Matt Peterson of MD Buyline reports on Cisco Systems' recent security woes.
networks, seeks to protect against the threat of this danger by employing 1,500
security engineers, acquiring three IT security companies at $148 million, and
issuing 10 operating system advisors [sic] in the past two years. However, an
information-security researcher had demonstrated at July's Black Hat conference
how Cisco's Internetwork Operating System (IOS) could not only be definitively
shut down but remotely controlled. Cisco later sought a court order to silence
[Hat tip: MD Buyline]