The Lippis Report Issue 48: Cisco Moves to Proactive Security Management

May 3rd, 2005

Cisco has become the largest network security provider in the industry. Its self defending network strategy, and the adaptive threat defense and network admission control (NAC) initiatives offer both thought leadership and the broadest range of products in the security industry. What Cisco is doing is putting ?¬¢‚Äö√ᬮ?√¨automated" protections into the network to defend against the harmful effects of viruses, worms and exploits propagating throughout an enterprise network. I´ve spent some time with Cisco´s security experts and what´s impressive is the depth and breadth of their thinking. In short, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer should personally thank John Chambers for the investment he is making in network security to fix what is mostly a Microsoft inflicted industry problem. But that´s a topic for Nick´s blog
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