The Expanding Burden of Security
[ed. Note: This post was updated 7/9/2014 to include new information not available to the author at the time of original publishing] I just returned from the Gartner Security Summit at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor Maryland. Each morning I took my run along the Potomac River and passed this sculpture of a man […]
#CiscoChampion Radio S1|Ep10 Cyber Security
#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists, hosted by Cisco’s Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja). This week Chris Young, SVP Security Business Group Cisco, and Bill Carter, Senior Network Engineer and Cisco Champion, talk about Intelligent Cyber Security for the real world. Listen to the Podcast Cisco Subject Matter Expert: Chris Young, SVP […]
Not If, but When: The case for Advanced Malware Protection Everywhere
A recent Bloor Research Market Update on Advanced Threat Protection reminds us of something that many security vendors have long been loath to acknowledge: traditional, point-in-time technologies, like anti-virus or sandboxes, are not entirely effective when defending against complex, sophisticated attacks. This is due to something we have said before and we will say again: […]
Interop Redux: Focus on Virtual L4-7 Services with Embrane
Our recap of Interop 2014 continues with a focus on Cisco technology partner Embrane, who focuses on integration of layer 4-7 virtual services into cloud and data center...
NSS Labs Breach Detection Systems Testing Demonstrates Why Threat Protection Must be Continuous
Follow @vrybdpkt Long before becoming a part of Cisco, the Sourcefire team was aggressively addressing the advanced malware challenges our customers face daily. We believe that the most effective way to address these challenges is a continuous Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) approach that does more than just track malware at a point in time, but […]
Malware is Everywhere. Now, so is Advanced Malware Protection from Cisco.
Malware is everywhere and it’s incredibly challenging to combat, using whatever unprotected path exists to reach its target and accomplish its mission. Malware has become the weapon of choice for...
Cisco Announces OpenAppID – the Next Open Source ‘Game Changer’ in Cybersecurity
One of the big lessons I learned during the early days, when I was first creating Snort®, was that the open source model was an incredibly strong way to build great software and attack difficult problems in a way that the user community rallied around. I still see this as one of the chief strengths […]
Summary : Sourcefire in our Data Center by Cisco Chief Security Officer
Last October , Cisco confirmed that Sourcefire was now part of our family of security...
The Internet of Everything, Including Malware
We are witnessing the growth of the Internet of Everything (IoE), the network of embedded physical objects accessed through the Internet, and it’s connecting new devices to the Internet which may not traditionally have been there before. Unfortunately, some of these devices may be deployed with a security posture that may need improvement. Naturally when we saw […]