CVE-2017-3881 How to Mitigate CIA Vault 7 Exploits on Your Cisco Switches

Posted by John Marrett on Mar 22, 2017 11:04:46 AM

The threat
Two weeks ago WikiLeaks released Vault 7, a large collection of documents that they claim were taken from the CIA. While the CIA has not confirmed this release, there's little question that the leaked information comes from a nation state level intelligence service and contains extensive details regarding exploits and tradecraft targeting a wide variety of service providers, vendors, and equipment. Wikileaks has thus far attempted to redact detailed exploit information and has announced their intention to work with the impacted parties to address these vulnerabilities.

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Topics: CVE-2017-3881, vault 7, cisco switches, IOS Telnet

Troubleshooting Cisco Jabber - Tips and Insights

Posted by Stack8 Marketing on Mar 16, 2017 9:46:00 AM

 

Jabber gives you and your team the freedom to be productive from anywhere, on any device. Cisco Jabber enables you to access presence, instant messaging (IM), voice, video, voice messaging, desktop sharing, and conferencing Instantly.

But Jabber can also be challenging. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help you get the most out of this tool.

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Topics: Jabber, cisco jabber

Use of Scripting to Identify Devices Affected by the Clock Signaling Field Notice

Posted by John Marrett on Mar 13, 2017 2:03:43 PM

By now you have likely heard about the "Clock Signaling Component" issue affecting a broad range of Cisco products. If you haven't a number of Cisco products are affected by an issue that will cause them to fail during normal operation, once they fail they will stop functioning completely and can not be powered back on. You can learn more about the affected devices on the notice page

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Topics: UC managed Services, Cisco Clock Issue

Get the Most From Your Cisco Jabber with these Helpful Features

Posted by Ben Petroff on Mar 9, 2017 8:53:47 AM

 

Your business uses Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) and has integrated Cisco Jabber for your team. How can you get more out of your Jabber tool? This post highlights several interesting features that are not widely used but will enhance your experience using Cisco Jabber. 

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Topics: CUCM, cisco jabber, Cisco CUCM

EPC & EPCM: The Stone in Your Boot…The Telecommunication Quagmire

Posted by Stack8 Marketing on Feb 28, 2017 9:23:58 AM

Compiled by Steven Mulherron & Nathalie Bechbache Stack8 Project Management and Governance Office

For Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services firms, failure to maintain communication control is not an option. 

Complex operations and data requirements, coupled with highly collaborative work processes, often between multiple on-site and off-site locations rely upon robust telecommunications and collaboration tools. These communication challenges are further compounded by the scope of deliverables, schedules, and price sets.

Inability to meet prescribed performance guarantees can put the future of the project at risk. In addition, performance and scheduled liquidated damages increase costs which can potentially eliminate or negatively impact profitability.

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Topics: EPC, unified communications, EPCM

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