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Cisco Network Security Management Solutions built for every user. Cisco offers a variety of options for managing network security. Choose the one that is best for your environment and business needs. Cisco Firepower Management Center — centrally manage events and policies. Analyze threats. Works with Cisco network security solutions such as ASA firewalls, Firepower NGFWs, Firepower NGIPS, FirePOWER AMP, and FirePOWER Threat Defense for ISR. Cisco Defense Orchestrator — manage security policy from the cloud, simply and consistently. Works across a range of Cisco security products, including ASA firewalls, Cisco ASA with FIrePOWER Services, Umbrella cloud web security, and Web Security Appliances. Cisco Firepower Device Manager — manage a small-scale Firepower NGFW deployment locally, using the web. Available on the new Cisco Firepower 2100 Series and select ASA 5500-X models.

Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager — use a local, web-based interface to manage the Cisco ASA 5500 Series, 5500-X Series, AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, and legacy Cisco IDS/IPS sensors. With Cisco Content Security Management Appliance — centrally manage Cisco Email Security and Web Security Appliances. Cisco Security Manager — centrally manage ASA firewalls, AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, and legacy Cisco IDS/IPS sensors. Security management your way. Local, cloud-based or centralized solutions to fit your specific needs. A Strategy for Mobile Security. Understand the challenges of and solutions for integrating mobile devices into your network. Centralize, integrate, and simplify management. This is your administrative nerve center for managing critical Cisco Network Security Management Solutions. It provides complete and unified management over firewalls, application control, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, and advanced malware protection.

Cisco Network Security Management — Cisco Firepower Management Center

It’s easier than ever to manage events and policy for these network security solutions: Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), ASA with FirePOWER Services, Firepower NGIPS, FirePOWER Threat Defense for ISR, and Advanced Malware Protection (AMP). Total visibility into your network. See the users, hosts, applications, files, mobile devices, virtual environments, threats, and vulnerabilities that exist in your constantly changing network. Because you can’t protect what you can’t see. Real-time threat management. With Cisco Network Security Management control access to your network, control application use, and defend against known attacks. Use AMP and sandboxing technologies to address unknown attacks and track malware infections through your network. Security automation. The management center automatically correlates security events with the vulnerabilities in your environment. It prioritizes attacks so your team can easily see which events they need to investigate first. And it recommends the security policies to put in place.

Cisco Defense Orchestrator

Effective security policy management made simple. Staying on top of security is easier than ever. Cisco Defense Orchestrator helps a network operations team easily manage policies across Cisco Network Security Management Solutions. It’s a cloud-based application that cuts through complexity. You can orchestrate and manage policies consistently from one spot to keep your organization protected against the latest threats. A single pane of glass. Simplify and unify policy across Cisco firewalls, next-generation firewalls, Cisco Web Security Appliances, and Cisco Umbrella. Spot misconfigurations easily. Respond to threats quickly. Orchestrate policy changes across dozens or thousands of devices in a single pane of glass. Create policy templates. Model security policies before you deploy them. Confidently deploy changes in real-time or offline, and verify that they do what they should. Analyze security policy configurations for consistency.

Cisco Firepower Device Manager

Protect your business quickly and easily. Firepower Device Manager is a web-based local manager. Users only have to point their browser at the firewall in order to configure and manage the device. Cisco new management console for low to midrange next-generation firewall customers is designed for those who focus as much on network management as on security. Responding to customer requests, we are now offering a new on-box manager to replace the Adaptive Security Device Manager. The Firepower Device Manager provides firewall management through a thin client. It does not include Java in its design. Simplifies the initial setup of the device through a guided workflow. You are asked a series of questions about such things as the interface you use to connect to the Internet, your preferred DNS settings, and your NTP server. Provides the ability to configure an access rule in a single interface page.
Cisco Network Security Management


Your data center is critical to the success of your business. Our Secure Data Center solution gives you integrated protection and dynamic, intelligent control to defend against today’s sophisticated attacks. Security becomes a growth engine for new business opportunities. Get protection across virtual, physical, cloud, and SDN architectures. Get the latest intelligence and integrated defense for better security. Industry-leading analysis keeps you informed and protected. Use Cisco TrustSec technology, found in Cisco switches, routers, and wireless devices to simplify provisioning, accelerate security operations, and consistently enforce policy. Security becomes a growth engine for new business opportunities. Get protection across virtual, physical, cloud, and SDN architectures.

Bring visibility and control to cloud and virtual workloads with Cisco’s Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv) and Next-Generation Virtual Firewall (NGFWv). Gain visibility and rapid detection with our threat-focused next-generation firewalls (NGFWs). Cisco Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) and Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) offer contextual awareness and retrospective security. Go beyond conventional threat detection with the Cisco Stealthwatch system. Harness the power of NetFlow for advanced network visibility, analytics, and protection. Get the latest intelligence and integrated defense for better security. Industry-leading analysis keeps you informed and protected.


Correlate threat events with the intended target’s vulnerabilities to prioritize the threats that matter most. Analyze your network vulnerabilities to identify needed security policies. Associate users with Cisco intrusion events to speed investigations. High-performance appliances — Cisco Firepower (4100 Series and 9000 Series) and Cisco FirePOWER (7000 Series and 8000 Series) appliances are purpose-built to provide the right throughput, modular design, and carrier-class scalability. They incorporate a low-latency, single-pass design and include fail-to-wire interfaces. Cisco Stealthwatch uses NetFlow to provide visibility across the network, data center, branch offices, and cloud.

It’s advanced security analytics uncover stealthy attacks on the extended network. Stealthwatch helps you use your existing network as a security sensor and enforcer to dramatically improve your threat defense. The most dangerous threats are the ones you can’t see. Get the visibility you need to monitor your infrastructure and detect threats before damage is done. Cisco Stealthwatch delivers security that is simple, open, and automated for integrated threat defense and strong protection.

Next-Gen Firewalls

Stop threats, see what's happening on your network, and reduce costs with Cisco threat-focused next-generation firewall appliances. Block more threats and quickly mitigate those that do breach your defenses with the industry’s first threat-focused NGFW. Cisco Firepower NGFW appliances combine our proven network firewall with the industry’s most effective next-gen IPS and advanced malware protection. All so you can get more visibility, be more flexible, save more, and protect better.

Identify and control user access to over 4000 commercial applications, plus support custom applications. Get the visibility, automation, flexibility, and scalability you need to defeat the latest threats. Discover, track, contain, and block the progression of network-based advanced malware, zero-day attacks, and persistent threats. See alerts and gain control over suspect web traffic. Enforce policies on hundreds of millions of URLs in more than 80 categories. With Cisco Umbrella protect against threats when users are off the VPN — without needing to deploy another agent.

Next-Gen Intrusion Prevention System

Get better protection against today’s sophisticated attacks. Stop more threats, gain more insight into your environment, and protect your digital business initiatives. Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (NGIPS) threat appliances combine superior visibility, embedded security intelligence, automated analysis, and industry-leading threat effectiveness. If you can’t see it, you can’t protect it. Gain deep insight into your network devices, applications, users, operating systems, files, and more. Use this information to better understand network behavior, identify out-of-compliance situations, and evaluate intrusion events.

Address known and unknown threats through fully integrated advanced malware protection (AMP) and sandboxing solutions. Rapidly detect, block, contain, and remediate advanced threats. Cisco median time to detection (MTTD) is an industry-leading 13 hours. Get up-to-the-minute threat protection through Cisco’s worldwide threat visibility and analysis organization. Their efforts result in more than 35,000 vulnerability-focused IPS rules, advanced malware detections, and embedded IP-based, URL-based, and DNS-based security intelligence.