security

September 19, 2016

MANUFACTURING

The top 5 reasons to avoid unmanaged switches on your machines

What many manufacturers don’t know is that managed switches can protect against major security risks, guarantee your machine performs its best, and maximize uptime.

September 16, 2016

INSIDE CISCO IT

My Favorite Superpower

I was at a movie theater recently, seated comfortably and waiting to see the latest chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, when I overheard a friendly debate among three young men in the row ahead of me. “If you could have one superpower, what would you want?”  It’s impolite to eavesdrop, but I had that […]

September 16, 2016

MANUFACTURING

#CiscoChat Recap: How To Guard Your Manufacturing Data

Over the last several years, the manufacturing industry has fallen victim to sophisticated cyberattacks. View the recap of our latest #CiscoChat to see how manufacturers can protect their data.

September 14, 2016

PERSPECTIVES

Cyber Security Capture The Flag (CTF): What Is It?

By Timothy D. Harmon, M.S., CCNA R&S, Security+CE, Cisco Champion Cyber security is a high priority of companies, small and big, as cyber attacks have been on the rise in recent years. In response to these attacks, security professionals and college students have been through rigorous training as how hackers are able to get into the […]

September 14, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Latest Trends on DDoS Attacks

This week we’ve been talking a lot about security, and especially security for video applications. One challenge facing everyone – mobile, cloud, video – is Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Three key points – Attacks are getting bigger. We’re now seeing volumetric attacks of up to 400 Gigabits per second. DDoS attacks are getting […]

Don’t play cat and mouse with grid security

Whenever I think of cybersecurity, the tale of Tom and Jerry fills my mind. Being Jerry and as stakeholders, we need to think about all the ways Tom can attack and come up with plans to avoid these risks.

September 12, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

A Few Words on Streaming Piracy Operations… and the Limitations of Current Anti-Piracy Measures

By Ted Rose, Operational Security, Service Provider Video Software and Solutions, Cisco Many (if not most!) service providers identify illegal streaming as the next big threat to their business. The problem is that in the multi-faceted, continuously expanding landscape of illegal streaming, it’s hard to define the enemy and even more difficult to choose the […]

September 12, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

BT and Cisco Enable Secure Digitization for De Beers and Nationwide

Globally, cyber crime is skyrocketing. No matter what business you are involved in; cyber criminals are looking for ways to infiltrate your business for profit. Retail establishments are targeted for credit card theft, motion picture studios have had unreleased films stolen, and hospital databases have been infiltrated to steal patient identities. Organizations like the DNC […]

September 10, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco – Grass Valley – Tripwire Partnership Delivers End-to-End Media and Broadcast Security

There has never been a better time for the Media and Broadcast Industry. As viewers demand more compelling and engaging live productions, broadcaster’s workflows continue to become more complex, whether live or in the studio. You need tools that can help you tell better stories with the flexibility and creativity that keeps viewers watching across […]