security

March 15, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Voice of the Customer: Key Insights from the Cisco Beat at Allianz

As Chief Digital Officer for Cisco, nothing is more important to my work than listening to and understanding our customers. Digital disruption is a strategy driven by the voice of the customer and it means you must listen more intently than ever before. This is why I hosted the March Cisco Beat—our monthly company employee […]

Service Provider Security Architecture – Part 2

Service providers can use an architectural approach to pervasive security, building upon the Open Network Architecture, to solve the challenges around delivering agile and secure services.

Giving Customers Software Deployment Flexibility

Everyone wants choice, and software customers are no exception. Software vendors have traditionally offered different versions of their applications, with labels like Deluxe or Premier, to distinguish what type of functionality is included. Another area where vendors are increasingly providing customers with a new type of choice is where to deploy their software. Traditionally, customers […]

Service Provider Security Architecture – Part 1

The need for pervasive security and architectural approaches to enable secure, agile services against increasingly sophisticated attackers.

February 28, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Continuing the HIMSS17 Conversation

HIMSS17 is over, but the drive toward innovation and digital transformation will continue!  According to Modern Healthcare, 42,287 providers, C-suite executives, IT managers, clinicians, government employees, and vendors from around the world attended the conference, which was held last week in Orlando, Florida.  Cybersecurity, cloud, EHR ease-of-use, patient engagement, and interoperability were the key issues […]

February 27, 2017

SECURITY

Cisco PSIRT – Mitigating and Detecting Potential Abuse of Cisco Smart Install Feature

A Cisco Security Response alerts about possible abuse of the Smart Install feature. While not considered a vulnerability, the Response provides guidance on how to protect their networks against abuse.