Cisco, Anti-virus Vendors Team on Network Security

Brandon Butterworth brandon at
Tue Nov 18 22:29:20 UTC 2003

> Cisco has licensed its Cisco
> Trust Agent technology to Network Associates, Symantec and Trend Micro so
> Currently the Cisco NAC software only works with Cisco network equipment
> and Microsoft Windows NT, XP and 2000 operating systems.
> Without the secret handshake Mac OS, Linux, Solaris and other operating
> systems will not be able to connect to a Cisco Self-Defending Network
> which limits its usefullness for ISPs.

Sounds of limited use anyway, the OS that can use it seem to be more
usually wormed/virused that the OS than can't (regardless of the add on
security products).


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