security

Cisco Security Workshop at OilComm 2015

Get the edge and agility to innovate, compete, and win with Cisco’s digital solutions for oil and gas. Connect machines, assets, and people across your business with proven architectures and technologies. Secure it all from board room to field worker to remote, unmanned site. Ever wondered about how to tackle the security risks the Oil […]

European Utility Week Showcases Cisco Leadership

Guest blog by Philippe Couturaud, Cisco Business Development Manager, EMEAR Utilities: This week you have the opportunity of meeting up with Cisco at the European Utility Week event in Austria. Cisco has become synonymous with providing advanced critical infrastructure for our utility customers enabling higher availability, greater reliability, and stronger security. At stand A.k35 in the exhibition area […]

October 23, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

AMP Threat Grid Extends and Bolsters Our Ability to Combat Malicious Malware

New, clever, and dangerous malware is being devised all the time. After a piece of malware is well known, signature-based defenses such as antivirus and other detection and prevention tools can catch it. But what about new, increasingly insidious malware that isn’t well known? Last year, Cisco acquired the dynamic malware analysis and threat intelligence […]

October 21, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Agility is the New Smart

As businesses strive to become digital, they need to be more flexible, innovative, and agile than ever. Customers are engaging with businesses differently from how they were just five years ago, and the bulk of their interactions are not with people but with systems (think airport and hotel check-in, ordering a product, or getting a […]

October 20, 2015

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Join the Conversation: Where Shopping Experience Meets the New Digital Consumer

The demands of increasingly mobile and digital consumers are creating unprecedented complexity for retailers and brands.  How should retailers respond?  We’re going to tackle this question together on Twitter next...

October 13, 2015

THREAT RESEARCH

Project Aspis

One of the hardest jobs on the Internet is to work the abuse desk at a hosting provider.  These teams have to strike a difficult balance between protecting their customers, ensuring that their services aren’t being abused by malicious actors and delivering the service and convenience their customers expect.  They don’t get near enough credit […]

October 2, 2015

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Spotlight: MiniUPnP Internet Gateway Device Protocol XML Parser Buffer Overflow

Vulnerability discovered by Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos. Post authored by Earl Carter and William Largent Talos is disclosing the discovery of an exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability in the the MiniUPnP library TALOS-2015-0035 (CVE-2015-6031). The buffer overflow is present in client-side XML parser functionality in miniupnpc. A specially crafted XML response can lead to a […]

September 23, 2015

SECURITY

It’s That Time Again—Announcing the Cisco IOS & XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication

Today, we released the last Cisco IOS & XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication of 2015. As a reminder, Cisco discloses IOS vulnerabilities on a predictable schedule (the fourth Wednesday of March and September each calendar year).  Last cycle, we began including Cisco Security Advisories addressing vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS XE Software in this publication.  This change […]

September 22, 2015

SECURITY

Welcome Michelle Dennedy, Cisco’s Chief Privacy Officer

 “It’s our thesis that privacy will be an integral part of the next wave in the technology revolution and that innovators who are emphasizing privacy as an integral part of the product life cycle are on the right track.” —The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto, 2014 Privacy in an always and increasingly connected world is a complex […]