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Should governments pay extortion payments after a ransomware attack?

By Cisco | July 15, 2019

When it comes to ransomware attacks this year, it’s been a tale of three cities. In May, the city of Baltimore suffered a massive ransomware attack that took many of its systems down for weeks — restricting employees’ access to email, closing

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The Future of the Firewall is Not a Firewall

By Cisco | July 10, 2019

Firewalls and Access Control Firewalls have been with us since the late 1980s and they have become synonymous with access control. It is time to redefine that relationship because while access control will remain a need from now into the

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Zero Trust for Government Networks: 6 Steps You Need to Know

By Cisco | July 1, 2019

Government agencies are well along on their journey of Digital Transformation to fundamentally change the way they manage and deliver services throughout our country and to citizens. They are doing this by thinking differently about how they use their networks

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Cisco and IBM Cloud Announce Hybrid Cloud Partnership

By Cisco | June 18, 2019

In the current day journey towards application modernization, enterprises have a growing need to not only bring together the agility of newer microservice architectures and application development platforms like Kubernetes, but also align those capabilities with their existing middle-ware, databases,

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7 Questions about the Firewall: A Chat with Cisco featuring Gartner

By Cisco | June 18, 2019

The firewall remains the front line of cyber-defense for most organizations. The firewall protects an organization’s network, and that function isn’t going away anytime soon. Remember when people used to say, “the firewall is dead”? The numbers tell a different

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Cisco Live US: Let’s Accelerate Outcomes at the IoT Edge

By Cisco | June 10, 2019

IoT’s potential to deliver significant value is clear. What’s often murkier: how to move from IoT pilots to large-scale deployments. IoT takes IT and operational leaders into uncharted territory as they extend the enterprise into warehouses, distribution centers, roadways and

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The Endless Scourge of Malicious Email

By Cisco | June 7, 2019

There is no question that unwanted email is a source of annoyance. It is also the biggest source of cyber threats. In fact, just last month, spam accounted for 85 percent of all email sent. Plus, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data

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Securing the internet of things: Cisco announces intent to acquire Sentryo

By Cisco | June 6, 2019

When the term ‘The Internet of Things’ was first coined in the 90’s, it was used to describe a range of interconnected sensors gathering information about the real world. Today, as organizations digitize, they are connecting their operational technology (OT)

GDPR One Year On: What Have We Learned?

By Cisco | May 23, 2019

It’s been an eventful year since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, became enforceable one short year ago on May 25, 2018. One of the biggest impacts of the GDPR has been the way in which it has altered the

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Announcing the 2019 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Winners

By Cisco | May 20, 2019

Today, in our third year of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, we are proud to be recognizing a new group of young entrepreneurs who are creating cutting-edge, technology-based solutions capable of solving some of the world’s toughest challenges. This

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The inflection point of healthcare technology

By Cisco | May 17, 2019

These are truly extraordinary times. Technology holds the potential to change the world even more than it already has. The pace of change in our daily lives is accelerating exponentially – every minute, every day. Many are calling this the

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I Have a Voice: Empowering Women in Tech

By Cisco | May 16, 2019

I have come to learn that there are a multitude of life lessons college does not fully prepare you for, and while I had interned at Cisco the previous summer – I was still nervous about beginning my full-fledged career