SecureX is something that was a long-time-coming and very welcome now that it’s here. Cisco now has a centralized, cloud-based, integration platform to act as a hub for the plethora of security products in the Cisco portfolio as well as with non-Cisco security products as well! With this centralized platform approach, there are many functions … Continue reading Introducing SecureX Device Insights – Looking for Testers
I recently presented a CCIE Security webinar on this topic because it's a topic that is poorly documented and even not very well understood. Naturally, that is something I want to change, and the exact type of thing that this blog is exists for! This blog post will dive into how ISE works with mobile … Continue reading Posture w/ ISE & Mobile – the stuff no one talks about
I'm posting this blog with intentions of helping you with some best practices around your Cisco AnyConnect Remote-Access VPN (aka: RA-VPN) configuration. With these best practices, I will try to include the different thought-patterns around "why" a company might choose to deploy 1 way or another, but my recommendations will still stand as MY best practice, which also matches what the AnyConnect business unit at Cisco recommends, as well.
Brief understanding of what Zero Trust is, what the history is that got us where we are today, and what gap exists between true ZT & the capabilities in the industry today.
The idea for this blog post came to me during a discussion around some recent research performed by Cisco's Talos threat research group. The post: Advanced Mobile Malware Campaign in India uses Malicious MDM authored by Warren Mercer, Paul Rascagneres and Andrew Williams and the follow-up post containing additional research found here: Part-2. In this … Continue reading Security of the Modern Mobile OS
In order to use Cisco Security Connector (CSC) for iOS, the endpoint must first be in supervised mode and managed by an MDM. The easiest way to manage Apple iOS devices is to use Apple's Device Enrollment Program (DEP); which is now rolled into their new Apple Business Manager (ABM) program. However, there are certainly … Continue reading Using Configurator 2 to prep iOS for CSC
So I am often asked this question, so I figured I would blog it & then be able to just send a link to the blog to the next person(s) who ask this question. The magic question I'm referring to is: "how do I configure an email notification for events in AMP". I guess I … Continue reading Configuring Notifications with Cisco AMP
Researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum & New York University Abu Dhabi have uncovered a new attack against devices using the Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network protocol. LTE, which is a form of 4G, is a mobile communications standard used by billions of devices and the largest cellular providers around the world. In other words, the attack can … Continue reading Protecting iOS against the aLTEr attacks
I have had many people ask me about what Cisco Live is like, from my perspective as a long-time attendee and a member of the Hall of Fame Elite for speakers. While my perspective may be a bit different than your average attendee, I thought I’d give it a shot and write it up. Cisco … Continue reading My experience at Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando
The date was June 26th 2017. Cisco’s CEO, Chuck Robbins, was delivering his keynote at Cisco Live US in Las Vegas. Out comes a very special guest, Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, who sat on a stool next to Chuck & they announced a few things to the world that were coming out of the Apple|Cisco … Continue reading Workaround to restore a non-supervised iOS backup onto a supervised iOS phone