Cyberspace Action for Education

Strengthen Cyberspace Security

Get validated solutions for internet security. (PDF - 103 KB)

Cyberspace Security for 21st-Century Education

Cyberspace threats are challenging campuses everywhere. The Cisco Cyberspace Action for Education (CAFE) initiative promotes Internet security awareness in the education community.

CAFE arms students, parents, and school administrators with information to help them improve online security. It also delivers a highly effective security portfolio backed by customized Cisco SAFE Security Architectures for education. The holistic security features include:

  • Firewall
  • Web security
  • Network Admission Control (NAC)
  • Physical security
  • Professional services

Solution Overviews

Safety and Security Solutions for Schools
Promote 21st century learning with highly secure networks and safe campuses. (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Cisco Services for CAFE
Cisco and our partners help schools meet their unique security needs and mandates. (PDF - 476 KB)

School Information Security
This executive thought leadership paper explores school network security. (PDF - 155 KB)

Case Studies

Enumclaw School District
Enumclaw uses a Cisco IronPort appliance to block web-borne threats at the gateway. (PDF - 145 KB)

Providence Day School
School securely extends access to the network for digital learning.

Cisco SAFE Architectures and Blueprints

Design Guide
The Service-Ready Architecture for Schools was carefully designed to reduce overall costs.

Glimpse the benefits of the Cisco SAFE Security Architecture for Schools. (PDF - 516 KB)

The Cisco SAFE Security Architecture takes an in-depth, holistic approach to security. (PDF - 278 KB)

Products and Services

Cisco ASA 5500 Series
Cisco adaptive security appliances help enhance network security and cut costs.

Cisco IronPort Web Security
Secure and control your web traffic with advanced tools on a single platform.

Cisco Physical Security
Easily integrate video surveillance and access control into your infrastructure.

Cisco Professional Services
Get help planning, deploying, and configuring best-in-class security solutions.

Cisco Security Portfolio
Protect your asset and empower your workforce.