Cisco Systems CISO Steve Martino. (Howard Solomon photo)

Published: February 7th, 2018

Disable Telnet on switches, Cisco warns administrators

Wikileaks' disclosure of a CIA database of product vulnerabilities has led Cisco Systems to acknowledge a Telnet vulnerability in its...

March 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

Cisco adds endpoint protection with SaaS service

Network equipment makers have increasingly added network protection to their offerings as the number of attacks on enterprises increases. Among...

November 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Lack of clear SD-WAN definition a hindrance to sales, admits Cisco

After several years of uncertainty software defined networking is coming close to a technology CIOs are willing to embrace. Now...

October 28th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Cisco says it has high-accuracy beacon solution

A number of industries including retail are starting to use wireless beacons to locate customers or visitors and push out...

October 25th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Cisco buys Worklife to expand collaboration offerings

Cisco buys Worklife to expand collaboration offerings

Cisco Systems is buying Heroik Labs, Inc., the company behind Worklife a meeting productivity application. Terms of the deal weren't...

October 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Prepare network systems for the upcoming leap second

As if network administrators don't have enough to worry about, keeping their timing right is a big priority. Not timing...

October 10th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Security Pad, cyber security, IT

Don’t despair, says Cisco CISO: Defences can largely be effective

After reading sensational reports of the latest data breach – or receiving news of the ever-increasing number of attacks on...

May 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon

ransomware, blackmail

Self-propagating ransomware is coming, warns report

Ransomware is a nasty variation of a denial of service attack. Instead of denying a victim organization of the ability to...

April 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

How widespread are security holes? Cisco finds most of its devices are unpatched

Unpatched systems on networks creates dangerous holes that are ripe for exploiting. But updating efforts by IT departments is pretty...

January 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon