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  1. cageymaru

    Software Patents Stifle Innovation

    Jonathan Rosenberg is the VP/CTO Collaboration at Cisco, SIP lead author, and a VoIP industry pioneer. He has written a blog post about the vagueness of software patents and how this has created the modern day patent troll. Patent trolls are companies that don't make a product but collect...
  2. cageymaru

    Amazon Web Services to Enter Networking Equipment Market

    Cisco shares were down 5% and lost $11 billion in market capitalization after a report circulated that Amazon Web Services is primed to enter the lucrative network equipment market. It is rumored that Amazon will sell their white-box switches for 70% - 80% less than comparable Cisco solutions...
  3. DooKey

    AMD Welcomes Cisco to the EPYC™ Processor Family

    AMD has scored another partner for their EPYC processors and will be providing processors for new Cisco Rack Server Chassis. This is the first time AMD and Cisco have partnered and AMD is going to help them bring more cores to their servers. This will be Cisco's highest density solution for...
  4. DooKey

    Cisco Pulls All Online Ads From YouTube

    According to a blog entry from Cisco (since removed) they are going to pull all of their online ads from YouTube because they might appear on a channel that shows sensitive or extremist content. This makes sense because back in April CNN reported that ads from 300 companies ran on extremist...
  5. DooKey

    Cisco Warning Smart Install Client Users to Patch and Securely Configure the Software

    Cisco has released a warning to their customers to patch their Smart Install client software (Warning auto play video) because hackers are exploiting a "protocol misuse" issue in the client. These attacks are primarily to critical infrastructure providers according to Cisco and CERT has linked...
  6. DooKey

    Hardcoded Password Found in Cisco Software

    Cisco is constantly releasing security advisories for their products, but the recent advisory has an interesting little tidbit about a hardcoded password. Believe it or not their Prime Collaboration Provisioning software app has a hardcoded password that can be exploited by a local attacker...
  7. FrgMstr

    Cisco VPN Bug Rates 10 Out of 10

    If you are a system admin and use Cisco's ASA OS for network security devices, well, there is an upcoming security issue with your security and you likely need to secure it this week, because the exploit goes public this weekend. This exploit will be attached to the Cisco WEBVPN feature and if...
  8. C

    Nested Setup for UC Lab

    Hello there, I plan on building a nested setup using VMware Workstation with ESxi 6.5 on a Windows 7 system that I will also use for my day-to-day needs (programming, gaming, multimedia etc). The setup will be used for labbing Cisco Unified Communications and also for studying for the VCP and...
  9. Zarathustra[H]

    Cisco Finds Vulnerability in its IOS Software by Reviewing CIA Vault 7 Leak

    Whenever governments or companies release documentation late in the day on a Friday, you can be pretty sure it's something they hope people won't notice. Such is probably the case with CVE-2017-3881, a vulnerability Cisco discovered in its IOS and IOS XE software which could allow an attacker...
  10. W

    Which would you recommend, UBNT or Cisco?

    I'm looking to upgrade my current HP 1810-24 v2 switch. I currently have a UBNT EdgeRouter X as well as several UBNT UAP-AC-LR access points. Right now I'm looking for something that supports layer 3 such as the Ubiquiti 24port EdgeMax (ES-24-LITE) or get a Cisco SG 300-28 28-port. Of these two...
  11. U

    ASA Configuration Woes

    This is basically a copy and paste from the Cisco forums, hopefully another group of eyes can help me here. Issue 1: I have an internal Spiceworks webserver sitting behind a 5512. I can't seem to figure out how to configure hairpin NAT using ASDM. I'm not familiar enough with the CLI anymore...
  12. R

    Can an external client access an FTP server?

    The current network setup is like this: Company A has a network setup consisting of Cisco devices only. It has an FTP server where all files are stored and accessed. Company B has a different setup from A (no networking devices, only a wifi modem), and is in need of certain files from A...
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