Cisco Debuts IoT Threat Defense Platform
Cisco is tackling Internet of Things (IoT) security at scale with its new IoT Threat Defense Platform.
The solution encompasses a set of integrated security technologies from the networking giant that work in concert to protect expansive enterprise IoT deployment from attackers. Cisco IoT Threat Defense Platform harnesses the network segmentation capabilities found in TrustSec with Stealthwatch's network behavior analytics and the device visibility provided by the company's access control platform, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine).
"A characteristic of the IoT is that it opens a multitude of attack vectors," Said Marc Blackmer, product marketing manager of Industrial Solution at Cisco's Security Business Group. " Now, organizations need to be aware of, not just what servers and workstations are online, but whether their HVAC system or connected lighting have been mistakenly connected to the Internet." Read the full article here.