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Cisco Bulking Up Network Security Suite

Tuesday is a big day for Cisco's Borderless Networking division. Included in a broad product rollout are several upgrades to Cisco's networking security portfolio.

Broadly, Cisco is looking to boost the scale and scope of its network security solutions, while also easing the path to deployment and implementation by IT administrators. eSecurity Planet takes a look.


Cisco is updating its security portfolio Tuesday as part of an overall expansion of its Borderless Networking strategy, an upgrade that includes new switching, routing and network management gear. The new security technologies include a high-end ASA security appliance and an updated AnyConnect VPN client.

The central goal for Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) with the new security technologies is to continue to build out the scale and the span of its portfolio as both threats and new deployment methods accelerate. Along with the new technology is a focus from the company on trying to make security technology more usable by enterprise IT administrators.

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Cisco Accelerates Security Portfolio