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Internet of Things (IoT)

Build a Highly Secure Network for Tomorrow, Today

The Internet of Things (IoT) converges an organization's existing information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) networks, in addition to potentially billions of sensors, devices, and controllers. This convergence significantly expands security challenges, due to its increased breadth and depth, over existing network connectivity.

Cisco Security Solutions for the IoT-Connected Network

Cisco is addressing these challenges by integrating comprehensive physical and cyber security solutions that span from the cloud to the fog. They address the full attack continuum – before, during, and after an attack.

Cisco IoT security solutions offer:

  • Pervasive security
    Cisco delivers pervasive security throughout the extended network. Cisco physical and cyber security solutions work together to increase overall security posture with little or no human intervention required.
  • The network as a sensor
    Cisco security solutions are integrated throughout the IT and OT networks to deliver superior visibility and control, and enforce network-wide security policies.
  • Organization-driven policies
    Cisco security solutions support IT and SCADA protocols and policies to promote consistent implementation across entire converged IT and OT networks.
  • Actionable security intelligence
    Cisco physical and cyber security solutions produce comprehensive, actionable security intelligence across the extended network.

Cisco Security Delivers Business Outcomes

Customers gain:

  • Integrated physical and cyber security
    Cisco IoT security helps automate actions and delivers continuous, real-time security intelligence.
  • Reduced operating expenses
    Cisco physical and cyber security share common network connectivity allowing physical and cyber security teams to improve the protection of people and assets.
  • Data privacy
    Cisco Identity Services Engine and Cisco TrustSec automate and enforce highly secure access to resources throughout the extended network.
  • Improved situational awareness
    Cisco IoT physical security can enable highly secure access and video surveillance deployments of millions of cameras dispersed across hundreds of locations to be centrally managed.

Cisco Security Product Portfolio

Cloud-Based Threat Protection

Network and Perimeter Security

User- and Group-Based Identity Services

Physical Security

A Vital Element of the IoT

A Vital Element of the IoT

Businesses don't safeguard their IoT solutions, Forrester says. Result: Slower growth. (PDF - 505 KB)

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Reduce Security Risks

Reduce Security Risks

Learn about a new approach to IoT Security (PDF - 220 KB)

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The IoT and Internet of Everything

The IoT and Internet of Everything

Connect people, data, processes, and things.

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