May 30, 2023|5 min|Experts

Cisco Live 2023 preview

Be sure to check out these top sessions for cybersecurity and IT leaders.

Every year, thousands of IT professionals make their way to Las Vegas to participate in Cisco Live! Attendees can gain the latest insights and innovations in networking, cloud, data infrastructure, and other technology areas. This year’s show, June 4–8, promises to cover security topics like incident response and cyber resilience.

Be sure to stop by booth #8812 to hear how Cisco and Cohesity are collaborating. You can gain some valuable insights in our concise 10-minute sessions.

Keep reading below for a cheat sheet of sorts, for some of the top Cisco Live sessions for security and IT leaders. These sessions can provide insights and inspiration to help your organization improve in two areas: the ability to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats in a timely and effective manner (i.e. cyber resiliency) and operational efficiency. Whether that involves modernizing your infrastructure, bringing together IT and security teams with automation-rich solutions, or broadening your mindset for a better future, our recommended sessions can help you prepare and maximize your time every day at the event.

Elevate security and operations

The security and IT landscapes are changing fast. We curated a list of sessions that can provide you with fresh insights to improve your strategy and operations including your threat defense and response readiness.

Think Red, Act Blue — Defensible Security Architecture — From Enterprise to Multi-Cloud
June 4 | 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Session ID TECSEC-1254
Kickstart your Cisco Live week with in-depth training. Explore how to build and maintain a defensible security architecture including using frameworks like MITRE ATT&CK in conjunction with security threat frameworks like Kill Chain and Zero Trust Security Model. You’ll also learn how to assess, re-configure, and validate existing technologies to improve visibility, prevention, detection, and response capabilities.

Top 5 Best Practices to Boost Data Resilience in a Hybrid World
June 5 | 1:20 PM – 1:30 PM | World of Solutions, Content Corner – Theater 2 | Session ID: CNCSEC – 1001
Data is exponentially growing everywhere. It’s also under attack as ransomware threats remain high. To mitigate risk, organizations need to keep data and workloads safe from cyber attacks and make them quickly recoverable when an incident happens.

Join this session to learn about a comprehensive data resilience strategy you can follow to support the data security and recovery SLA requirements of your business. You’ll leave with pragmatic ideas to defend data and workloads in your hybrid cloud and multicloud environments against threats and achieve rapid and confident recovery.

Keynote: Let’s Go
June 7 | 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM | Session ID: KEYGEN – 1002
Join Cisco technology leaders in networking and security in a keynote presentation about how we can speed growth, drive business, and build a more interesting world. It includes a special interview with the NFL’s Senior VP of Security, Cathay Lanier. You’d also probably want to stick around and get some good laughs from a brief conversation between comedian Jim Gaffigan and Cisco’s CEO Chuck Robbins.

Cisco XDR – Making Sense of the Solution and How it’s a Security Productivity Tool
June 7 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Session ID BRKSEC-2113
Think the adversary is getting very good at what they do especially with help from new technologies like generative AI? What should defenders do to better detect threats in your environment? At the recent RSA conference, Cisco announced the launch of Cisco XDR to help customers simplify security operations. Learn from the unofficial “Cisco History Professor” as he sheds light on what a true extended detection and response (XDR) solution should do, how Cisco’s new Cisco XDR solution works, and how it can be used as a Security Operations and Incident Response “productivity tool”.

Transform Your Infrastructure and Operations with Cisco UCS Innovations
June 7 | 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM | Session ID: PSOCLD-2086
Modern workloads need modern tech. Learn how the new Cisco UCS X-Series technologies and solutions with Cisco’s ecosystem partners are giving customers improved flexibility and performance while simplifying operations with Cisco Intersight.

Check out these Cohesity sessions

Cisco and Cohesity are collaborating to help you better protect your data against malicious actors and recover rapidly—all while simplifying management for backup and recovery, disaster recovery, file and object services, and more! You’ll have multiple opportunities to attend these informative sessions in booth #8812, as they will be repeated between June 5 and 8.

From Ransomware Attack to Enhanced Cyber Resiliency: Lessons From the Trenches
11:00 AM – 11:10 AM
It’s always a treat to learn from your peers. Hear the lessons learned from the trenches as Millersville University’s Executive Director of Systems and Networking shares their account of how the threat of ransomware had affected them and their journey to stronger cyber resiliency.

Strengthen Cyber Resilience with Cisco and Cohesity Solutions
1:30 PM – 1:40 PM
Ransomware remains a big problem. Attackers are constantly refining their tactics, and often aim at backup data to prevent recovery and force ransom payments. Don’t pay the ransom! Learn how integrated Cisco and Cohesity solutions can help you boost your protection against ransomware and other cyber threats, streamline your threat detection capability as a potential attack unfolds, and accelerate your recovery to mitigate risk to your business.

Enhance Your Ransomware Recovery with Cyber Vaulting
2:30 PM – 2:40 PM
Build resiliency with the right tech. Improve your ability to restore your critical data rapidly in the event of a ransomware or massive cyber attack. Learn about a strategy for isolating backups completely from network connections that dramatically simplifies operations, lets you shift from CapEx to OpEx, and lowers costs.

Enhancing Data Security and Management: The Powerful Partnership Between Cisco and Cohesity
3:30 PM – 3:40 PM
Looking to modernize your backup and recovery workflows in a hybrid environment? Get a preview of data-centric security solutions developed jointly by Cisco and Cohesity for backup and recovery, ransomware protection and recovery, unstructured data management, and more. Learn how we partner with customers like you to boost your success in using our solutions in your environment.

Accelerate Recovery with Cisco and Cohesity
5:30 PM – 5:40 PM
Uncover the “secret sauce” in the integrated Cohesity and Cisco UCS solution that accelerates the backup and recovery of data and workloads. We’ll highlight the key results from the performance study on Epic operational database protection we collaborated on and just released. Learn how Cohesity’s instant mass restore capability, paired with the high performance of the Cisco UCS X-Series Modular System, delivers mass recovery at scale.

Connect with Cohesity and Cisco crews

Cohesity and Cisco Happy Hour
June 5 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
End your day with meeting people, celebratory drinks, and small bites. Register to join your peers and the Cohesity and Cisco crews!

And let’s not forget the annual #CiscoLive party. Celebrate being a Cisco customer or partner or both at this superstar concert featuring the power couple from NBC’s “The Voice” Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. Experience the heat on June 7 from 7:30 PM to 11 PM at the technologically advanced Allegiant Stadium.

Hope to see you in Las Vegas. Come say hi at booth #8812.

Written by

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Eleonor Lee

Senior Product Marketing Manager

ELEE headshot Apr 2023 2 cropped

Eleonor Lee

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Eleonor leads product marketing for Cohesity solutions with Cisco and the Data Security Alliance. Leveraging 20+ years of product marketing, product management, and software delivery experience, Eleonor thrives on being at the intersection of the market and tech.

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