• Cisco IPS Signature Coverage for OpenSSL Heartbleed Issue 18 April 2014, 09:30 AM The Cisco IPS Signature Development team has released 4 signature updates in the past week. Each of the updates contains either modifications to existing signatures or additional signatures for detection of attacks related to the OpenSSL Heartbleed issue. I’m going to take a moment to summarize the signature coverage.
  • Summary: IoT Holds Great Promise – But Ensuring Its Security Takes Strong Leadership and Teamwork! 18 April 2014, 09:20 AM Despite the many benefits of IoT, the billions of connected sensors, devices, and other smart objects it comprises will also dramatically increase the diversity of threats we will face. As a result, ensuring that we can reap the overwhelming benefits of IoT without undermining security will take strong leadership and a great deal of teamwork throughout the industry. That’s why I’m proud that Chris Young, Senior Vice President, Cisco Security Group, recently made the list as one of the top 100 thought leaders for IoT!
  • On Cisco.com password changes 18 April 2014, 12:21 AM Last week I published a brief blog about the OpenSSL heartbeat extension vulnerability , also known as the Heartbleed bug. One commenter asked, “What about the Cisco.com [...]
  • Not If, but When: The case for Advanced Malware Protection Everywhere 17 April 2014, 08:43 AM A recent Bloor Research Market Update on Advanced Threat Protection reminds us of something that many security vendors have long [...]
  • Making Your Metrics Program Effective Beyond Just Charts and Numbers 16 April 2014, 02:00 PM Information security is all about risk reduction, and risks are notoriously difficult to measure - ask any insurance salesman or actuary. So how do we handle this conundrum for a security metrics program that hasn’t even reached its second anniversary yet?
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