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Today’s dynamic threat landscape demands a security strategy that focuses on the threat itself more than simply prevention. Only with Cisco can you see more, protect better and respond faster.

What You Will Discover

At Cisco Live, Security sessions and experiences have been designed to help you gain:


  • Thought Leadership from industry experts on the future for Security
  • Learn Security focused technical sessions including opportunities to meet with our engineers and resident experts
  • Experience innovative solutions that are transforming how Security works. Visit the Cisco Campus in the World of Solutions to see Security solutions in action.

Thought Leadership

The Security Voyage to 2020
David Ulevitch
SVP & General Manager, Security Business, Cisco

Hidden Figures: Securing What You Cannot See
TK Keanini
Principal Engineer, Cisco

Technology Track

Today’s dynamic threat landscape demands a security strategy that focuses on the threat itself more than simply prevention. Cisco security solutions provide threat-centric protection that spans the entire attack continuum — before, during, and after an attack. The Security Track will allow you to learn about the latest Cisco security strategy and solutions. Security, network, data center, and systems specialists will find the sessions they need to explore the most advanced security subjects in their domains of expertise.


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Learning Paths

You can pick and choose from sessions in multiple tracks or use the recommended learning paths below to focus on the specific Security area that matter most to you.


Top Security Sessions

Please Note: To attend any of the following sessions they must be scheduled in the Session Catalog.

Must Attend Sessions

Two-and four-hour labs and seminars specific to Security to help you simplify security complexity, keep business more secure and make IT more productive.  Labs and Technical Seminars offer in-depth learning opportunities in an interactive environment.

Deploying AMP for Endpoints to the Enterprise
Day/Time: Sunday, June 25, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session participants will learn about the AMP dashboard and navigation, how to configure outbreak control, endpoint policies, and managing computers and groups for deployment. Finally, the session will demonstrate event monitoring and analysis, device and file trajectory and reporting options.

Cisco Security for Traditional and ACI Data Centers
Day/Time: Sunday, June 25, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Throughout the day, we will show how a holistic architectural approach is the only effective way to solve your current security challenges, for your traditional and next generation SDN-focused Data Centers.

Advanced Remote Access and Site-to-Site VPN design with IOS
Day/Time: Monday, June 26, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
In this session, we will examine how IOS can be used to secure a variety of VPN environments ranging from Remote Access to enterprise networks and IOT backhauling using FlexVPN.

Firepower Data-Path Troubleshooting
Day/Time: Thursday, June 29, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this session participants will learn troubleshooting methodologies for evaluating data-path issues within the Firepower platform including Firepower Series 3 NGIPs, ASA with Firepower Services, Firepower Threat Defense(FTD), and FXOS.


New Security Sessions

New this year, we added content around AnyConnect SSL VPN, Hacking Tools, IPSec Networks with FlexVPN, DMVPN, Red/Blue Team Real World Attacks to help you learn how to maximize the benefits of security solutions.

Deploying AnyConnect SSL VPN with ASA (and Firepower Threat Defense)
Day/Time: Monday, June 26, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
This intermediate session will explain different deployment options using Cisco AnyConnect Client with ASA and Firepower Threat Defense.

Simple Hacking Tools For Your Own Network
Day/Time: Monday, June 26, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
This session is designed to review some of the free and minimal cost security tools available for the general network engineers to perform penetration testing against their own defense mechanisms in their labs.

Red Team, Blue Team: Lessons Learned for Real World Attacks
Day/Time: Tuesday, June 27, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
This talk will present findings and lessons learned from many real-world red teaming engagements with photos, demos and specifics for each. Each scenario will then be dissected to determine what methods would have provided effective protection. The benefits of applicable Cisco and SourceFire security solutions will be examined and demoed within the context of each scenario.

Advanced Concepts of DMVPN
Day/Time: Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
This session covers advanced concepts of the Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) solution.

Designing Remote-Access and Site-to-Site IPSec Networks with FlexVPN
Day/Time: Thursday, June 29, 8:30 – 10:00 am
In this session, we will introduce FlexVPN, an IOS IPSec solution that combines site-to-site and remote-access VPN capabilities under a single unified user interface.

Attend Exclusive Roadmap Sessions

Customer Connection Program (CCP) members have access to exclusive sessions. Not a Customer Connection member? Join at You will be able to schedule CCP sessions 1 – 2 business days after joining the program.

Network Security Roadmap
Date/Time: Monday, June 26, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Join us for a deep dive into the planned roadmaps of Identity Services Engine (ISE), netflow analysis technology Stealthwatch, and the Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW). We’ll also cover solutions that combine all of these for improved security outcomes.

Cloud Security Roadmap Session
Date/Time: Monday, June 26, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
You’ll hear the planned roadmap for Cisco Umbrella, the industry’s first Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) and the Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solution, Cloudlock.

Endpoint Security Roadmap Session
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 27, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Join us for a roadmap session covering Cisco’s industry-leading endpoints products that include Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for endpoints and AnyConnect.

Meet with Experts

Schedule a 1:1 meeting to discuss your unique questions and challenges. We will have over 25 different Security engineers on-site in Las Vegas.


Learn more about Meet the Expert


Visit the Cisco Campus in the World of Solutions where you can see Security solutions in action. Get hands-on with demos in our conferencing, desk and room experiences and meet with our security partners in the Partner Village.


Cisco’s simple, open, and automated threat-centric solutions provide visibility everywhere and more automation, yielding ultimate responsiveness. Organizations benefit from effective security to grasp digital opportunities.

Location: Cisco Campus


Take a deep dive in to Cisco’s products, solutions, and services where demonstrations presented by Cisco experts will round out what you learn from the sessions you attend.



Hear from Cisco subject matter experts and partners during scheduled, focused presentations that complement what you’ll see and do in the Campus Data Center Zone.

5 Tactics You Need to Combat the Colossal DDoS of Things
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 28, 4:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Join the A10 to learn how to defend your organization against looming attacks from the DDoS of Things.

Adoption of Next Generation Security in the Data Center
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 – 1:45 p.m.
A discussion of innovations to the Security product portfolio, specifically targeted at automation and integration of Next Gen IPS, Firewalls and Application Layer security solutions.



Drop by our Security Village to check out the latest Cisco technologies that can help accelerate your digital transformation. We will showcase market trends and a range of innovations, offered directly from our data center and cloud partners, through interactive demos and theater presentations.

Active Security-in-Series
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 28, 12:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Packet flow switches are leveraged to optimize active security appliances, ensure functionality of your security systems and centralize security visibility.

Applying Automation to Isolate & Mitigate Security Attacks in Real-Time
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 27, 3:30 – 3:45 p.m.
NetBrain looks at a specific security use case – a Denial of Service attack – and describes how automation can be leveraged for real-time visibility into the attack and to help teams visualize the impact the attack has on the network.



Unique sessions, in a relaxed setting, that stimulate thought-provoking discussions.

Advanced Security Analytics: NetFlow and Metadata for Incident Response
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 28, 5:45 – 6:15 p.m.
Reduce complexity of advanced threat protection solutions, leverage your network as a sensor to visualize and manage the entire attack continuum and, utilize Cisco AVC, IWAN, ASA with FirePOWER.



Cisco Live’s Walk-in Self-Paced (WISP) Labs give you one-of-a-kind hands-on experience on a variety of products and solutions from Cisco. You’ll have the chance to work through pre-designed scenarios that show you firsthand how these technologies can transform your business. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore full configurations and new features, so you can make informed recommendations on which solutions are right for your workplace. All WISP labs are available on a first come, first served basis. Just stop by the WISP area in the World of Solutions.

Always-On security with Anyconnect, AMP and OpenDNS
Mobile users as they work on-network and off-network, while maintaining enterprise approved security policies on corporate endpoints

Cisco Umbrella(OpenDNS)
This session will deliver to its participants the concept of Cisco Umbrella(Open DNS) which is a cloud-delivered security service for Cisco’s next-generation firewall.



A Secure Digitization Story
Follow Arnaud as he figures out how to improve his start-up’s cybersecurity posture while building out new branch offices.
IoT Security
50B connected devices by 2020 presents challenges related to scale, disruption to current business models and how to secure it all.
Security Product Portfolio
5 minute look at how Cisco’s security product portfolio can protect your organization before, during and after an attack.

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