Cisco pxGrid Aims for Greater Network Security

Cisco is inviting security software developers to create applications for Cisco’s ISE management software with the pxGrid platform.  Cisco officials are using the company’s Identity Services Engine as a cornerstone of an effort to enable third parties to develop applications…
Switchport Security & Configuration

One of the most overlooked security areas is the configuration of individual switchport security configuration. The reason may be that it requires a more granular configuration; this is because a typical configuration requires the knowledge of the specific MAC address(es)…
Routing Information Protocol & RIP Configuration

Introduction to Routing Information Protocol (RIP) IP RIP (Routing Information Protocol) comes in two different versions: 1 and 2. Version 1 is a distance vector protocol (RFC 1058) and Version 2 is a hybrid protocol (RFCs 1721 and 1722). Routing Information Protocol Version 1…