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5 High Impact Flaws Affect Cisco Routers, Switches, IP Phones and Cameras

5 High Impact Flaws Affect Cisco Routers, Switches, IP Phones and Cameras
February 05, 2020Swati Khandelwal
Several Cisco-manufactured network equipments have been found vulnerable to five new security vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to take complete control over them, and subsequently, over the enterprise networks they power. Four of the five high-severity bugs are remote code execution issues affecting Cisco routers, switches, and IP cameras, whereas the fifth vulnerability is a denial-of-service issue affecting Cisco IP phones. Collectively dubbed ' CDPwn ,' the reported vulnerabilities reside in the various implementations of the Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) that comes enabled by default on virtually all Cisco devices and can not be turned OFF. Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) is an administrative protocol that works at Layer 2 of the Internet Protocol (IP) stack. The protocol has been designed to let devices discover information about other locally attached Cisco equipment in the same network. According to a report Armis research team shared with The Hacker N

Price Dropped: Get Lifetime Access to Cisco Certification Courses 2019

Price Dropped: Get Lifetime Access to Cisco Certification Courses 2019
August 12, 2019The Hacker News
With the migration of governments and enterprises towards controller-based architectures, the role of a core network engineer has become more important than ever. Today, majority of interconnected wide area networks (WANs) and local area networks (LANs) in the world run on Cisco routers and other Cisco networking equipment, and therefore most organizations need network engineers to maintain and program these networks. So, if you are looking forward to making career advancement in networking, then Cisco's CCNA and CCNP certifications are one of the most highly reputed entry-level networking certifications in the industry. While CCNA, or Cisco Certified Network Associate, is for entry-level network engineers to maximize their foundational networking knowledge, CCNP or Cisco Certified Network Professional is intended for professionals to implement, maintain and plan Cisco's wide range of high-end network solution products. But how long have you wanted to take CCNA and

Cisco Training Courses | Online CCNA, CCNP Certification Training

Cisco Training Courses | Online CCNA, CCNP Certification Training
November 15, 2017The Hacker News
As governments and enterprises migrate toward controller-based architectures, the role of a core network engineer are evolving and more important than ever. There is a growing number of jobs in Networking, but if you lack behind, you need to pass some certification exams to enter into this industry and get a significant boost in your IT career. If you are looking forward to making career advancement in Networking, then Cisco Certifications — CCNA and CCNP — are one of the most highly reputed entry-level networking certifications in the industry. While CCNA, or Cisco Certified Network Associate, is for entry-level network engineers to maximise their foundational networking knowledge, CCNP or Cisco Certified Network Professional is intended for professionals to implement, maintain and plan Cisco's wide range of high-end network solution products. But how long have you wanted to take CCNA and CCNP training classes to achieve the certifications, only to realise the cost is simpl

Cisco to Buy OpenDNS Company for $635 Million

Cisco to Buy OpenDNS Company for $635 Million
July 01, 2015Mohit Kumar
Cisco, a networking giant that offers traditional network edge protection, has announced that the company is buying cloud-based security company OpenDNS for $635 Million . Yes, OpenDNS , whose Domain Name Services (DNS) you might have used to avoid regional restrictions or to improve your Internet connection. However, Cisco is not making the acquisition of OpenDNS for any of the above reasons. Instead, the networking giant says it will boost its own cloud security, adding "broad visibility and threat intelligence from the OpenDNS cloud-delivered platform." The aim is to offer you the protection against cyber attacks on your corporate network from any device, anywhere, anytime, and to predict threats before they strike. Hilton Romanski , who leads business development at Cisco, wrote in his blog post : "The acquisition will extend our ability to provide customers enhanced visibility and threat protection for unmonitored and potentially unsecure entry
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