Tags: Cisco

Cisco releases Security Connector app for iOS

Cisco has released the Cisco Security Connector for iOS. The app is aimed at providing enterprises visibility and control over the network activity of iOS devices. Cisco claims it can be downloaded now from the Apple App Store but as of writing, it could not be found. According to David Ulevitch, senior vice president and general…

Cisco and INTERPOL have announced a deal to share threat intelligence. The deal is headed by the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore. As part of this deal the two organisations will develop a joint approach to coordinating and sharing data. The release says that the deal will improve threat detection around the…

Kaspersky denies US cybersecurity allegations

Anti-virus and cybersecurity vendor Kaspersky has hit back at the US government ban on its products. Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security told US Government departments to uninstall and stop using software from the Russian company. In an interview with the BBC, Eugene Kaspersky, founder of the company, has denied all the claims…

Hyperledger membership analysis

Investment in Hyperledger continues apace. New members join. In late August (2017), BTS, Oracle and Patientory joined an already large ‘club’ which has: 19 premier members (including Accenture, Airbus, American Express, Change Healthcare, Cisco, CME Group, Deutsche Borse Group, Daimler, Digital Asset, DTCC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, IBM, Intel, JP Morgan, NEC, R3, SAP, and Wanda FFan…

JR Rivers talks about the evolution of the network

Enterprise Times sat down with JR Rivers, Co-Founder and CTO of Cumulus Networks to talk about networking. It’s a challenging part of the IT stack that has probably evolved far more than any other area. It is also an area that is constantly being redefined as companies move more and more data around and look to…

Cisco warns of DeOS attacks

Cisco has published its 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR). The report runs to 90 pages. It looks at the shifting landscape of cyber attacks and the impact on organisations from the rise in security breaches. The report uses data gathered by Cisco from its own customers, partners and Security Operations Centres (SOCs). The company says…

What’s good about IBM and Cisco’s security hook up

IBM and Cisco have announced that they are to collaborate and better integrate their solutions to improve cybersecurity. In their joint press release announcement, the collaboration will include: “IBM Security’s QRadar, Watson for Cybersecurity, App Exchange, X-Force Threat Intelligence, Resilient IRP and managed security services, and Cisco’s Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), Next-Generation Intrusion Protection System (NGIPS) and Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)…

Can Amazon Connect disrupt telephony

Amazon has announced the availability of a new software defined contact centre solution, Amazon Connect. It places it directly in competition with the likes of Cisco, Microsoft, Genesys and Avaya. The last of these four, once a major player in contact centres, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Like its infrastructure cloud services Amazon Connect…

Cisco buys ContainerX to bolster cloud

Tech giant Cisco has acquired start-up ContainerX for an undisclosed amount. ContainerX announced its Containers as a Service (CaaS) platform in March this year. In June it announced that it was shipping its multi-tenant product to both enterprise customers and service providers. Cisco announced the deal in a blog by Rob Salvagno, Vice President, Corporate…

StrataCloud automates converged infrastructure

StrataCloud has released the StrataCloud Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) designed to speed up the deployment of converged infrastructure (CI) systems. This is the first solution on the StrataCloud SDI platform and offers VARs and System Integrators (SI) an automated solution. By automating the deployment of CI, StrataCloud believes it will help speed deployment and reduce…