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Router Security

The most trusted compute technology

When it comes to protecting your network, the hardware you choose matters. Cisco routers and compute platforms contain the latest advancements in trustworthy technology, and the most rigorous supply chain processes.

Secure your foundation

With Cisco router security, your networking products contain the most advanced secure component technologies and security services. We can help protect against such external and internal threats as supply chain attacks, firmware exploits, software manipulation, hardware tampering and more.


Secure your network foundation with trustworthy technologies embedded across multiple platforms.


Highly secure construction and components help achieve data privacy and cybersecurity requirements.


Deploy multilayered security functions in a single, industry-leading platform.


Achieve the protection of a security stack while sacrificing neither performance nor quality.

Ensuring trust through technology

Secure components

Protect your network foundation against internal threats, tampering and hardware exploits

Value chain security

Cisco continually assesses, monitors, and improves the security of our value chain throughout the entire lifecycle of our platforms.

Multilayered threat defense

Cisco routing and compute platforms allow for integrated security services such as firewalling, IPS, URL filtering, and more. Improve your security with a multilayered defense.

IT service provider secures WAN edge

"With the ASR 1000 router, we can secure the data center and have wire-speed routing capabilities, eliminating the need for a dedicated firewall appliance. Its IOS XE-based, zone-based firewall and dynamic routing capabilities integrate smoothly into our existing network, securing the network zones while keeping full dynamic routing."

Michael Kunze, head of Global Voice and Data Communications, Sycor

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Unlock your network's full potential with Cisco Services

Securely adopt Cisco SD-WAN with ease and confidence. Accelerate your intent-based networking journey with our expert guidance. See solution overview.

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Secure your new cloud edge

Get insights from Gartner on how the best solution provides a highly secure and flexible SD-WAN fabric from the branch to the cloud edge.

Take security outside the office

Users connect from many locations and devices. They no longer need the VPN to get work done--they use cloud services. What if you had a fast, easy way to protect users anywhere they access the Internet?

New platforms

With so much invested in research and development, Cisco stays at the forefront of networking and router security technologies. Check out our latest products and find a platform to fulfill your needs.

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