threat defense

September 23, 2019

PARTNER

Cisco Recognized as a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls

Gartner has named Cisco a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls. This recognition is a tool partners can use when positioning Cisco Next-Generation Firewalls. 

June 10, 2019

DEVELOPER

Attivo Networks ThreatDirect™ Deception in a Docker Container

The Catalyst 9000 family of switches has an application hosting framework that can manage docker container applications that run on devices.

November 1, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Simplifying Security for Cisco Customers with New Cisco ONE Advanced Security Suites

Security is the single biggest concern for our customers, but cobbling together security products from dozens of vendors only makes security infrastructure complex and difficult to manage.

January 20, 2016

SECURITY

The Value of Collaboration in Weakening Attackers

Today’s attackers deploy complex and clever threats that are difficult to combat with just one method of defense. In some cases, defenders must go beyond tools for detecting attacks and devise a different approach for obstructing our adversaries’ ability to operate. As detailed in the Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report...

August 7, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Branch Direct Internet Access: is your branch office secure?

With the recent launch of FirePower Threat Defense on Cisco 4000 Series Integrated Services Routers, I would like to spend some time talking about enterprise branch security and...

August 6, 2015

SECURITY

The Need To Solve for Time

Ponemon Institute called 2014 the year of the “Mega Breaches,” which will be remembered for its series of mega security breaches and attacks. These “Mega Breaches” are perfect examples of what is commonly known as Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). The Ponemon Institute survey asked, among many questions, “When was the breach discovered?” Surprisingly, the results […]

“Security Everywhere” – Enterprise Branch Security for Direct Internet Access

Two weeks ago, a leading global medical device manufacturer came to Cisco for advice. In an effort to streamline IT operations and reduce operating costs, the customer had recently migrated...

April 8, 2013

SECURITY

Cisco Live 2013 Orlando: Security Training and Breakout Sessions

The Security track of sessions for Cisco Live Orlando (June 23-27, 2013) includes 72 breakout sessions, 74 hours of labs and seminars, and 3 Product Solution Overview sessions, accounting for about 15 percent of all the content delivered at Cisco Live. This post summarizes a number of the sessions being presented by members of the Cisco Security Intelligence Operations (SIO) organization.

March 7, 2013

SECURITY

Defense in Depth with Software Defined Networking

Last week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, I had the pleasure of speaking to thousands of security professionals about the opportunities and risks associated with using Software Defined Networking (SDN) for security, which will be the underlying fabric of our next generation data centers and networks. SDN-enabled security will provide a better way […]