Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls 2018

Security landscape is evolving fast, so fast detection and mitigation is important for customers.   Many enterprises are looking to firewall vendors to provide cloud-based malware detection instances to aid them in their advanced threat detection efforts, as a cost-effective alternative to stand-alone sandboxing appliances. SSL Decryption is one of the key topics, since TLS 1.2 Continue Reading »

Cisco Firepower Forbidden- you don’t have permission to access

After re-image FPR2110 from FTD to ASA9.8.2, the chassis (FXOS) mgmt interface UI become unaccesible giving the following error “Forbidden- you don’t have permission to access / on this server”. In a nutshell, i could access FXOS via SSH and ASA (SSH & HTTPS) but the FXOS Chassis Management was broken. After spend some time, Continue Reading »

Be a Cisco Champion 2019

Cisco Champion program is looking for the best and the brightes tech enthusiasts who are also active members of the community. If this sounds like you, then submit your application for the 2019 Cisco Champion Program. Cisco Champions are an elite group of technical experts who are passionate about IT and enjoy sharing their knowledge, Continue Reading »

Juniper Cross-Track Recertification for Associate-Level Exams

Do you have an associate-level exam that is coming up for renewal? Rather than retaking the same exam, you can now recertify your certification by passing another associate-level exam. On September 21, the Juniper Networks Certification Program (JNCP) updated the recertification policies to allow for cross-track recertification for all associate-level exams. If, for example, your Continue Reading »

Dell Networking OS10 using GNS3

Dell EMC Networking OS10 combines the best of Linux, open computing, and networking to advance open networking disaggregation. OS10 is a transformational software platform which provides networking hardware abstraction through a common set of APIs. You can enable consistency across compute and network resources for your system operator (sysops) groups that require server-like manageability, as Continue Reading »

Read it, then try it—with Juniper vLabs

Juniper vLabs is a web-based platform that lets you try out Juniper products and features at any time, in a no-risk environment. Leveraging the vMX, vQFX, and vSRX product lines, vLabs provide a variety of standalone devices and preset topologies. Reservable in advance or on-demand, vLabs are free to access and open to everyone. Juniper Continue Reading »

Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure 2018

Based on Gartner by 2020, only 40% of network operations teams will use the command line interface (CLI) as their primary interface, down from 75% in 2018. Cisco still evolving their Unified Vison across the Campus with DNA Center and SD-Access solutions giving the full capabilities in one single pane of glass simplying the day-to-day Continue Reading »

Fire Jumper Stage 5 Network Security Systems Engineer

Cisco Fire Jumper program is composed by different tracks, and each has a Sales, Systems Engineer and Field role with dedicated videos, training, POV, Labs and exams to be accomplished. After completed all four stages, you need to ask your Manager to endorse and send en email to fire jumper team. Once accepted you are Continue Reading »

Tweak multicast on Cisco ASA without RP

This came as a customer request, where they required to send multicast for testing purposes to their own customers but without using a RP. A Cisco ASA is segregating the environment acting as Layer 3 between the multicast sender and receivers. The first step was disabling the snooping on the switching to let the traffic Continue Reading »

Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops completed!

2 months in a rush was what i needed to finish my CCNA Cyber Ops, it’s composed by 2 exams:  210-250 SECFND 210-255 SECOPS The e-learning was part of the Cisco scholarship, so i had all materials required to learn what was required for each exam. The SECOPS exam it was a bit more difficult Continue Reading »

CLEUR Barcelona 2018 Day 5

Last day….. BRKCCIE-3200 Firepower for CCIE Candidates It was a quick intro to the portfolio, covering the Host Discovery, Traffic Flow Processing and SSL Decryption. BRKSEC-3455 Dissecting Firepower – FTD & Firepower- Services “Design & Troubleshooting” How to rock a Firepower installation and troubleshooting it like a Rock star, presented by one TAC Engineer Leader. Continue Reading »

CLEUR Barcelona 2018 Day 4

Another day in Paradise BRKSPG-2063 CSR1000v and XR9000vBased Cisco vBNG Solutions I’ve been learning about BNG for a while, and this was interesting to see how Cisco is evolving the Product and Market on this area.  Met  the Marketing Engineer and the Product Manager, lovely guys by the way. BRKCLD-2280 MultiCloud Deployment of Self Operating Continue Reading »

CLEUR Barcelona 2018 Day 3

Sessions for the third day BRKSEC-3699 Designing ISE for Scale & High Availability With a full room, Craig Hyps was the man for the job! A real deep dive on the ISE HA and new features coming on the next release. Kudos to Craig! BRKDCN-2489 Cisco SD-Access – Integration with Data Center Architectures SD-Access is Continue Reading »