Articles

June 21, 2022

CYBERSECURITY

Changing careers from (insert yours) to Cybersecurity: Boost your skills

You may notice that in the technology industry, particularly cybersecurity, is that people often don’t expect to land where they do. In fact, it’s one of the best things about this industry as it brings together diversity in perspectives and knowledge. We asked a few people in the Cisco cybersecurity…

April 28, 2022

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Careers, connections, and Cisco ANZ VETs network

By Emma Crome, success programs manager, Cisco. Emma is also the new lead of the Cisco VETS employee network for veteran enablement and troop support.  Careers After graduating high school I enlisted into the Royal Australian Navy as a Communications Information Systems (CIS) sailor, initially…

April 21, 2022

INNOVATION

Cisco joins the celebration with Curtin University and partners with the successful Trailblazer Hub bid

Cisco is delighted to be a key industry partner in the Curtin University led Resources Technology and Critical Minerals Trailblazer Hub. This pathbreaking university – industry consortium is set to help drive impactful research and commercialisation in Australia’s resources technology and critical…

April 7, 2022

SERVICE PROVIDERS

The critical role that Telcos can play in sustainability

As the Service Providers (SPs) expand and modernize the networks to meet the ever-growing data demand across all regions, this is also the right time to rethink their strategies to reduce energy and greenhouse gas emissions. Telecom networks form the digital backbone of global economies and enable…

April 5, 2022

CYBERSECURITY

Cisco and A3C sign agreement to increase cybersecurity capability and skills in Australia

Cisco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre (A3C) to further elevate cybersecurity capability and skills at a critical time, with the evolving cyber threat for critical infrastructure operators, and increased exposure to ransomware, phishing…

March 8, 2022

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Career diversity in IT – through MentorMe

One of Cisco’s flagship volunteering programs, MentorMe, matches female university students with a mentor in the technology industry within Cisco for over nine weeks. Meeting weekly, and sometimes more, the students also participate in weekly professional development sessions to hear from experts…

March 8, 2022

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

IWD: a look at leaders

Today marks international women’s day globally. We asked three of our senior leaders about their career histories, the challenges they experience, and what the day means for them. Karen Schuman I started my professional career in healthcare consulting, working with hospitals looking to digitise…

December 1, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

The power of a hairbrush

To all the parents juggling working from home while bringing up their kids and managing their education: you’re all superheroes. There’s one group at Cisco sharing what’s in their superhero toolkit amongst each other, and it started with an unexpected item – a hairbrush. The Special Kids Group: Parents…

November 30, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Leaning on your leaders in tough times

The last couple of years have been tough for many, especially as our personal and professional lives go through a tug of war to find the right balance. Working further apart physically has unexpectedly brought many of us closer through virtual, but more meaningful, connections. From seeing into your…