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New innovations mark significant momentum for the Security Cloud, Cisco's unified, AI-driven, cross-domain security platform. Cisco introduces first-of-its-kind Identity Intelligence to help protect against identity-based attacks.

Cisco unveiled new innovations within the Cisco Security Cloud as part of its mission to simplify security. First-of-its kind Cisco Identity Intelligence and continued innovation in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities are the latest milestones towards its vision of a unified, AI-driven, cross-domain security platform.

Cisco is introducing an industry-first approach that brings together identity, networking and security to better protect organizations' complex identity stack against increasingly sophisticated attacker techniques.

Today there is blind trust between authentication and access solutions, and threat actors have successfully compromised some of the largest organizations in the world in 2023 by targeting these weaknesses. In fact, more than 26% of all Cisco Talos Incident Response engagements in 2023 involved adversaries using compromised credentials on valid accounts.

Latest Innovations Empower Customers with Visibility, Insights and Actions to Improve Overall Performance and Experience Across the Technology Stack

Latest innovations include Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) with Real User Monitoring (RUM) and Session Replay for cloud-native applications, observability for Kubernetes workloads using extended Berkeley Packet Filters (eBPF), Unified Observability Experience across cloud and hybrid environments, and the new Cisco AIOps for Full-Stack Observability (FSO).

Expanded use case for business risk observability with the announcement of data security posture management observability to provider deeper insights on data.

Continued Generative AI innovations with the introduction of a new natural language interface, offering customers simplified troubleshooting.

The new enhancements build upon existing platform capabilities, further enabling operations teams to focus on what matters most, minimizing tool sprawl, increasing collaboration, improving overall performance and delivering secure digital experiences.

Cisco announced Motific, Cisco's first SaaS product that allows for trustworthy generative AI (GenAI) deployments in organizations. Born from Outshift, Cisco's incubation business, Motific provides a central view across the entire GenAI journey, empowering central IT and security teams to rapidly deliver trustworthy GenAI capabilities across their organizations with control over sensitive data, security, responsible AI, and cost.

Since the expansion and breadth of access to GenAI, 97% of companies have reported that the urgency to deploy AI-powered technology has increased. However, many organizations face challenges in ensuring the AI being utilized includes trustworthy, use-case specific data that complies with organizational policies. One of the biggest hurdles facing organizations is the ability to tailor GenAI applications and solutions on knowledge bases and data sources that are custom to their specific use cases. Current and clean data are critical to operating effectively and can be achieved via techniques such as Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG).

New AI-fueled solutions spanning networking, security, collaboration, and observability highlight Cisco's ongoing commitment to AI innovation.

At its flagship technology event in Europe, with over 14,000 of the world's leading IT professionals attending, Cisco announced major momentum in Artificial Intelligence (AI) across the entire portfolio.

Few transformational technologies have generated the kind of interest as AI and, most recently, Generative AI (GenAI). Organizations around the world are finding exciting new ways to collaborate, manage applications, enhance their digital security and reimagine customer experiences. However, each of these elevate concerns over moving and accessing data, accuracy, privacy, and the ethical and responsible use of AI.

Addressing the need to connect, secure and assure increasingly complex applications and networks, Cisco introduces new integrations across networking and security portfolios.

Cisco introduced new capabilities and technologies across its networking portfolio that are designed to drive a more unified and integrated approach to managing and securing customer networks.

IT organizations are looking to their technology providers to help address three core priorities in their network operations: security, automation, and a unified digital experience for their end users, things, and applications. As these same companies look to deploy AI-powered technologies, the need has only grown to have a deep understanding of the end-to-end experience.

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