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Mar
20
2016
Interview with Anderson Mota Alves, 7x CCIE
Anderson-Mota-Alves-7x-CCIE

This is the first interview on Ciscozine and it is my pleasure and honor to introduce Anderson Mota Alves. With more 15 years of experience in the network consulting, he is a teacher in San Paulo university and have SEVEN CCIE!!! How do you combine study, work and personal life? During my study process combining these three things were one of the greatest difficulties I had to learn how to manage, because I had to spend so many hours of study after work and still save some time to attend to a few meetings with family and friends along the […]

Aug
31
2015
Cisco 2015 Midyear Security Report
Cisco-2015-Midyear-Security-Report

Like every year, Cisco has released the Midyear Security Report. This paper is written to understand how attackers are evolving their techniques to evade defenses, using stealthy tactics based on agility, speed, adaptation, and even destruction. New threat intelligence and trend analysis reveal how attackers use stealthy tactics based on agility, speed, adaptation, and even destruction. During this year, adversaries continue to innovate as they slip into networks undetected and evade security measures:

May
4
2015
Chuck Robbins, the new CEO of Cisco
Chuck-Robbins-the-new-CEO-of-Cisco

Cisco today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Chuck Robbins as Chief Executive Officer effective July 26, 2015. In his previous role as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for Cisco, Chuck Robbins has led the company’s Worldwide Sales Organization and Worldwide Partner Organization. John Chambers, who has led Cisco as its CEO for 20 years, will become the company’s executive chairman. “This is the perfect time for Chuck Robbins to become Cisco’s next Chief Executive Officer. We’ve selected a very strong leader at a time when Cisco is in a very strong position,” said Cisco Chairman and […]

Jan
21
2015
Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report
CVSS-2015

Like every year, Cisco has released the Annual Security Report that is one of the preeminent security reports that examines the latest threat intelligence, providing industry insights, trends and key findings revealing cybersecurity trends. During this year, attackers have become more proficient at taking advantage of gaps in security to evade detection and conceal malicious activity. Security teams, must be constantly improving their approach to protect their organization from these increasingly sophisticated cyber attack campaigns.

Sep
26
2013
WhoisUP v0.2 released!
Whoisup

One year ago, I had published Whoisup v0.1, a script that monitors hosts via ICMP and shows the status in a web page. The script had obtained a good success, so I have decides to continue the WhoisUP project. The version 0.2 has several improvements: Fixed some bugs in the core.php script and in the CSS file Added the warning latency value Added the width index page Added the maintenance mode Added the compact view Added the the core.php check

Sep
18
2012
WhoisUP – Is your host up or down?
Whoisup

During last months, I have not written tutorial about Cisco technology because I have dedicated my free time to write my personal script to monitor hosts, router and so on. Why write a new script and not use a pre-existent script/software? The reasons are different, but in particular three: Surfing the web, I have found software that check hosts with a minute delay (they use crontab…), but in my case I want to check hosts continuously; other software can check hosts continually, but they are too complex for my purpose and they have features don’t needed in my case. They can be too expensive. The second reason […]

Apr
20
2012
Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders competitions
Cisco-Networking-Academy-NetRiders-competitions

NetRiders competitions provide students with hands-on practice and experience in a competitive environment, a chance to test their skills and recognize their weaknesses, showcase their knowledge, and create interactive networking skills as well as new friendships across the world. And for Instructors, this is a great opportunity to lead students and showcase teaching skills as well. Organized by Cisco, these competitions are a great opportunity for Networking Academy students to learn valuable Networking/IT skills through a series of online exams and simulation activities using Cisco Packet Tracer. Competitions are offered for students currently or recently enrolled in a Cisco Networking […]

Feb
10
2012
Cisco 2011 Annual Security Report
Cisco-Annual-Security-Report-2011

The Cisco Annual Security Report provides an overview of the combined security intelligence of the entire Cisco organization. The report encompasses threat information and trends collected between January and November 2011. It also provides a snapshot of the state of security for that period, with special attention paid to key security trends expected for 2012. “The older generation assumes everything is private, except what they choose to make public,” explains David Evans, chief futurist for Cisco. “To the younger generation, everything is public, except what they choose to make private.

Mar
22
2011
March 2011 Bundled Publication Deferred
Cisco-vulnerabilities

Cisco PSIRT regularly discloses vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS Software on the fourth Wednesday in March and September via the Cisco IOS Security Advisory bundle. The next bundled disclosure was planned for Wednesday, March 23, 2011, but Cisco will defer this disclosure until the next scheduled Cisco IOS bundle on September 28, 2011.

Jan
24
2011
Cisco 2010 Annual Security Report
Cisco-2010-Annual-Security-Report

The Cisco® Annual Security Report provides an overview of the combined security intelligence of the entire Cisco organization. The report encompasses threat information and trends collected between January and December 2010. It also provides a snapshot of the state of security for that period, with special attention paid to key security trends expected for 2011. In response to the last decade of cyber-exploits targeting PC operating systems, PC platform and application vendors have shored up security in their products and taken a more aggressive approach to patching vulnerabilities. As a result, scammers are finding it harder to exploit platforms that […]

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