coupled with ubiquitous wireless connectivity these devices form the “Internet of Things”. The IoT has the potential to improve our lives, but only if we correctly manage the […]

June 5, 2017

NETWORKING

New Frontiers: Network Analytics in Real Time

Cisco’s approach to security leverages the network as a giant sensor to provide pervasive detection everywhere there is a network device.