security

Join our #CiscoChat – BIG Themes from UTC 2016

What were the prevailing themes at UTC 2016? We’ll discuss this and more on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, at 9am PST/12pm EST.

May 12, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

First-Movers Make Cybersecurity Their Digital Foundation

To win in today’s market where disruptive startups and agile competitors are advancing on all sides, digitizing the enterprise to infuse greater agility and innovation is critical. This means transforming your operating model, which includes reimagining products and services, business models, as well as business function strategies for marketing, operations, and finance. To succeed, companies […]

May 10, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Hackers Are Challenging Banks Every Day

$81 million is what was stolen, undetected, out of a Bangladesh Bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Unbelievable how the malware modified the SWIFT software and bypassed validity checks. This Bangladesh Bank breach highlights the wide range and new, creative ways hackers are innovating. And the challenges in protecting the financial […]

May 4, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Vendors as Attack Vectors – The Risk You Take with Partner Services

About the Author: Mr. Albach is the Sr. Product Line Manager of IoT Security and joined Cisco in 2010 when he defined and delivered three network security solutions with the most recent – Cisco’s first Industrial Security Appliance. Did you know you can be contractually obligated to let people you don’t know access your critical […]

May 4, 2016

CLOUD

Ten Disaster Recovery Mistakes You Can Avoid

Today’s Guest Blog comes to us courtesy of David Alvarado, Regional Director of Service Delivery at Peak10. Over the last 15 years, I’ve supported companies through over 700 disasters. One of the unforgiving truths of disaster recovery I’ve learned is that the success of your recovery depends upon how well you plan – and test […]

Light Reading & Cisco Tackle IoT on ‘Upskill U’

Submitted by Elizabeth Coyne, Managing Editor of Light Reading and responsible for driving the curriculum and direction of Upskill U. The Internet of Things universe is set to explode over the next few years. As such, service providers and industry players are jockeying for leadership spots in an all-IP ecosystem that promises ubiquitous connectivity for […]

Rethinking Cybersecurity: A New Driver for Growth

All countries, cities, and businesses large and small are racing against the challenges not only to remain secure and relevant today, but also to attain and sustain long-term excellence. Each needs to stay ahead of the bad actors that seek to compromise their privacy and security. As well, they must outpace industry disruptors who are […]

May 2, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Cryptolocker 4 White Paper Available: The Evolution Continues

We are pleased to announce the availability of the cryptolocker 4 white paper. Over the past year, Talos has devoted a significant amount of time to better understanding how ransomware operates, its relation to other malware, and its economic impact. This research has proven valuable for Talos and led the development of better detection methods […]

May 2, 2016

CLOUD

Mantl Knows Secrets

You have secrets in your cluster. Everybody does, it’s a fact of life. Database passwords, API keys, deployment tokens, just to name a few. Secrets are hard to manage, even before you throw in the fact that most of us now are operating in a cloud environment. In software development, the common advice to “never roll […]