Cisco today announced a redesign of the Cisco associate-level certification programs and the evolution of the CCNA certification to CCNA Routing and Switching certification.
Instead of improving it, an implementation issue has left a "limited" number of Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE releases with a weaker password hashing algorithm, making new passwords more susceptible to brute-force attacks, Cisco warns in a recently released advisory.
"Think globally, act locally" is a phrase now cliche because it expresses an incontrovertible and immediately graspable truth.
Network speed, latency, and greater network port density in a single unit are key considerations for customers deploying virtualized data centers and moving to a managed cloud environment where microseconds count, and physical data center real estate is limited.
Cisco released findings from two global studies that provide a vivid picture of the rising security challenges that businesses, IT departments and individuals face, particularly as employees become more mobile in blending work and personal lifestyles throughout their waking hours.
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