2019-03-11T07:21:00Z

What is your primary use case for Cisco IOS Security?

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How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The primary use of the solution is used for testing the core banking customer function.

2021-03-19T16:20:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution as a VPN concentrator. It's the main VPN concentrator for all remote connections.

2020-12-23T10:57:32Z
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Top 5MSP

We are a reseller and Cisco IOS Security is one of the network security products that we offer to our clients. The primary use case is securing connectivity between sites. Examples of this are between a site and a data center, or a site and a cloud provider.

2020-09-29T05:58:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Our primary use is just as a firewall. That is pretty much it.

2020-09-27T04:10:08Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Some of our uses for this product are on-premise-based and then some are cloud-based. Mostly, we are cloud-based right now because we are getting away from physical architecture moving forward into the cloud as is Cisco. It allows going from considering CapEx (Capital Expenditure) to OpEx (Operating Expense, Operating Expenditure). That is one of the important things that it allows us to do. It is easier to have solutions cloud-based when it makes sense. All the updates and maintenance get taken care of on their side which is a benefit. On the cloud, we have both public and private services. It depends on what we are doing. If we have a client that is a hospital, they have got to be HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant. We also recommend private cloud services for some huge retailers that have to be PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant. We use it mostly just for prevention. Basically to prevent unauthorized use of network resources. They use it for routing capabilities, threat mitigation, worms, and viruses. A lot of times, it is used for the network application layer threat.

2020-09-21T06:33:12Z
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Top 5Real User

We basically use it for security. It can be used as the internet as well as the data center security firewall.

2020-08-11T06:17:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use Cisco IOS for security prevention. It enables us to check the network.

2019-07-02T06:57:00Z
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MSP

We use this solution to connect branch offices and keep the security on each one.

2019-07-02T06:57:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case for this solution is internet security at the edge.

2019-07-02T06:57:00Z
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Real User

Since we do system integration, we have a lot of clients we deploy. There is not really a single case to point to because we have multiple clients. It depends and can vary from customer to customer.

2019-06-30T10:29:00Z
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Real User

I use Cisco IOS Security. We install it for people. We have a very small network station. We don't use Cisco IOS Security very often, but we install it for clients. We use Cisco IOS Security mostly for routers to route off the firewall. It's a next-generation device. With firewalls, we can connect the solution for the mail cloud. We've deployed with Fortinet FortiGate. We don't use it much. We use Cisco IOS Security to manage for enterprise clients. Our primary use case for this solution is in the insurance industry.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use it for endpoint security, to control access to our edge level. Basically, Cisco IOS checks the identity of each endpoint (printers, etc.). There's a specific group allowing the printer to immediately connect to the network. Also, if there is a laptop, for example, then the IOS will tell you, okay this is a laptop, please add the user name and password to access the network. Once it gets authenticated with IOS, they will still do something like posturing, checking the compliance list. For example, if a laptop doesn't have an updated antivirus or updated patches - if it's non-compliant with any one of those things, the system will reject it and isolate it in a special network, so it cannot access our network.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

I usually use it for GRE channels and VPNs. Is very stable and is a good solution. It has been stable.

2019-04-04T09:10:00Z
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Real User

We use it for routing and switching, VPNs, connectivity to some degree, and firewalls.

2019-03-11T07:21:00Z
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