Our Self-Defending Network is an architectural solution designed for the evolving security landscape. Security is integrated everywhere and with the help of a lifecycle services approach, enterprises can design, implement, operate and optimize network platforms that defend critical business processes against attack and disruption, protect privacy, and support policy and regulatory compliance controls.
Using a Lifecycle approach to Services, Cisco and its partners provide a broad portfolio of Security Services that address all aspects of deploying, operating, and optimizing your network to help increase business value and return on investment
Unified Threat Management (UTM) is a comprehensive solution that has recently emerged in the Network security industry and since 2004, has gained widespread currency as a primary network gateway defense solution for organizations. In theory, it is the evolution of the traditional Firewall into an all-inclusive security product that has the ability to perform multiple security functions in one single appliance: network firewalling network intrusion prevention and anti-virus (AV), Gateway anti-spam VPN, content filtering, load balancing and on-appliance reporting.
Firewall / Cisco Firewall
A firewall is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting authorized communications. It is a device or set of devices configured to permit, deny, encrypt, decrypt or proxy all (in and out) computer traffic between different Security gateway based upon a set of rules and other criteria.