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Aug 31 2010   10:40AM GMT

Cisco Security Manager 4.0 eases Network Administrators tasks



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Tags:
Cisco ASA 5000
Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances
Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series Switches
Cisco Firewall Service Modules (FWSMs)
Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISRs)
Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensor Appliances
Cisco Security Manager 4.0
CSM
event logging
Event Monitoring
Kiwi Syslog

 

Cisco Systems introduced its 4.0 version of Cisco Security Manager (CSM). Cisco Security Manager (CSM) is an enterprise-class security management application which provides insight into and control of Cisco security and network devices including Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances, Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensor Appliances, Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISRs), Cisco Firewall Service Modules (FWSMs), and Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series Switches. By applying Cisco Security Manager (CSM) an administrator tasks are simplified, especially with policy based management you share a configuration policy with multiple Cisco devices. Cisco Security Manager 4.0 comes in a user friendly GUI interface which definitely eases the task of Administrators.

 

Pic Courtesy: Cisco Systems

Some of the new features in Cisco Security Manager 4.0 are simply great one of them is Event Monitoring. A troubleshooting tool similar to event logging engine some things like kiwi syslog which enables you to monitor, search, view and analyze events from Cisco ASA and Cisco IPS devices.

For more info do access the Cisco Security Manager page.

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