- Cisco’s IoT security architecture gives businesses insight into IoT environments
- Cisco Edge Intelligence is also integrated into the architecture
According to a report by Crn, Cisco has launched a new IoT security architecture to strengthen IoT security. Joe Malenfant, Cisco’s director of global IoT said that the new IoT security architecture will improve visibility across IT and operational technology (OT) environments.
He further told Crn that first one has to connect things and then secure them to be able to get that data. He added that the company has made something designed for security relevant to the operations team.
Powered by Cisco Talos
The report added that Cisco’s IoT security architecture gives businesses insight into IoT environments. It includes their networking and industrial assets in the field or at the edge of the network. The new architecture has been powered by Cisco Talos. It is Cisco’s security intelligence and research group.
Remove the complexity of a multi-vendor infrastructure
According to the report, Cisco Edge Intelligence is also integrated into the architecture. Cisco added that the goal of the IoT security architecture is to remove the complexity of a multi-vendor infrastructure to simplify IoT cybersecurity.
The report said that Malenfort said that for partners, Cisco Cyber Vision will let partners offer value-added services to their customers like security assessments for operational environments. partners will also be able to use Cisco Edge Intelligence to help customers extract data. After they secure the data, the partners can help customers build data flows.