Cisco Systems

Changing motivations have made profit-minded hackers a clear and present danger

Common images of black-hat hackers generally involve basements, pizza, and poor hygiene. Yet as the volume and breadth of attacks continue to soar …

Cybersecurity

Transforming Healthcare

The healthcare industry is changing rapidly as increased connectivity improves efficiencies and innovation drives better outcomes across the board. When hospitals go digital, they can coordinate better care, keep patients safer, and create experiences that lead to improved health outcomes. And all …

Health Care

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Is Now the Largest Blockchain Consortium

Even since the potential uses of blockchain technology started gathering attention, many entities have begun joining forces to create consortiums and …

Bitcoin

Cisco deal is big win for local tech entrepreneurs

Back in 2011, Patrick Crowley realized that the spread of encryption and cloud computing created big problems for traditional cybersecurity …

St. Louis

Cyber War Is Hell: Cisco Posts Grim Email Crime Forecast

There are two main takeaways in Cisco’s “2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report:”<p>Criminals are moving toward Destruction of Service attacks.<br>• Email has …

Cybersecurity

Destruction of service attacks an existential threat to business, says Cisco

Such is the rapid evolution of security threats and the growing magnitude of attacks that we will soon see the emergence of extremely destructive …

Cybersecurity

Arista -4.3% as ITC keeps Cisco-related import ban in place

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) has slipped 4.3% after hours after the International Trade Commission has denied its request to set aside a ban on …

Fortune 500

Cisco Cybersecurity Report: Exploit Kits Down, Email Malware Up

Cisco released its 2017 mid-year cybersecurity report showing some important trends in corporate cybersecurity, including a decline in use of exploit …

Cybersecurity

Opinion: Don’t fall for the biggest misconception about the FAANG stocks

Every time I write a column about the high-flying FAANG stocks, especially when I compare them with the internet bubble of the late 1990s, I get the same response from Kool-Aid-drinking readers: These companies make lots of money; the dot-coms didn’t, so there’s a reason these stocks can keep going …

Stocks

Cisco predicts a major increase in cyberattacks designed to destroy systems

Cisco researchers are predicting more and larger cyberattacks that have the goal of destroying their targets systems, instead of financial gain or …

Cybersecurity

Consumer 2020: Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Enables a New Generation of Retail and Experience Strategies

Retail and Hospitality<p>Brian McDonald - July 20, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>Leading into 2020, picture a world where Millennials are the shoppers in store with THEIR kids, and Gen Z, your teenagers, the “partial attention generation”, is the new growth demographic for retailers. So the definition of consumers …

Trends

Threats with Escalating Impact: Announcing the Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

Security<p>David Ulevitch - July 20, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>It’s time again for our Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR), which offers updates on the security research and insights revealed in the recent Annual Cybersecurity Report. The unsettling news at this halfway point in the year is that the bad actors …

Cybersecurity

Google and Citrix expand partnership to improve enterprise cloud solutions

Google (GOOG, GOOGL) announces a partnership extension with Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) to help enterprise customers use their desktop infrastructure and …

Google Cloud Platform

Word on the Street: Cisco Partners

Cisco Blog > Partner<p>Partner<p>Rick Snyder - July 20, 2017 - 0 Comments<p><b>Partner feedback is at the core of everything we do at Cisco.</b><p>Talking with partners is one of the best parts of my job. Over the last few months, I’ve been traveling across the Americas attending a number of partner events – …

Shaping the Future of Work: Three Questions to Ask

Innovation<p>Kate O'Keeffe - July 20, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>What will work look like in 10 years? We’ve heard a lot about the ways new technologies—artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics and the like—will disrupt work as we know it.<p>Will we have a shiny new future, where machines take over …

Intelligence

iOS Simulator on steroids: Tips & Tricks

iOS Simulator is an integral part of any iOS development process. We just can’t ignore it. New Simulator from Xcode 9 brings a lot of useful tricks, …

US Corporate Cash Pile $1.84 Trillion Says Moody's - Doesn't Matter A Darn, Not Even Apple's Stash

There are interesting and useful things we can worry about in corporate America but that there’s a cash pile of $1.84 trillion out there, as reported by Moody’s, isn’t one of them. We can indeed think a little about why they’re hoarding cash, how we might change the tax system to lessen their …

Alphabet Inc.

How we’re partnering with Citrix to deliver cloud-based desktop apps

Businesses of all types are accelerating their transition to the cloud, and for many, desktop infrastructure and applications are part of this …

Google Cloud Platform

2 Stocks With Better Dividends Than NVIDIA Corporation -- The Motley Fool

A paltry yield combined with a sky-high valuation makes NVIDIA a poor dividend stock.<p>Graphics-chip company <b>NVIDIA</b> (NASDAQ:NVDA) isn't much of a …

Stocks

What SDN is and where it’s going

Forrester analyst Andre Kindness says a lot of clients ask him how they should think about software-defined networking (SDN), which has been heralded …

Forrester

More Than 150 Organizations Are Working Together to Support the Growth of Ethereum

A Growing Blockchain<p>Owing perhaps to the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, several corporations have taken it upon themselves to learn a thing …

Ethereum

VR for good | The Network | The Network

Two years ago, a phalanx of UNICEF fundraisers took to the streets in 40 countries, offering passersby the chance to view a virtual reality (VR) video via a Google Cardboard headset. Called <i>Clouds Over Sidra,</i> the eight-minute 360-degree film allowed viewers to experience a day in the life of a …

Virtual Reality

Ethereum Enterprise Alliance Welcomes Big Names Including Mastercard And Cisco

Interesting things are happening for the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance these days. This open-source blockchain initiative is attracting a lot of …

Ethereum

Protecting Your Border or Offering a Service to Others? Part 1

Cloud<p>Luca Relandini - July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>In the previous posts (1 and 2) we talked about how technical innovation (in networking and containers) can address an operational challenge involving different stakeholders within an organisation.<p>In the next two starting today, we zoom out to see …

​Cisco among the 34 new members of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance | ZDNet

The networking giant joins the likes of Microsoft, Mastercard, and Intel as members of the alliance that connects enterprises with Ethereum …

Bitcoin

The story behind simplified flash storage from Cisco, Pure team-up

In light of industry consolidation around providing complete, turnkey solutions to customers, Cisco Systems Inc. and Pure Storage Inc. teamed up to …

Tech Industry

An easy way to measure computer reboot and logon times

Hello It Professionals. Robert M. Smith here with some information on measuring reboot and logon times using a Sysinternals' tool; Process Monitor. …

Linux

Who the funk is Hive-IO? It's where Atlantis assets have buzzed off to

Hive-IO has bought certain assets of Atlantis Computing, a struggling supplier of VDI and hyperconverged infrastructure software, for undisclosed …

Miller/Howard Strategic Dividend Index Top Gain Dogs For Summer: Consumer Cyclical & Financial Services

M/H Strategic Dividend Index (SDI) selection criteria are: (1) Dividend yield; (2) Asset valuation; (3) Profitability; (4) Estimated growth of yield; …

Investing

Box Loses One of Its Top Managers, but Gains a Former Apple Exec -- The Motley Fool

Onetime Apple vice president Stephanie Carullo is named Box's new COO.<p>If you're an ambitious tech company and you lose a long-serving top manager, …

Stocks