Cisco Enhances Network Security

Context-aware features added to SecureX framework.

By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Posted Mar 2, 2011
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In response to the consumerization of workplace technology that’s changing work patterns and presenting new security challenges, Cisco is revamping its long-term security strategy. By combining a number of formerly separate security technologies, Cisco’s new SecureX framework gives a complete view of who is trying to access the network, what type of device is used, where the device is physically located and what services are requested reports E Week.

"’The more data we get, the better we protect our customers,’ he said. The collected data will be used to improve rules that are published back to the devices. Cisco currently pushes more than 800,000 rules every day, he said, such as botnet traffic rules for the ASA and network traffic patterns.”

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