Cisco released a security advisory for a dangerous VPN bug discovered by NCC Group. The vulnerability found in the WebVPN feature of the company's Adaptive Security Appliance software may be exploited by hackers to take full control of systems.
Security January 31, 2018
As the third major ransomware outbreak of the year, Bad Rabbit has infected organizations across Russia and other countries in Eastern Europe, demanding 0.05 Bitcoin or about $285 to decrypt locked-up files.
Security October 26, 2017
Cisco has agreed to purchase software maker AppDynamics for $3.7 billion. The acquisition comes right before AppDynamics was supposed to go public in the first tech IPO for the year.
Business Tech January 25, 2017
Cisco and Fortinet acknowledged that the data leaked recently by the hacking organization the Shadow Brokers is legitimate. The firewalls from the two firms were compromised some years ago, but fixes were recently deployed.
Security August 18, 2016
Cisco has announced plans to cut 5,500 employees, equivalent to 7 percent of the company's workforce, beginning this summer. The networking firm is looking to slash costs and will reinvest the savings into businesses that it expects to flourish.
Business Tech August 17, 2016
IBM and Cisco are combining their enterprise-related applications to produce highly efficient programs for the work sector. These app collaborations are expected to improve workflows found in an office setting to boost productivity.
Business Tech July 2, 2016
Cisco Systems announced its plan to acquire cloud-based IoT service platform Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion. The deal is expected to close by Q3 2016.
Deals February 4, 2016
Cisco has launched the Cloud Consumption service, which will help organizations better deal with shadow IT. Shadow IT refers to the use of applications unauthorized by a company.
Business January 14, 2016
Cisco reported that the newly-released iOS 9 has a connectivity bug that affects SSL VPN clients. DNS resolution failures prevent users from connecting to their VPNs.
Apps/Software September 24, 2015
The Alliance for Open Media project is committed to developing next-generation video formats, codec and technologies 'in the public interest.'
Internet September 3, 2015
Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Amazon, Cisco, Intel and Netflix have formed the Alliance for Open Media, which will look to develop a new open source format for videos.
Internet September 2, 2015
Two of Silicon Valley’s biggest players are teaming up in a partnership that takes its aim at the lucrative $3 trillion enterprise technology market.
Business September 1, 2015
As Microsoft rolls out the much-awaited Windows 10 OS, hackers are taking advantage of the public frenzy by sending out ransomware emails to unsuspecting users who are eager to get the free upgrade.
Apps/Software August 3, 2015
Cisco announces plan to acquire cloud-based security company OpenDNS for $635 million. The move, which is scheduled to close in the first quarter of 2016, is the company’s latest attempt to enhance its security business.
Business July 1, 2015
Cisco has made available patches for three virtual products that shipped with default Secure Shell (SSH) encryption key vulnerabilities. The three products are Cisco's ESav, WSav and SMAv.
Apps/Software June 30, 2015
The latest forecast from Cisco says that India will earn massive growth on its annual Internet Protocol traffic from 2014 up to 2019. The company attributes the growth to increasing access to mobile devices and demand for video content services.
Internet June 1, 2015
Cisco has acquired Tropo, which provides cloud-based API platforms. Thanks to the acquisition, Cisco will be able to offer a 'collaboration platform-as-a-service.'
Deals May 9, 2015
The Rombertik virus self-destructs your computer once you detect the malware. The virus erases the partition sector of the hard drive and forces a machine restart when it senses detection.
Apps/Software May 8, 2015
In an attempt to curb the unemployment rate in America, President Obama unveiled his $100 million TechHire initiative.
Society March 10, 2015
More than 300 firms, from Silicon Valley to Wall Street, file an amicus brief stating the business case for allowing same-sex marriage.
Legal March 6, 2015
Cisco is forecasting a 10-fold increase in mobile data over a five-year period. By 2019 the world will use as much mobile data each month as it did during the entire year of 2014.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 3, 2015
Increasing competition is forcing Oracle to shed off its brand image as a provider of expensive servers.
January 23, 2015
The smartphone patent wars are drawing to a close. Is this the start of a more mature industry that focuses on competing in the market and not in the courtroom?
Deals December 24, 2014
Cisco has developed a new program of analyzing a flood of data in support of the Internet of Things. It is designed to cater to a range of markets, from retail and telecommunications to events and mobility.
Internet December 13, 2014
EMC's third-quarter earnings were up year-over-year, but results are not stellar. Meanwhile, the storage company is aiming to grab majority control of VCE, a joint venture created with Cisco.
Business October 22, 2014
Cisco will be laying off 8 percent of its global employee head count as the company continues to struggle in emerging markets and sales.
Business August 14, 2014
A new study by Cisco reveals cybersecurity work has a long way to go in terms of getting better. The report shows numerous weaknesses that need addressing in the enterprise.
Internet August 5, 2014
A year after working together to push the deployment of cloud services, Microsoft and Cisco have formed a new partnership to strengthen the integration of hardware and software at data centers. The pair will invest hardware, software, marketing and engineering over the course of the three-year deal.
Deals July 15, 2014
Facebook has developed its own open switch technology. It is, in many ways, a direct competitor to Cisco and its massive networking capacity.
Apps/Software June 20, 2014
Facebook is trying to redefine networking with a new open-source switch that functions pretty much like a server that more engineers can work with, while Cisco, Dell and other bigwigs try to catch up.
Business June 20, 2014
The smart home space that Apple is looking to make a play in is one of the larger components of the IoT. You can expect all the major players to grab for a piece of this pie as the category evolves.
Gadgets May 28, 2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) takes complete hold of our lives by 2025, study says.
Gadgets May 14, 2014
Cisco is hoping that another $150 million for Internet of Things will help startups. But many wonder if it is too much.
Business May 8, 2014
Google has rolled out Chromebox for Meetings for $999 in the U.S. and it is set to hit other countries within the next few months, a move that may kill its rivals, such as Cisco and Polycom, in the video conferencing hardware business.
Gadgets February 8, 2014
Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers pushed for the "Internet of Everything" at the recently concluded International CES in Las Vegas.
Internet January 13, 2014
The EU has ruled in favor of the Microsoft-Skype deal, despite reservations from Cisco.
Legal December 12, 2013
Cisco announced its Q1 results for fiscal 2014 postings profits, but the company's gloomy outlook prompted its share to drop.
Money November 15, 2013
Cisco Systems Inc and Facebook Inc said on Wednesday they will work with big businesses such as hotels and retailers to provide free wireless Internet access to consumers who sign in using a Facebook log-in.
Business October 3, 2013