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Cisco IoT Threat Defense

Detect, block, and respond to IoT threats

The Internet of Things is altering our society. We’ll see innovations in medical care, manufacturing, and utility services, among other advances. But for the IoT to truly fulfill its promise, it must be secured. Cisco IoT Threat Defense blends our security architecture and services to help you defend your IoT devices and keep your business running.

IoT Threat Defense works through…


Get extensible, scalable protection against external attacks and compromised IoT devices.

Secure remote access

Provide highly secure access to trusted third parties while maintaining visibility and control.

Visibility and analysis

Analyze both your network and external traffic to detect and block threats.

Security services

Get expert guidance to assess risk, design solutions, and effectively respond to incidents.

Use IoT Threat Defense for…


Protect control systems from attacks and human error without affecting service delivery.

    Electric utilities

    Defend your assets from malware and intrusion while maintaining visibility and control.


      Defend connected medical devices from intrusion, manipulation, and loss of control.

      What’s inside Cisco IoT Threat Defense

      Cisco Identity Services Engine

      Gain awareness of everything hitting your network. Provide access consistently and efficiently. Relieve the stress of complex access management.

      Cisco Stealthwatch

      Get visibility and security intelligence across the extended enterprise. 

      Cisco Umbrella

      Use our cloud security platform as the first line of defense against threats on the Internet.

      Cisco Next-Generation Firewalls

      Stop threats, see what's happening on your network, and reduce costs with our threat-focused next-generation firewall appliances.

      Cisco AnyConnect

      AnyConnect simplifies secure endpoint access and helps keep your organization safe and protected.

      Featured technologies

      Cisco AMP

      Quickly detect, contain, and remove advanced malware with continuous network analysis.

      Cisco CTA

      Block attempts to establish a presence in your environment with Cognitive Threat Analytics.

      Securely deliver your critical initiatives

      Decision makers recognize that the IoT is an opportunity for innovation and competitive differentiation. Our experts can make recommendations that are tailored to your key business goals.

      Determine your risk posture

      Use our a network penetration assessment to detect security weaknesses that attackers are likely to exploit.

      Plan for success

      Design a segmentation strategy that reduces risk, simplifies your audit profile, and protects your business.

      Gain operational resilience

      Improve your understanding of your operations and infrastructure. Prepare an incident response plan.

      Defend the promise of the IoT

      Defending IoT devices at scale is a challenge for many. Learn how Cisco can help you.


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