The Cisco TAC Security Podcast Series is created by Cisco TAC engineers. Each episode provides an in-depth technical discussion of Cisco product security features, with emphasis on troubleshooting.
TAC Security Podcast #58 - Thoughts on Pursuing the CCIE Security v6 in the Pandemic
The podcast team welcomes newcomer guests Nic Conroy and Zack McIntosh to discuss their experiences with the CCIE Security certification and the recent changes in the latest version 6 of the exam. They review study strategies for the practical exam, effective virtualization options, and how to emotionally cope with the challenges that come with taking on the formidable task. Discover why now is a great time to begin your CCIE journey during the 2020 lockdowns and hear their valuable insights to help you along the way.
TAC Security Podcast #57 - Maximizing AnyConnect Performance During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this episode, the podcast team welcomes back two former hosts Wen and Jay along with a special guest Shannon Wellington to discuss the recent phenomenon of rapid Remote-Access VPN (RAVPN) AnyConnect traffic spikes across the globe as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic that is pushing people to work from home. This includes discussions about issues being seen in the Cisco TAC as well as steps that can be taken to maximize performance through configuration changes and deployment modifications. We also touch on what network administrators need to consider to take a holistic approach from a policy and network capacity perspective as they navigate these unprecedented times.
TAC Security Podcast #56 - A Sneak Peek Inside Talos with Geoff Serrao
The podcast team sits down with talented and experienced Talos Research Engineer Geoff Serrao to talk about major vulnerabilities such as Eternal Blue, Heartbleed, and Shellshock. We also discuss persistent threats and how extensive Talos research and testing works tirelessly and around the clock to keep Cisco customers safe across the globe.
TAC Security Podcast #55 - Firepower 6.4 and Other Ramblings
The podcast team welcomes two fellow NGFW Technical Leader newcomers to the program in Foster Lipkey and Justin Roberts. From the Cisco office in Maryand, we discuss new feature and changes in the Firepower 6.4 release as well as some upcoming news about Cisco Live 2019 in San Diego.
TAC Security Podcast #54 - A Discussion on Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) with the Experts
In the Cisco Live US 2018 speaker room: The podcast team steals a few minutes from Cisco ETA and Stealthwatch experts Matt Robertson and Darrin Miller to discuss the basics of the technology and how it is helping organizations in detecting malicious content in network traffic as it increasingly goes dark (becomes encrypted).
TAC Security Podcast #53 - Thoughts on Security at Cisco Live US 2018 in Orlando
The team goes on-site in the Cisco Live Speaker room in Orlando to pick the brains of some of the best in the business. Cisco Principal Engineers Aaron Woland and Jeff Fanelli fill us in on what's new in the Cisco Security space and give an inside look at the life of a Cisco Live Speaker.