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Cisco catches thousands of hidden threats on a massive public network

May 3, 2018

The GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, is the largest exhibition for a mobile industry. This year, Mobile World Congress attracted more than 107,000 attendees. But high profile, public networks also attract a lot of cyber threats.

Providing Internet connectivity to each of these attendees is a technological and logistical challenge, and Cisco has helped meet that need for more than 10 years. Each year we add new and innovative technologies to provide the best and most secure experience. This year we deployed Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise, including Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics, on the public wireless network.

The use of encryption is growing rapidly, both for legitimate Internet users and threat actors.

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