Tag: cisco

Cybersecurity, Security

Warning: Unpatched Cisco Zero-Day Vulnerability Actively Targeted in the Wild

October 17, 2023

Via: The Hacker News

Cisco has warned of a critical, unpatched security flaw impacting IOS XE software that’s under active exploitation in the wild. Rooted in the web UI feature, the zero-day vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2023-20198 and has been assigned the maximum severity […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Urgent Security Updates: Cisco and VMware Address Critical Vulnerabilities

June 8, 2023

Via: The Hacker News

VMware has released security updates to fix a trio of flaws in Aria Operations for Networks that could result in information disclosure and remote code execution. The most critical of the three vulnerabilities is a command injection vulnerability tracked as […]

Computing, Hardware

Cisco says it’s spotted more security flaws in its SMB routers

January 12, 2023

Via: Techradar

A high-severity vulnerability has been discovered in a number of Cisco routers(opens in new tab) which allows threat actors to bypass authentication, gain root access to the endpoint, and even launch arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system in the […]

Hacking, Security

Cisco confirms it was hit by a cyberattack, company data stolen

August 11, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cisco has confirmed it suffered a cyberattack, caused by the login credentials of an employee being compromised. While Cisco says it suffered no major consequences from the May 2022 incident, the threat actor, who was able to linger around the […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Big tech companies including Intel, Nvidia, and Cisco were all infected during the SolarWinds hack

December 21, 2020

Via: The Verge

Last week, news broke that IT management company SolarWinds had been hacked, possibly by the Russian government, and the US Treasury, Commerce, State, Energy, and Homeland Security departments have been affected — two of which may have had emails stolen […]

Network Virtualization, Types

Avi Networks Enhances Intent-Based Application Services on Cisco Networks

July 17, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Avi Networks today announced Avi Vantage Platform version 18.1, with enhanced automation, application intelligence, and scaling to meet the fast-growing demands of modern application delivery. Following recent funding by Cisco Investments and last year’s inclusion in Cisco’s global price list, […]

Innovations, Network Virtualization, Trends, Types

Cisco rolls out new fabric switches in storage portfolio update

April 26, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Cisco is updating its storage networking portfolio with features designed to reduce performance and latency issues for on-premise mission-critical applications. The updates include new 32Gpbs fixed switches and new features for its MDS Diagnostics suite. Cisco said the MDS 32G […]

Innovations, Trends, Vendors & Products

Cisco brings new email security services to its AMP endpoint platform

April 16, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Cisco is updating its AMP endpoint security platform with new email security services, and expanded capabilities designed to protect employee devices from ransomware, cryptomining, and fileless malware. AMP for Endpoint combines prevention, detection and response technologies using Cisco’s threat-centric security […]

Challenges, Trends

New Cisco vulnerabilities: Patches for 20 exploits, including three labeled ‘critical’

April 4, 2018

Via: TechGenix

Cisco recently released numerous patches for over 20 vulnerabilities that were a part of its semiannual “Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication” event. According to the press release, most of these vulnerabilities affect Cisco IOS Software […]

Cloud Computing

Cisco launches container platform offering in continued Google collaboration

February 5, 2018


Containers will continue to make a big noise in 2018 – and Cisco has made its own push with the launch of its own container platform in collaboration with Google Cloud. The move, which ‘simplifies and accelerates how application development […]

Cloud Computing

Google, Cisco combine for the hybrid cloud

January 25, 2018

Via: TechGenix

Google and Cisco might be falling behind in the cloud wars, but they aren’t giving up. Their recently announced partnership for the hybrid cloud aims to bring them both forward in the fight against their bigger cloud computing competitors, namely […]

Network Virtualization, Types

Cisco rolls out new storage networking telemetry capabilities

October 26, 2017

Via: ZDNet

As data from critical applications proliferates, customers are looking for deep visibility across the storage network, Cisco says. Cisco on Thursday is introducing a series of new storage area networking (SAN) options that use built-in telemetry to help customers better […]

Cloud Computing

Cisco and Google partner on new hybrid-cloud approach: Goodzilla

October 25, 2017

Via: ZDNet

On October 25th, Cisco and Google announced a new technology partnership, Goodzilla. This will enable Cisco customers to run and move their applications between Cisco-powered data centers and the Google Cloud Platform in a new kind of hybrid cloud. The […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

How Cisco wants to become the Switzerland of the cloud

February 28, 2017

Via: Info World

After years of juggling with different strategies of how to pursue the cloud computing market, Cisco now has what it believes will be a winning one: Become a so-called Switzerland of the cloud. Cisco is not spending billions of dollars […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Cisco positions Spark at the heart of enterprise work

November 3, 2016

Via: Info World

The closely watched launch on Wednesday of Microsoft’s Teams, a rival to chat platforms Slack and HipChat, shows how important this kind of collaboration is for any company that wants to dominate workday life. Cisco Systems is no exception. On […]

Computing, Data Management

Cisco revs up storage connections for data centers and WANs

October 19, 2016

Via: Info World

Data is piling up, and storage keeps getting faster thanks to flash, so the networks that link it all together need to keep up, too. Both traditional Fibre Channel and more general-use protocols used in storage keep steadily ratcheting up […]

Hacking, Security

More than 840,000 Cisco devices are vulnerable to NSA-related exploit

September 22, 2016

Via: Info World

More than 840,000 Cisco networking devices from around the world are exposed to a vulnerability that’s similar to one exploited by a hacking group believed to be linked to the U.S. National Security Agency. The vulnerability was announced by Cisco […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Cisco patches Equation group exploit in IOS, IOS XE, and IOS XR devices

September 20, 2016

Via: Info World

Cisco Systems has patched a vulnerability similar to one exploited by a cyberespionage group believed to be linked to the U.S. National Security Agency. The vulnerability affects networking devices running Cisco’s IOS, IOS XE, and IOS XR operating systems that […]

Application areas, Telecommunication

Cisco patches serious flaws in router and conferencing server software

July 18, 2016

Via: Info World

Cisco Systems released patches this week for several vulnerabilities in its IOS software for networking devices and the Cisco and WebEx conferencing servers. The most serious vulnerability affects the Cisco IOS XR software for the Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) […]

Application areas, Other

IBM and Cisco Team Up to Make Watson Analytics Available to Transform Workplaces

July 12, 2016

Via: Database Trends and Applications

IBM and Cisco are partnering to form a suite of cloud-based workplace tools and applications infused with IBM Watson. As part of the transformation, the Cisco Spark and WebEx collaborative workspace platforms will be integrated with IBM’s cloud collaboration solutions, […]