Application Awareness goes open source: Snort OpenAppID

Discover and control 1400+ applications on your network for free

03/15/14

Breach! Defending Point of Sale Networks and Systems

Breach! Defending Point of Sale Networks and Systems

Exploring what Cisco Security Solutions are most effective at defending PoS

03/05/14

Mobile Device Management Spotlight: SAP Afaria

Welcome to the Seventh installment of the MDM spotlight series.There is little doubt that smart mobile devices are a boon for individual productivity, but corporate IT groups are scrambling to accommodate them on their networks....

04/03/13

Mobile Device Management Spotlight: Fiberlink MaaS360

Welcome to the Sixth installment of the MDM spotlight series.There is little doubt that smart mobile devices are a boon for individual productivity, but corporate IT groups are scrambling to accommodate them on their networks....

12/30/12

Mobile Device Management Spotlight: SOTI MobiControl

Welcome to the fifth installment of the MDM spotlight series.There is little doubt that smart mobile devices are a boon for individual productivity, but corporate IT groups are scrambling to accommodate them on their networks....

11/25/12

Mobile Device Management Spotlight: Zenprise

Welcome to the fourth installment of the MDM spotlight series.There is little doubt that smart mobile devices are a boon for individual productivity, but corporate IT groups are scrambling to accommodate them on their networks....

10/11/12

Cisco releases major update to its security management product

Cisco just recently introduced an updated version of its security management tool CSM.  The new release brings with it some nice new features and functionality to the tool.  If you haven't heard of Cisco Security Manager (CSM)...

10/01/12

Mobile Device Management Spotlight: Absolute Software

Welcome to the third installment of the MDM spotlight series.There is little doubt that smart mobile devices are a boon for individual productivity, but corporate IT groups are scrambling to accommodate them on their networks. ...

04/22/12

Mobile Device Management Spotlight: MobileIron

Welcome to the second installment of the MDM spotlight series.There is little doubt that smart mobile devices are a boon for individual productivity, but corporate IT groups are scrambling to accommodate them on their networks. ...

03/13/12

Cisco ASDM GUI tips and tricks for managing your Cisco ASA

Cisco's Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) is the GUI tool used to manage the Cisco ASA security appliances.  In this blog I'll reveal to you some of my favorite tips, tricks and secrets found inside ASDM.  If you haven't dealt...

01/24/12

Mobile Device Management Spotlight: AirWatch

There is little doubt that smart mobile devices are a boon for individual productivity, but corporate IT groups are scrambling to accommodate them on their networks.  Accordingly, there has been an explosion of interest in Mobile...

01/11/12

Cisco releases Application Visibility and Control on Routers

Layer 7 application visibility and control (AVC) seems like the hottest buzz in the industry right now.  Cisco has had web AVC in its Ironport Web Security appliances but just announced it on its routers for all protocols.  Cisco ISR

11/30/11

Cisco Hires New Security SVP from VMWare and formerly RSA Security

Cisco just announced it will be hiring Chris Young to head up its security group. This is the first time Cisco will have an SVP leading its security business. Chris will be reporting directly to Mrs. Warrior (CTO). Chris Young...

11/01/11

Cisco ASA Upgrade Adds Identity Firewalling

Identity aware firewalling seems to be all the rage right now. Having the ability to make firewall policy decisions based on user and group information from Active Directory can have enormous benefits if used properly. The Cisco...

10/27/11

I cannot sleep at night because I just got back from Black Hat

I've attended the Black Hat Security conference in Las Vegas for many, many years now. It is by far the best security event each year and this year was no exception. Each year seems to go something like this for me: I attend the...

08/12/11

Samsung Androids get first SSLVPN client

Last month Cisco announced the release of it Anyconnect SSLVPN client for Android devices. The Android Anyconnect client is available for download on the Android Market. This client is based on the 2.4 version of the Anyconnect PC...

08/01/11

Tutorial: Cisco Routers Add Web Security with Cisco ScanSafe

Cisco launched this feature to the market last month at Interop. In a nutshell, it provides IOS routers with intelligent, identity aware, traffic redirection to the Cisco ScanSafe web security cloud offering. ScanSafe provides the...

06/15/11

PCI Council Releases Virtualization Guidance

Today the PCI council released its PCI DSS VIRTUALIZATION GUIDELINES Information Supplement. This supplement does not add any new requirements to the standard but rather provides guidance on how to interpret the PCI DSS 2.0 standard

06/14/11

PCI Board of Advisors Election Results Released

With the release of PCI version 2.0 last October and the first formal v2.0 feedback period coming up in November this new Board has their work cut out for them. Also on their plate will be advising on virtualization, touchless...

05/21/11

Gartner releases first MDM Magic Quadrant Report

Mobile Device Management (MDM) is all the rage right now in corporate IT circles. Everyone it seems is rushing to find the perfect MDM that balances security, functionality and ease of use. IT is scrambling to figure out how to...

05/01/11

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