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How to Enhance Your Zero-Trust Security Journey on AWS with Cisco Duo

Cisco Duo integrates with AWS to establish and maintain zero-trust security. It helps to eliminate surface area through strict access policies, evaluate risk signals to require step-up authentication, and establish device trust through posture checks and compliance enforcement. Learn now to configure Duo’s policies that enable risk-based authentication, deploy Duo Desktop for device trust, and integrate Duo with AWS via SAML and OpenID Connect to protect AWS services and applications.

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Introducing New Categories of AWS Security Competency Partners

The security landscape continues to evolve, making it a challenge for customers to modernize and stay up to date with use cases and threats. We are excited to expand the AWS Security Competency with eight new categories to help customers find and acquire a range of partner services and software, all of which are validated by AWS and address a full suite of security use cases. To keep up with the fast pace of the security marketplace, these categories will expand over time with additional use cases.

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Automating a Global Meraki Deployment in Multiple AWS Regions

Cisco Meraki customers commonly question how they can extend their SD-WAN environment into an existing Amazon Web Services (AWS) footprint. They desire high availability and a way to automate reachability from their cloud resources down to their local branches. This post explores how Cisco Meraki customers can use an AWS Quick Start to help automate the highly available deployment of Meraki vMXs in multiple AWS Regions along with route propagation.

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Monitoring End Users’ Application Experience on AWS with Cisco ThousandEyes

Application access patterns have changed—users can now access applications from multiple places such as corporate offices or even from the comfort of their homes. Learn how Cisco ThousandEyes monitors network infrastructure, troubleshoots application delivery, and maps internet performance, all from a SaaS-based platform. ThousandEyes provides a collectively powered view of the internet, enabling you to see, understand, and improve digital experiences for consumers of your applications, wherever they are.

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Revolutionizing Application Resource Management with Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer

Many applications are built to run on hybrid cloud environments, leveraging distributed services and data from multiple clouds, SaaS properties, on-premises infrastructure, and from the edge. Learn how Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer (IWO) delivers application resource optimization, providing a unified view of customer application environments in public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. IWO’s real-time decision engine helps lower costs, automate workloads, and optimize application resources.

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Cisco ASAv Remote Access VPN for AWS with External Multi-Factor Authentication

An important design consideration for cloud-based client VPN service architectures is the choice of authentication mechanism to use for connecting remote users to VPN services. Cisco ASAv Remote Access VPN integrates with Cisco Duo to add multi-factor authentication to ASAv AnyConnect VPN connections. Cisco is an AWS ISV Partner that helps customers optimize their cloud strategy by bringing together networking, security, analytics, and management.

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Cloud Posture and Threat Analytics with Cisco Secure Cloud Analytics

As organizations continue to adopt AWS, their risk footprint increases from both an infrastructure and network perspective as it relates to compliance posturing, configuration risk, and network threats. Explore the integration between AWS and Secure Cloud Analytics, a SaaS-delivered Network Detection (NDR) offering from Cisco that monitors multi-cloud and hybrid environments for threats and policy violations and provides comprehensive visibility for any environment.

Unifying Cloud Infrastructure and Application Performance Data with AppDynamics and Amazon CloudWatch

AppDynamics (part of Cisco) is an application and business performance monitoring solution that allows you to prioritize your workflows with unified visibility, ensuring your cloud-native apps deliver business value in production. AppDynamics can now retrieve data from Amazon CloudWatch metrics via an AWS metric retrieval API endpoint called GetMetricData, enabling you to pull as many as 500 different metrics in a single request, with a total of 100,800 data points per call.

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How to Automate and Secure Branch Office Connectivity to AWS with Cisco SD-WAN

Cisco and AWS make it easy to automate and view end-to-end SD-WAN connectivity through a single, unified, automated interface. The Cisco vManage 20.3 release helps customers simplify and automate their global networks on AWS. Within minutes, customers can securely deploy their SD-WAN networks by seamlessly utilizing AWS as the global backbone for their underlay network for their branch-to-cloud and branch-to-branch traffic.

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Exploring Architectures with Cisco SD-WAN and AWS Transit Gateway

Cisco SD-WAN provides a secure cloud scale architecture designed to meet the complex needs of modern WANs through three key areas: advanced application optimization, multi-layered security, and cloud integration. In this post, we will evaluate multiple Cisco SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network) architectures on AWS, which enable customers to extend the common policy, segmentation, and security of their SD-WAN environments at scale in an operationally efficient manner.