Weeknotes: 19 to 23 October 2020 – Matt Edgar writes here

Caption from murals at Wallington, which I visited during my week off Back to weeknoting after a hiatus when my time was consumed with other things. Thanks to Rachel for the nudge I needed to get back into the habit. What inspired me this week? All the stuff that happened while I was on leave…

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Threat Roundup for October 16 to October 23

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between October 16 and October 23. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are…

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Defense in Diversity

Security has always claimed that “Defense in Depth” is the dominant strategy. As we enter the world of automated workloads at internet-scale, it has become clear that it is in fact “Defense in Diversity” that wins over depth. When dealing with large-scale automated attacks, iteration over the same defense a million times is cheap. However,…

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Partner Summit Digital Starts Next Week – Are you Future Ready?

It’s almost here! Our largest partner event of the year, Cisco Partner Summit Digital 2020, starts next week on October 28th. We’re so excited to “see” you. The virtual format this year allows us to engage with more partners than ever before. We’re confident Partner Summit Digital will be every bit as impressive, entertaining, and informative as years past! This…

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3 Ways to Stay Safe During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (and Beyond)

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), an annual event promoted by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The goal is to increase understanding of cyber and physical risks to critical infrastructures and encourage security and resiliency. Cisco fully supports NCSAM and we do our part emphasize the importance of cybersecurity. For any size…

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IoT is Creating Massive Growth Opportunities

At Cisco, we’ve always been strong believers in the Internet of Things. Today we’re in the age of a digital transformation where billions of connected devices are communicating with each other, the edge, and the cloud. Industrial automation is pervasive across factories and farms, manufacturing, facilities and mines. Connected devices are monitoring our energy grid…

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Is There a Place for Me at Cisco? 

This post was authored by Faith Olayinka Omolere, a Product Manager Cisco intern on our Data Center Networking team.  Going into my Cisco internship as a Product Manager, I was excited. Yes, even during unprecedented times, after the loss of a dear friend at home in Nigeria, and with those taking to the street to…

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