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Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition, is a Cisco-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNA Security 640-554 foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge needed to secure Cisco networks. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. This book focuses on using Cisco IOS routers to protect the network by capitalizing on their advanced features as a perimeter router, firewall, intrusion prevention system, and site-to-site VPN device. The book also covers the use of Cisco Catalyst switches for basic network security, the Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS), and the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA).
Cisco helps IT teams better understand network behavior and predict issues with new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. Since its introduction two years ago, Cisco's intent-based networking has reinvented how networks are built and managed. Cisco is furthering this effort through multidomain integrations designed to provide end-to-end security, segmentation and application experience. Cisco is delivering these new software advancements via software subscriptions, granting customers access to ongoing innovation. SAN DIEGO, California – Cisco Live U.S. – Today, Cisco announces software innovations designed to make managing and securing networks easier.
Networking rivals Arista and Cisco have reached an agreement in a years-long court battle over patent infringement and antitrust claims. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday, Arista said it's agreed to pay Cisco $405 million to dismiss all pending district court and ITC litigation between the two companies. As part of the deal, Cisco will grant Arista a release from all claims of infringement in pending litigation. In turn, Arista will drop antitrust claims lodged against Cisco. "These mutual releases will extend to the [Arista's] and Cisco's customers, contract manufacturers, and partners," per the SEC the filing.
Cisco released security updates for Cisco IOS XE OS to address a critical flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-12643, that could be exploited by a remote attacker to bypass authentication. "On August 28th, 2019, Cisco published a Security Advisory titled "Cisco REST API Container for Cisco IOS XE Software Authentication Bypass Vulnerability", disclosing an internally found vulnerability which affects the Cisco REST API container for Cisco IOS XE." reads an advisory published by CISCO PSIRT. "An exploit could be used to bypass authentication on Cisco routers configured with the REST API support for Cisco IOS XE Software." The vulnerability resides in the Cisco REST API container, an attacker could exploit the flaw to submit commands through the REST API that will be executed on the vulnerable device. The REST API container provides an alternative interface of RESTful APIs that allows managing devices running Cisco IOS-XE Software.