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In the first entry of this series, we looked at the high-level mechanics involved in using AnyConnect with the ISE Posture module to perform endpoint host inspection (posture) when connecting to an AnyConnect VPN head-end (ASA/FTD). In the second entry of this series, we narrowly focused on getting the ISE posture module provisioned. In the third entry, we took stock of all the available posture...

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The topic of backing up is not always linear. Backing up a system can sometimes be confusing topic among System and Network Engineers. There are always multiple ways to back up and restore, but is it the recommended for the system? For example, experience has shown me that enabling virtual machine snapshots to systems like ISE can present itself with larger operational issues like sporadic...

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In the first entry of this series, we looked at the high-level mechanics involved in using AnyConnect with the ISE Posture module to perform endpoint host inspection (posture) when connecting to an AnyConnect VPN head-end (ASA/FTD). In the second entry of this series, we narrowly focused on getting the ISE posture module provisioned. If you haven’t check those out yet, please do, links below!

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In the last entry of this series, we looked at the high-level mechanics involved in using AnyConnect with the ISE Posture module to perform endpoint host inspection (posture) when connecting to an AnyConnect VPN head-end (ASA/FTD). If you haven’t read that one yet, you can find it here!

In this entry, we will be narrowly focused on provisioning the ISE posture module. Enjoy!

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Project Manager: “We need to give them access to our network.”

IT Security: “No.”

Project Manager: “We really need to give them access to our network.”

IT Security: “Still no.”

Project Manager: “C’mon, pleeease??”

IT Security: “Ok fine. But we’ll need to assess their computer for vulnerabilities.”

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It’s been a while, but we’re finally back to close this blog series on Cisco TrustSec (CTS). If you haven’t yet, go check out the other entries in this series.

Learn what Cisco TrustSec is and why we care here.

Dip your toes into the components involved here.

Begin your Cisco TrustSec classification journey here.

Propagate yourself over here to learn about Cisco TrustSec propagation.

Now that...

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Welcome back! In this blog we’re going to continue where we left off in the last entry where we looked at using Microsoft Intune to provision the native wired 802.1x supplicant on Windows 10. This time, we shift our focus to the wireless 802.1x supplicant. If you missed that one, be sure to check it out! OK! Let’s go!

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Welcome back! In this blog we’re going to take a detour from our TrustSec series to introduce some modern endpoint management techniques in Microsoft Intune. Almost every customer we are working with is starting the journey to modern endpoint management with Microsoft Intune. As the functionality of Azure AD + Intune continues to mature, that once far away thought of shutting down those Microsoft...

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Today we’ll be going over how to add a Cisco switch to ISE 3.0 for TACACS administration. For this configuration you’ll need an ISE PSN (Policy Service Node) node with Device Admin Services enabled and either a Cisco switch or router running IOS.

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The topic of backing up is not always linear. Backing up a system can sometimes be confusing topic among System and Network Engineers. There are always multiple ways to back up and restore, but is it the recommended for the system? For example, experience has shown me that enabling virtual machine snapshots to systems like ISE can present itself with larger operational issues like sporadic...

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