Tag Archives: Ahmed Etman

Extending Security Everywhere … including Canada

A few months ago at Cisco Live U.S., we announced both our strategy and several new offerings for Security Everywhere Across the Extended Network. We believe that our vision of delivering Security Everywhere – from the cloud to the network … Continue reading

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Protecting the Attack Continuum

This month, Cisco announced a new host of advanced capabilities and services for security professionals, continuing Cisco’s commitment to arming businesses against all stages of the attack continuum. We’ve discussed in the past how security threats have evolved over the … Continue reading

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Perception versus Reality: Step Up Your Security Protection in 2015

This month, we officially unveiled the Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report, which captures an industry snapshot of our security landscape from an IT network trend perspective. The most glaring point about the report is the seeming “perception versus reality” disconnect … Continue reading

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What keeps you up at night? Latest Cisco research reveals why Canadian organizations need to shore up their network security strategy sooner than later

When it comes to network security, what keeps IT professionals up at night? With new Cisco research revealing that 60%of Canadian organizations don’t have a security strategy or policy in place, or are unsure whether their current strategy prepares them … Continue reading

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How strong is your weakest link? Cisco Midyear Security Report Highlights Weak Links in Threat Landscape

This summer saw the release of the Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report, the latest examination of “weak links” in organizations – such as outdated software, bad code, and user errors – that could pose serious security threats. The Report indicated … Continue reading

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Putting the ‘Everywhere’ in Advanced Malware Protection Everywhere

It’s no secret that we’re more focused today on security than we have ever been. It began last year with our landmark acquisition of Sourcefire and continued in April when we announced Cisco Managed Threat Defense Service (MTD). MTD was … Continue reading

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How To Secure Your Organization’s Mobile Devices

Today, cybercriminals and Canadian business leaders share a common challenge: both are trying to figure out how best to leverage Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and mobility trends to further their operations. In fact, IDC Canada recently released a report on Canadian mobile … Continue reading

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Trust Issues: Cisco Annual Security Report 2014

It’s that time of year again, it’s January and that means it’s time for resolutions, new beginnings and looking forward to the year ahead. The Cisco’s 2014 Annual Security Report does just that, forecasting the top security risks and trends … Continue reading

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The Security of Networked infrastructure and Intelligent Communities

This is the first of a short series of blogs on topics that continue to be raised in my travels and interactions with customers and stakeholders of intelligent communities. Very often, our discussions focus on cost and funding models, stakeholder engagement, … Continue reading

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Cisco and Sourcefire: Where there’s smoke there’s fire

As you may have heard, on October 7 2013, Cisco made a significant announcement in terms of its security offering with the acquisition of Sourcefire. Sourcefire brings industry leading security products and 700 employees that will help Cisco approach security … Continue reading

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