How to Offer Immersive, Digital Experiences While Safeguarding Your Premium Content

The shift from SDI to IP is enabling you to be more agile, operate at a lower cost, and gain the flexibility to deliver premium 4K/UHD content to subscribers on virtually any device at anytime, anywhere.

Media Transformation: Security Is Key

Security is a key enabler for media companies transforming to IP for video production and delivery. To achieve security, new piracy and cyber threats must be addressed.

April 19, 2017


Cyber Security Capture the Flag (CTF) Series Part 2: Developing

Tim Harmon is a Cisco Champion, an elite group of technical experts who are passionate about IT and enjoy sharing their knowledge, expertise, and thoughts across the social web and with Cisco. The program has been running for over four years and has earned two industry awards as an industry best practice. Learn more about […]

April 18, 2017


#CiscoChampion Radio, S4|Ep. 5: Annual Cybersecurity Report

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re discussing the Cisco Annual Cybersecurity Report. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco Guest Kevin Parra (@kparra007), Security Report Program Manager Cisco Champion Hosts Jake Gillen (@itsec_jakeg), Sr. Info Sec Engineer Yasir Irfan […]

March 30, 2017


Urgent Proactive Customer Notification to Prevent ASA Outages

On March 29, Cisco became aware of several customer outages involving different releases and models of Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) appliances. Cisco has published a Field Notice urging Cisco customers who are running specific releases of software to reboot their devices to prevent a device from hanging and stop passing traffic. The issue […]

March 27, 2017



Catena is a multi-terabit service chaining, security, load-balancing, analytics and L4-L7 applications integration solution. Eg, Catena can perform these operations at 40 Tbps. Have you ever found yourself entangled in deploying multiple applications, L4-L7 services, network devices, VMs and Containers? Add multiple departments/tenants sharing those resources, and you have a nightmare! We have solved these […]

March 22, 2017


Wondering who will speak at the OpenStack Summit?

A couple weeks ago I posted about the OpenStack Summit speaker selection process. I shared an interview with one of the track chairs, Gary Kevorkian. I speculated about how much or how little the voting process impacts the choices the organizers make. And I shared a list of talks submitted by my Cisco colleagues. This […]

March 22, 2017


March 2017 Cisco IOS & IOS XE Software Bundled Publication

Today, we released the first 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 […]