security

Exaprobe (Econocom) Offers New STARC Cloud Security Services from Cisco

Exaprobe, subsidiary of respected digital technology integrator and cloud service provider Econocom in France, rolled-out new Cloud Security Services as part of their Security Threat Assessment and Response Center (STARC) offering. The STARC services provide Exaprobe customers industry-leading protection from today’s most advanced cyber threats and reduces operating expenses such as staffing and equipping an […]

March 1, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

#CiscoChat Recap: Cyber Attacks ahead. Are you ready?

So many available security tools can’t talk to each other, and that can make financial institutions more vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Power Grid Security: Separating Reality from Hype

We’ve all seen the news reports on power grid vulnerabilities and the possibility of an impending terror attack. Recently, Ted Koppel’s book, “Lights Out,” caused a wave of press around the issue. Similar spikes in press occurred in the year after the PG&E Metcalf substation sabotage and around the National Geographic special in October 2013, […]

February 24, 2016

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

How Retailers Can Chart a Path to Digital Value

Digital disruption is here. According to a 2015 survey from the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT Center), a joint initiative of Cisco and the Institute of Management Development (IMD), 47 percent of retail executives say digital disruption increases the risk of going out of business. In addition, the survey revealed that four of […]

February 24, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Security Enables Next Generation Business Outcomes

The Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona is host to almost 100,000 attendees. That’s a lot of people! Since the mobile industry has such a significant impact on the world and the worldwide economy, no wonder there is so much interest. This is an industry that employed nearly 13 million men and women in […]

Cisco and Partners Create a More Secure and Efficient Grid at DistribuTECH 2016

It was my third year of attending DistribuTECH and most attendees I met were no longer asking, “What’s Cisco doing here,” but rather, “What are you showing?” Many of the solutions we shared at our booth are made possible by partnering with other companies in the Utility space to help our joint customers achieve quicker […]

February 22, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Splunk Drive Operational Intelligence at Enterprise Scale

Guest Blog from Friea Berg, Global Strategic Alliances, Splunk As a member of the Splunk Global Strategic Alliances organization, Friea Berg is responsible for Splunk’s overall Cisco partnership. She leads a cross-functional team driving core technology alignment, solution development, GTM initiatives, and sales strategies across Cisco Data Center, Security, ACI, Collaboration and IoE teams. Friea has more than 15 years […]

February 18, 2016

GOVERNMENT

AFCEA West 2016: Digitization & Security for the U.S. Navy

I’m writing to you from AFCEA WEST 2016, one of the biggest naval conferences on the West Coast. Here in San Diego, I’m surrounded by both industry experts and military leaders who are discussing how to use technology to advance the Navy’s mission to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, […]

February 18, 2016

CLOUD

Moving to the DevOps Model with Cisco and Ansible

Written by Shane Corban and Mike Cohen Today, SDN is being embraced by many companies to increase operational speed and efficiency of network management, and Cisco ACI is rapidly becoming the SDN solution of choice. A key part of Cisco’s SDN work is collaborations and integration with a diverse group of industry leaders and innovators. […]