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Cisco NGIPS Valuable Features

KA
Manager IT Security at UnitedHealth Group

Ir's signature-based. We are also using the anomaly baseline formation, where it links the network, then anything that goes away from the norm is also flagged. Those are the two most valuable features. 

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MA
Associate Consultant at a computer software company with 201-500 employees

The most valuable feature would be the intrusion prevention for us for security reasons.

The setup is pretty straightforward.

The solution gives us a lot of visibility into our security.

The product is quite stable.

There are pretty good capabilities for scaling.

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Network Security Consultant at Societe Generale Global Solution Centre

The most valuable feature is the IPS engine. It has been in the security branch for decades and is now integrated into the Cisco portfolio. The difference is that it has been scaled a thousandfold. It provides a base language for intruder inspection for all of the security engineers. Now, they have the same language everywhere in the corporate and the open-source firewalls and IPS.

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RK
Systems & Network Manager at Rocky View School Division

Its ease of use and its ability to block and allow ports in and out of our organization are the most valuable features.

It works very well. It gives us all the information that we need.

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JA
Senior Network Security Engineer at a wellness & fitness company with 10,001+ employees

The most valuable feature for our cloud-based deployment is the autoscaling.

For our on-premises deployment, clustering is the most valuable.

I think their fingerprints are good in terms of how they whitelist and blacklist. This is because of Talos, which is really awesome. We use that a lot.

The anomaly detection capabilities are awesome.

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JM
CASO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

We use the Security Intelligence feature. We also use the Cisco AMP for Networks, which is used with the ITL certificate. You can use third-party integrations with the Firepower, about security. You can use the STIX format. With the STIX, you can add emergency threats to rules. This includes malware detection which has a third-party Security Intelligence platform. Included are reporting for the last seven days, V shell, and phishing tank. Cybercrime tracker is to check if any company or domain has a bad reputation on the internet. And it can give that information to the Firepower. You can use Security Intelligence to protect the network. It has preprocessors about security. They have a preprocessor for the SCADA. Cisco has evolved a lot in that area over the last few years.

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Lead Network Security Engineer at TECHNOCORE LTD

In the virtual deployment, you have a couple of choices depending on your needs and how much bandwidth you have that needs to be inspected. It is quite flexible because it can be deployed on the cloud as well. All the kinks which were in the previous versions were fixed.

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SC
DGM IT Infra & Facility at a tech services company with 1-10 employees

The features that I find most valuable are the DDoS protection, IPS/IDS, and Firepower for web application filtering. These three things are pretty good and each is valuable as per the different needs of my business operations.

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JM
IT Manager at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees

I have found the filter and the antivirus to be most valuable.

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Distribution officer at Wilshirelabs

We are looking for cybersecurity threats, like Pinterest and this solution has a good IPS feature as well as it's VirtualBox which helps us to time and for the QD, our daily routine tasks or issues. The solution provides a clear picture of what a user is doing at a specified time.

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FH
Cyber Security Engineer at a tech company

The solution is easy to use.

We have found the product to be quite stable. 

The installation process is not difficult.

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AZ
Networking Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

This product can be integrated with other solutions from the Cisco portfolio including Cisco ISE and SecureX. The integration with the Cisco portfolio is very helpful. Cisco ISE will give full control in any network and it can be used to isolate any infected or misbehaving users automatically.

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Networking & Security Consultant at LayerZoom

I believe the IPS is a valuable function, because they update the signatures all the time and it's very granular. This is a good, stable solution and it's always up to date with all the security features.

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Customer Service & Support Manager at Natco Information technology

I've found the performance and stability to be the most valuable features of Cisco NGIPS. It is scalable as well.

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MM
Manager - Automation, Electrical, IT and Networking at a mining and metals company with 1-10 employees

The most valuable feature is security.

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AS
System Administrator at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

The interface and documentation are fine. 

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YT
Information Security Manager at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees

The tracking intelligence feature is very good. This solution provides us with the opportunity to detect threats in real-time. 

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Learn what your peers think about Cisco NGIPS. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: November 2021.
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