Cisco Systems Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry and provides services associated with these products. It provides a broad line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings and across campuses. Cisco’s current offerings comprises of the following categories: Switching, Next-Generation Network (NGN) Routing, Service Provider Video, Collaboration, Data Center, Wireless, Security, and Other Products. Security portfolio of products and services offers identity, network, and content security solutions designed to enable customers to reduce the impact of threats and realize the benefits of a mobile, collaborative, and cloud-enabled business.

Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) delivers world-class security management and monitoring through an intuitive, easy-to-use Web-based management interface. Bundled with the Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM), Cisco ASDM accelerates security deployment with intelligent wizards, robust administration tools and versatile monitoring services that complement the advanced integrated security and networking features offered by the Cisco FWSM. The secure, Web-based design of
Cisco ASDM enables anytime, anywhere access to Cisco FWSMs located in any part
of the network. Based on Cisco ASDM Version 5.2 for Cisco ASA 5500 Series and
Cisco PIX security appliances running Cisco PIX® Software Version 7.2, Cisco ASDM Version 5.2F enables administrators to use their knowledge to deploy the market-leading suite of Cisco security appliances and services modules.