What is the Intersection of Drag Racing, Weather Spotting and Remote PHY?

Today’s blog features an interview with John Downey, Senior CMTS Technical Leader, and Ron Hranac, Technical Marketing Engineer, both with the Cisco Cable Access Business Unit. Ron Hranac is well known in the cable industry as an expert in RF, microwave, satellite, fiber optics, HDTV, two-way, and other cutting-edge technologies for cable. With 48 years…

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A Trio of Releases from Cisco Wireless!

With new Cisco innovations, your network is better equipped and more prepared to take advantage of the Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard. The benefits are true for any size organization. Cisco is happy to announce new hardware and software releases that will bring smaller and medium-sized businesses to the forefront of the Wi-Fi 6 revolution. On…

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Getting Back to the Human

“My biggest New Year’s resolution is getting back to the human.” Little did I know how this statement would shape 2020 when I said it during this interview in January. I just knew that I was burned out. It was a personal commitment to work/life balance. Fast-forward six weeks: my role at Cisco expanded as…

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To secure your organization begin at the end

Endpoints, that is. After all, defense breaches, malware introduction, and security risks often arise from exploitation of endpoints such as user devices and smart things (IoT) connected to the network. And as organizations are going digital, their users are bringing in ever more devices, and their operations are adding IoT devices in record numbers, threats…

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Challenging refusals: upholding the right to information – mySociety

We’re very pleased to say that we’ve been awarded funding by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust to extend the Freedom of Information services we offer through WhatDoTheyKnow and WhatDoTheyKnow Pro. This work will support users in taking the next steps, if appropriate, when their requests for information are denied. A bit of background In the…

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Microsoft Netlogon exploitation continues to rise

Cisco Talos is tracking a spike in exploitation attempts against the Microsoft vulnerability CVE-2020-1472, an elevation of privilege bug in Netlogon, outlined in the August Microsoft Patch Tuesday report. The vulnerability stems from a flaw in a cryptographic authentication scheme used by the Netlogon Remote Protocol which — among other things — can be used…

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The new direction of IoT

Enterprises around the world are transforming their operations in response to the global pandemic. One new enterprise challenge and requirement coming out of 2020 is business resiliency. To address this need, enterprises are expanding the automation and digitization of the operational space via the Internet of Things (IoT). At Cisco, we think of business resiliency…

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