Viptela to accelerate Cisco’s intent vision.

Cisco have announced that they have completed Viptela’s acquisition, with a press-release that indicates this fits within their intent-based networking strategy announced last week. As predicted, the value of the deal was $610mn. As is becoming common with Cisco, there is also a blog post providing additional information on the acquisition Viptela . This makes…

Cisco 1 of 34 new Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Members

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has grown and claims it is the largest open-source blockchain initiative. In its press-release (Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Becomes World’s Largest Open-source Blockchain Initiative), 34 new organisations have joined, to create a group of 150 that are promoting the Ethereum blockchain, as both private and public deployments. “EEA’s rapid growth in membership…

MDSec produce PowerShell delivery via DNS

Remember a few months ago, I posted a piece via Engadget about Cisco’s Talos team finding bot control traffic in DNS data. Now MDSec have produced and published a proof of concept code for this. MDSec are security consulting and education company based in the UK. The publish the Web and Mobile Application Hacker’s Handbook…