SAN FRANCISCO -- At RSA Conference 2013, many companies are striving to tackle the ever-changing and growing challenge that is security. As networks and data centers evolve to include new technologies like virtualization, cloud computing and software-defined networking, enterprise security strategies must be up to par. One of the biggest players in the space is Cisco Systems Inc., and it's looking to carve out an even bigger piece of the market for itself.
In this video, Chris Young, senior vice president of Cisco's security and government group, discusses Cisco integration efforts and its enterprise security strategy. Young dives into specific topics, including the changes he has overseen in the past 15 months regarding architecture, management and automation. In particular, Young discusses Cisco's deeper focus on the next-generation data center and software-defined networking.
Young also provides his reaction to the latest security industry storylines, like the advanced attacks from China and the recent Mandiant APT1 report, as well as the potential threat of buying from Chinese vendors.